SQL Server 2012
SQL Server Management Studio
IMPORTANT: With SQL 2016, the Management Studio application is now a completely separate stand-alone product from the SQL Server database engine.
- SQL Server Management Studio 2016 is compatible with all versions of SQL Server and can be downloaded at the link below:
- Next, Click the blue download link labelled "Download SQL Server Management Studio (16.5.1)".
- A pop-up will appear, click Save File to save to your computer.
Versions of SQL Server Management Studio older than the 2012 version may be able to connect and run queries. However, most functions will require that you use the 2012 version of Management Studio. The 2012 version can be downloaded at the following URLs: