PerfectXL Compare

Our tool for spreadsheet comparison is fast, reliable, and easy to use. See for yourself!

99.00 for 1 year

PerfectXL Compare is a tool used to quickly compare two spreadsheets. The results of this comparison are accurate and easy to understand.


PerfectXL Compare is a spreadsheet comparison tool that compares spreadsheets and provides users with a detailed overview of all differences between two versions of an Excel spreadsheet. We track differences back to user actions, reporting only true changes.

“This tool is fast and has a clear summary of differences, and is useful for auditing, developing, and validating spreadsheets.” – Robeco
“The tool is incredibly user friendly, colors are clear, and the fact that it is standalone is great. It’s fast, stable, and the results are correct.” – a.s.r

The tool is a standalone application which runs on your own PC and handles most comparisons in under a minute. For more information please refer to to the links below:

Software type:

Standalone application

Supported file types:

.xlsx, .xslm, .xls, .xlsb

Maximum file size:

No limit (may cost significant time with massive files)

Software requirements:

Windows 7 or 10, Microsoft Excel not required

Release notes

Version 1.1.0 (29 May 2020)

  • Export comparison result to Excel
  • Switch between “smart” and “basic” comparison mode

Version 1.0.3 (31 March 2020)

  • Support for .xlsb files
  • Improved texts in license manager
  • App is ready to be published in the Microsoft Store

Version 1.0.2 (17 January 2020)

  • Automatic license activation (using installer argument and/or license key file)
  • Upgrade to .NET Core 3.1

Version 1.0.1 (26 November 2019)

  • Code obfuscation for C# back-end code
  • Improved application startup

Version v1.0.0 (19 November 2019)

This is the first official public release of PerfectXL Compare 🎉

Pre-Release v0.9.1 (19 November 2019)

  • Implemented auto-update
  • Implemented code signing
  • Improved file size of API build
  • Improved build process (both development and production)
  • Algorithm update for changed rows/columns
  • Installer and uninstaller sent analytics to license server
  • Button ‘Show all’ and ‘Hide all’ for details
  • Small bugfixes