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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,097
United States Rank #26,167
Reach 0.0064%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.31 days
160.38 days >
Average installed length: 84.27 days


VersionDistribution 13.49% 0.79% 31.75% 12.70% 0.79% 1.59% 11.11% 0.79% 14.29% 6.35% 6.35%

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SQL Compare 10

What is SQL Compare 10?  (from Red Gate Software Ltd)

SQL Compare is the industry-standard tool for comparing and deploying SQL Server database schemas. You can work with live databases, database snapshots, SQL scripts in source control, or backups. SQL Compare helps you compare and deploy changes quickly, simply and with zero errors.


SQL Compare 10 is a software program developed by Red Gate Software Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 42.27 MB (44,323,001 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 43% of users of SQL Compare 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.red-gate.com/products/sql-development/sql-compare
Help link: www.red-gate.com/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Gate\SQL Compare 10\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F64706F8-A22D-4570-9A7A-5733434874BE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 42.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SQL Compare 10

  • RedGate.SIPFrameworkShared.dll - SSMS Integration Pack Framework Shared (RedGate.SIPFrameworkShared)
  • RedGate.SOCCompareInterface.dll - SQL Source Control Compare Interface (SOCCompareInterface)
  • RedGate.ApplicationMetrics.dll - RedGate.ApplicationMetrics
  • RedGate.SQLCompare.UI.exe - SQL Compare
  • RedGate.SQLSnapper.exe - SQL Snapper
  • SQLCompare.exe - SQL Compare Command Line
  • RedGate.IPNShared.dll - IPN Client (IPN Shared)
  • DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v10.1.dll (by Developer Express) - XtraRichEdit(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.XtraRichEdit)
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v10.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraPrinting
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.XtraGrid.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraGrid
  • DevExpress.Utils.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Data.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • LinqBridge.dll - LINQBridge
  • ActiproSoftware.WinUICore.Net20.dll (by Actipro Software) - WinUICore (Actipro WinUICore User Interface Layer)
  • ActiproSoftware.UIStudio.Dock.Net20.dll (by Actipro Software) - UIStudio (Actipro UIStudio (Dock Controls) .NET Control Suite)
  • ActiproSoftware.Shared.Net20.dll - Shared (Actipro Shared Product Base Layer)
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • RedGate.BackupReader.CryptoHelper.dll

How do I remove SQL Compare 10?

You can uninstall SQL Compare 10 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SQL Compare 10, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SQL Compare 10.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.69%
Windows 10 41.73%
Windows XP 1.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.81%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.49%
Windows 8 Enterprise 7.14%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.38%
  India 5.88%
  Spain 4.41%
  Iran 4.41%
  United Kingdom 3.68%
  France 2.94%
  Canada 2.94%
  Taiwan 2.21%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Philippines 1.47%
  Turkey 1.47%
  AL 1.47%
  Indonesia 1.47%
  Italy 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.35%
Hewlett-Packard 21.69%
Lenovo 13.25%
ASUS 9.64%
Acer 3.61%
Intel 2.41%
Samsung 1.20%
Compaq 1.20%
Sony 1.20%
Common models
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.97%
Notebook P15SM ... 1.98%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 1.98%
Dell Latitude E6520 1.98%
Dell Vostro 3550 1.98%
Acer Aspire S3-391 1.98%

About Red Gate Software Ltd

Red Gate is a software company that primarily provides tools for database developers and administrators.
Publisher URL: www.red-gate.com


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