ApexSQL Compare 2017 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Compare 2017 has been released

About ApexSQL Compare: ApexSQL Compare is a tool that can compare files, SQL Server objects, and folders. It can be integrated as an add-in into SQL Server Management Studio and Visual Studio or it can be used directly from command line interface. It can perform two-way script comparison and create a merged file. Three comparison modes include Character, Line and Block comparison modes, along with the appropriate syntax highlighting.

For more information, visit the ApexSQL Compare product page

About this release:


  • Supports SQL Server Management Studio 2012 integration and higher
  • Supports Visual Studio 2010 integration and higher
  • Supports Windows Explorer integration
  • Supports SQL Server 2005 and higher
  • Supports Azure SQL Database
  • Supports SQL Server on Amazon RDS
  • Supports file and folder comparison
  • Compare SQL Server objects directly from SQL Server Management Studio and Visual Studio
  • Two-way comparison and merge
  • Three comparison modes:
    • Character
    • Line
    • Block
  • Syntax highlighting for 9 languages:
    • C#
    • C++
    • HTML
    • JavaScript
    • PostgreSQL
    • Python
    • T-SQL
    • Visual Basic
    • XML
  • Ignore options for the comparison process
    • Ansi options
    • Authorization
    • Collation
    • Comments
    • Constraint names
    • Filegroups
    • Indexes
    • Lock escalation
    • Permissions
    • With encryption
  • Export comparison results into HTML report
  • Command line interface
  • GUI themes

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Release notes

June 21, 2017