SQL Sentry Plan Explorer currently does not support SQL Server Management Studio 19.x


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SSMS 19.0.1 is the latest general availability (GA) version. If you have a preview version of SSMS 19 installed, you should uninstall it before installing SSMS 19.0.1. If you have SSMS 19.0 installed, installing SSMS 19.0.1 upgrades it to 19.0.1.

SQL Sentry Plan Explorer does not support SSMS 19.x

Please Advise

  • Same problem here. SSMS 19.X is not supported. Microsoft implemented some braking changes in SSMS 19 Preview 4, so older add-in versions cannot register anymore. Red-Gate had the same problems but was faster in fixing SQL Prompt et al.

    Since Plan Explorer's last update was in July 2021, it seems that there is not much love for it at Solarwinds. We are still loving it as users, but …

  • Hey there and !  Good news!  The Plan Explorer add-in for SSMS 19.0.1 fix will be released here in a few weeks as part of the 2023.2 build.  Keep an eye out for the release sometime in mid April.

  • There is still plenty of love for Plan Explorer here at SolarWinds.  While we haven't made as much progress as we would have liked with it recently, we are collecting feedback from the community on ways to enhance it and I'm hoping that we'll have some additions here in 2023.