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Download the free Plan Explorer tool by clicking the Start Download button in the box below. MICROSOFT .NET 4.7.1 MUST BE PRE-INSTALLED.

Plan Explorer is a single installation file containing the application and the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) add-in, which allows you to jump directly to Plan Explorer from SSMS.

Download Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1 (Offline Installer) for Windows 7 SP1, Windows, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Windows 10 Creators Update, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016.

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Installation and onboarding resources

Reference the documentation below as you set up your Plan Explorer Free Tool.


Plan Explorer User Guide

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Demo Kit for Plan Explorer

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