Using xlCompare to compare 2 Excel files

Excel workbooks and CSV files are widely used as various reports, templates, pricelists, ... If your daily tasks require comparing Excel workbooks, it is highly important to quickly get accurate comparison results and handle them.
There are several Excel workbook comparison tools on the market. What are the benefits of the xlCompare?
  1. Compare large workbooks in a seconds. This significantly increases your productivity.
  2. Permanent License. Pay once and update and use xlCompare forever. Free 24/7 technical support.
  3. xlCompare detects "added", "deleted" and changed data. This is not usual cell-by-cell comparison. Compare "mixed" and unsorted lists of data and get correct results. Select different comparison algorithms for Database data and Excel worksheets with formulas.
  4. Comparison results look exactly in the same way as in the Excel window. xlCompare is the only tool on the market which has such visual representation of the comparison results. Example of the comparison results you can find on the screenshot below.
  5. Display difference between compared values or corresponding value directly in the cell.
  6. Compare all contents of the workbooks or single sheets or VBA Modules.
  7. Compare data with different structure.
  8. xlCompare has a number of advanced features to mark differences in workbook, to export differences, to edit data in the comparison report window.
  9. Create intersection of the compared worksheets.
  10. Extract unique or equal records.
  11. Set of Database commands to filter duplicated rows and keys.
  12. Export or Print comparison report.
  13. Merge cells one by one, or use bulk merge commands to update workbooks in a single click.
  14. xlCompare has commands for drill-down tracing of the calculations. Use it to debug calculations and research errors in your formulas.
  15. Use xlCompare from the Command Line to compare XLS, XLSX, XLSM, XLSB, CSV files.
  16. Automate you tasks with Visual Basic macro.
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Download xlCompare

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

Questions & Answers

Are there any limits in the software?

Evaluation version of xlCompare is full-featured. But it has following limitations:

  • 30-days working period
  • You are not able to save workbooks
  • You are not able to copy cells from worksheet
  • You can't save comparison report on disk
Which version to choose - 64-bit or 32-bit?

If you have 64-bit Windows - install 64-bit version of the xlCompare. It allows 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, it 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 the any Windows PC.

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.

Do I need to register for the Trial?

No. You don't need to register your evaluation license. Just install it and use.

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Is this a one-time payment?

Yes, there will be no future payments. xlCompare is sold as Permanent License, not like a subscription. You pay once and get a lifetime license.

Which payment methods are supported?

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How many activations do I have?

One xlCompare license allows you to use the software on one PC. If you plan to use xlCompare on more then 1 computer - you need a license for the every PC.

Should I order a license for my new PC?

No. If you've got new PC - you can transfer your license to this new computer. You can do it yourself in your account in the Customer Area, or send us an e-mail and we'll do it for you.

Do you have volume discounts?

Yes. If you are ordering 3 and more licenses, please contact us for a Coupon Code. We'll provide you a discount.

Is technical support included?

Yes. Free updates and unlimited technical support is included into your license. If you have any questions - contact us and you'll get prompt response in the nearest time.

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