Download Excel File Comparison Tool

Pick the version that's suitable for your Windows version. A free trial is available to help you with the decision-making.

Current Version: 10.0.0

Build Date: 7/28/2021


Version History

During 10+ years, our team has been working to provide for you a robust and quality software. It boosts your productivity and saves you time and money. Just look into our list of changes on the page below to imagine the amount of work done on the product.

Supported Versions

Microsoft Windows

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7

64-bit and 32-bit versions are supported

Microsoft Excel

xlCompare is based on the Spreadsheet Core engine.

It doesn't require Microsoft Excel to be installed.

Questions & Answers


Which version should I choose, the 64-bit or 32-bit?
If you have 64-bit Windows - install 64-bit version of the xlCompare. It will allow you to open larger workbooks and use full power of your 64-bit processor.
How does the 30-day trial work?
Once you decide to use xlCompare, you can run a 30-day free trial first. Including all the product features. This will help you decide which features are of the greatest value to you. Once the 30 day period is over, you will be asked to make your choice.
Are there any special requirements?
No, xlCompare is a completely independent software - it doesn't have any special requirements. You can install it on any Windows PC. Just download, install and use.
Do you offer discounts for students?
We offer student and non-profit discounts. Just open a private discussion with us, verify your status and we will provide you with a 25% discount on the regular price. We may ask you to confirm your status with documentation, so please get ready to verify that.

xlCompare and the Smart Screen


If you are getting SmartScreen warning, when installing xlCompare on your PC - do not worry. You can safely install xlCompare on your computer!

The software is signed with our code-signing certificate and was successfully tested by Microsoft and marked as safe.

So, you may ask - why I'm getting this blue screen warning? This happens with any software, whose certificate at this moment doesn't have enough installations, from Microsoft's point of view. From our side, we want to say - the software is absolutely legal.

We suggest you to submit out setup file to Microsoft to get personal response about safety of our software.

xlCompare in the Action


In the article below, we've compared two price lists in the XLSX format to introduce you primary xlCompare features and options.

If you are looking for a tool to compare two Excel sheets for differences - it will be useful for you.

Spend a few seconds to see how xlCompare works.

How to merge several Excel files into one?

In the example below, we've merged 3 lists with auto parts, saved in the Excel file, into single list. Plus, we've described some options relative to Merge operations.

How it works:

How to report changes made in the workbook to co-worker?

For the compared price lists we've created example of the outlined difference report. It contains all changes found between compared Excel workbooks. We've saved it in the XLSX file to be sent by e-mail.

How it works:

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What do our customers say about xlCompare?

The best comparison software!

Proc: Extremely useful tool for database data comparison. Perfect visual representation of the comparison report.
Cons: Export difference report to more formats.
Summary: I need to compare database reports from my co-workers every day and this tool saves a lot of my time. It compares 2 large workbooks in several seconds. Comparison report is perfect. Data can be easily merged and saved directly in the report. Very useful tool.
Ralph Langley
Great product!

Proc: We use Excel extensively for our financial models, and this product greatly speeds up our productivity! Large workbooks are easily compared and merged. Drag-n-drop feature for merging workbooks is fantastic. I suggest it to everyone.
Cons: I like all features in this product.
Summary: We are going to have more people in the development on our Excel model, so merging is very helpful. xlCompare seems to be the best option, only it could handle our model files.
John Robert

Frequently Asked Questions


Please, open the Frequently Asked Questions page for getting additional information about xlCompare.

Need Our Help?

If you have any questions regarding xlCompare, please contact us and we will give you a prompt response.

Spreadsheet Tools on Youtube

We've started publishing videos on the Youtube service, to show how to use xlCompare to compare Excel files for differences.

Ask, your questions directly in the comments, to share common questions with other users.

Please, visit out channel to get additional information about the product.