ApexSQL Diff 2018 R4 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Diff 2018 R4 has been released

About ApexSQL Diff: ApexSQL Diff is a SQL Server and Azure SQL database comparison and synchronization tool which detects differences between database objects and resolves them without errors. It compares and synchronizes live databases, native or natively compressed database backups, database snapshots, scripts in source control and script folders and generates comprehensive reports on the detected differences.

For more information visit the ApexSQL Diff product page

About this release:


  • Visual Studio 2019 integration support
  • Visual Studio 2019 version option is added under the Output options step of the Synchronization wizard for the Create a C# solution and executable installer action
  • CLI switches:
    • Tables with specified schemas can be filtered via the /include switch: “Schemaname.ObjectName”
    • New value for the Visual Studio /vs_ver switches: VS2019

Improved quality:

  • 23 bugs and known issue fixed


  • Backup database before synchronization is now unchecked by default
  • Default value for the /backup switch is set to None
  • Tables with specified schemas can be included through the CLI using the /include switch
  • The application now requires Microsoft .NET framework 4.7.2

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Release notes


March 12, 2019