SQL Source Control 5

Requirements and supported systems


To use SQL Source Control, you need:

  • SQL Server Management Studio 2012, 2014, 2016, 17*
  • Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • .NET Framework 4.6.1 or later*
  • MDAC 2.8+

(* version 5.8 of SQL Source Control no longer supports SSMS 2008, and requires .Net Framework 4.6.1 or later - see End of support for SSMS 2008 and 2008R2 for more information)

Supported source control systems

SQL Source Control is designed to work with:

Other source control systems

Other source control systems (including Mercurial) are supported, but they're not so well integrated into the user interface. To use them, you can:

For more information about linking to these source control systems, see Linking to source control.

Supported SQL Server versions

  • SQL Server 2008 (RTM, SP1, SP2, R2, R2 SP1, and R2 SP2)
  • SQL Server 2012 (RTM)
  • SQL Server 2014 (RTM)
  • SQL Server 2016 (RTM, SP1)
SQL Source Control doesn't support SQL Server 2000 or 2005, SQL Express, LocalDB, or SSMS Express.


The permissions you need to use SQL Source Control depend on the objects in your database schema. For more information, see Permissions.

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