You can use SQL Compare to compare data-tier application packages (DACPACs).
To specify a DACPAC as a data source:
- In Windows Explorer, right-click the DACPAC file you want to use, and click Unpack.
The Unpack Microsoft SQL Server DAC Package File dialog opens.
Specify the folder you want the files in the DACPAC to be unpacked to, and click Unpack:
- In SQL Compare, on the Project Configuration dialog box, select Source Control as a data source:
Select Scripts folder, and browse to the folder you unpacked the DACPAC to:
If you have any problems using DACPACs with SQL Compare, contact Red Gate support.