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Two-way SQL code compare
SSMS and Visual Studio integration
Char-by-char compare
Windows Explorer integration
Line-by-line compare
File and folder compare
Block-by-block compare
Database object compare
Syntax highlighting
Ignore script options
HTML results report
Automation and scheduling


Two-way SQL code compare

Compare two files and/or SQL objects and create a merge script

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SSMS and Visual Studio integration

Compare SQL Server objects directly from the Object Explorer and Server Explorer right-click context menus in SSMS and Visual Studio

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Character-level highlighting

Visualized character level differences

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Color highlight

Customize colors for difference highlights

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Three comparison modes

Choose between Character, Line, and Block comparison modes

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Ignore script options

Choose ignore options that exclude specific parts of the scripts/objects in the comparison

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Recent files quick loading

Quickly load a file from the recent files drop-down list and set the maximum items shown in the recent files list

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Folder comparison and synchronization

Use specific set of the comparison options to compare folders and synchronize files between compared folders

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Visual themes

Customize the visual appearance with interface themes. Learn more

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ApexSQL Compare 2018 – Screen shot tour

This article represents a screen shot tour of ApexSQL Compare features with a brief description

How to compare two SQL scripts/objects and export comparison results

This article explains how to compare two SQL scripts/objects and export comparison results into a HTML report

ApexSQL Compare Command Line Interface (CLI) switches

This article explains the ApexSQL Compare CLI switches, and their usage through the examples


I am using the ApexSQL Compare to compare side by side long stored procedures and sql scripts I am writing. Very easy to use and very, very helpful! Recommended!

Periklis Kydonakis

IT Manager

Pantelis Papadopoulos SA

ApexSQL Compare helps me a lot and as a developer I find it very useful. It helps me to compare SQL code and it makes my job easier. Thank you ApexSQL!

Johan Sebastian Vargas Sogamoso

Application analyst


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