Third-party software requirements

xfODBC is supported for use only with versions of third-party software that are currently supported by the manufacturer. For information on requirements for stand-alone and client/server configurations, see xfODBC requirements and installation.




Visual Studio 2013 with Update 4

Visual Studio 2015 with Update 2

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 or higher with SDIb

Visual Studio 2019 with SDIb

Microsoft Office

Office 2010 with Service Pack 3 or higher

SQL Servera c

SQL Server 2012 and higher

Desktop Bridge applications (e.g., Office 365)

Windows 10 build 1703 (RS2) or higher

Windows Server 2016 build 1703 (RS2) or higher

a. We do not recommend installing xfODBC to run in a shared configuration when you are running Visual Studio or the client machine for xfODBC development.

b. You must install Synergy DBL Integration for Visual Studio (SDI) to get xfODBCSpecialization15.dll, which is required for xfODBC support for Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio 2019.

c. For SQL Server, we recommend that you always use the most recent Microsoft ODBC Driver with the latest update.