Frequently Asked Questions...

What is Synkronizer?
Synkronizer is a COM add-in that compares, synchronizes and updates Excel

What is a COM Add-In?
A COM Add-In is an additional program, procedure or function, that is loaded
automatically when Excel (or another application) is started. An add-In
addresses the needs of different users and increases the comfort and speed
factor when working with such applications.

How does Synkronizer work?
Synkronizer reads the data from the old and new Excel sheets and compares bit
by bit each cell entry. Synkronizer has a verifying tool that detects all differences
automatically. This enables you to immediately determine the data added,
deleted or changed

What functions does Synkronizer perform?
Synkronizer performs the following functions:
  • highlights the differences in the underlying tables
  • creates a difference report
  • update tables / transfer differences

  • What are the System requirements?
    Synkronizer 11 works with the following system:

    Operating Systems:
  • Windows 10 / 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 8 / 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 7 / 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Vista / 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008

  • Excel Versions:
  • Excel 2016 / 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Excel 2013 / 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Excel 2010 / 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Excel 2007 / 32-bit
  • Windows 8 RT doesn't work

  • What kind of license types are available?
    There are two license available:

    a) Local user license / single user license
    This license type is used for local pcs or laptops.

    b) Network license
    From five users also a network license is available. This license is installed in a
    network directory (shared folder). All users who have access this network
    directory can work with Synkronizer.

    Does Synkronizer run a virtual machine?
    Yes, Synkronizer also works on a virtual machine. But you will need a separate
    license, which is issued free of charge if required.

    Does Synkronizer run on a Citrix server?

    How many files can be compared?
    With the Professional Edition only two files were compared (per cycle) . With the
    Developer Edition, multiple files can be compared in a single process using
    command-line commands or VBA.

    How many tables can be compared?
    All tables which are included in a file can be compared. There is no limit.

    What kind of Differences are recognized?
    The following types of differences can be compared:

  • Difference in rows
  • Difference in columns
  • Duplicate primary keys (database mode)
  • Duplicate data records (database mode)
  • Difference in cells
  • Difference in cell-formulas
  • Difference in cell comments
  • Difference in cell formats

  • Is a Mac version available?
    No, Synkronizer does not work with Macintosh operating systems. However you
    can install a virtual machine with Windows / Excel on it and then work with