Excel tools

PerfectXL Compare

Our new Excel compare tool is fast, reliable, and easy to use. It also uses a combination of an incredibly intelligent engine and smart grouping to show you only things that have actually changed.

  • Incredibly fast comparison
  • Correct, reliable results
  • No learning curve

An award winning
Excel compare tool

PerfectXL Compare wins the category “Audit Extraordinaire” at the 2020 Financial Modelling Innovation awards!

“The category winner, PerfectXL Compare, deploys an intuitive user interface to solve a problem wanting in comparison of versions of the same model.

This incredible tool has a great story behind it, learn more about the maker, our partners, and the development process:

PerfectXL Compare // Excel Compare Tool

Super easy to use

PerfectXL Compare has a variety of different applications. This great Excel compare tool can be used in all of the following situations:

  • Debugging models by tracing back issues
  • Creating a perfect change log
  • Collaborating with colleagues
  • Ensuring consistency across new versions

“I like that it’s super easy to use and the report is easy to understand too. It would have been really helpful if I had it way back when I was project manager.”
– Leila GharaniExcel MVP

And you are in
good company

PerfectXL serves clients from different industries. The Excel compare tool has proven its value to accountants, consultants and financial experts as well as professionals from high tech, energy, logistics and transport industries.

“This tool is fast and has a clear summary of differences. It is useful for auditing, developing, and validating spreadsheets.”


  • Incredibly fast comparison
  • Correct, reliable results
  • No learning curve

Read more about the Excel compare tool and the benefits of comparing Excel files

On this page you will find a step-by-step walkthrough of the PerfectXL Compare tool.

Our software came to existence though a combination of passions for Excel, computer science, and board games.

This is the technical page for PerfectXL Compare. Here you will find information like system requirements, release notes, and answers to most questions about our software.

On this page you will find a summation which aims to show the relevance and application of a compare tool based on the user tests we did while developing our spreadsheet comparison tool.

We realize there are alternative solutions available in the realm of spreadsheet comparison, but PerfectXL Compare is in a different league. Below you will find a feature comparison with some of the market leaders in spreadsheet comparison.

Many nightmares have arisen because of confusion about the correct file versions of Excel documents. Learn more about version management.

What separates the great spreadsheets from the rest, is documentation! This will help future users of the spreadsheets to really understand your work.

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