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Free Instant SQL Formatter

About a year ago a client showed this website to me. I saved it to my favorites and just now rediscovered this little gem from Gudu soaftware, Instant SQL Formatter. They have a free add-in version for Management Studio (but I haven't tested it.)

Published Sunday, December 23, 2007 3:16 PM by Paul Nielsen

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Madhivanan said:

Another one is from

December 24, 2007 1:33 AM

jerryhung said:

The add-in for SSMS doesn't seem to be FREE, too bad

SQL Pretty Printer Add-in for SQL Server Management Studio    

single license One person only $39.95

December 27, 2007 10:58 AM

dba said:

I found 100% free sql formatter at

November 8, 2008 1:51 PM

Geek said:

Tried dbainfopower, it's need java.. But pretty fast and free. Definitely will use it.

September 4, 2009 12:48 AM

Anand Kumar said:

Thanks you.... is really very usefull and working completely. It formats the Stored Procdures neatly and readablity is improved.

July 5, 2010 10:52 AM

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About Paul Nielsen

Paul Nielsen believes SQL is the romance language of data. As such he’s a hands-on database developer, Microsoft SQL Server MVP, trainer, and author of SQL Server Bible series (Wiley). As a data architect, he developed the concepts of Smart Database Design and Nordic – an open source O/R dbms for SQL Server. He lives in Colorado Springs.

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