• Kalpesh Agrawal

How to Download & Install Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to manage the SQL infrastructure. SSMS first launched with Microsoft SQL Server.

The main feature of SSMS is the Object Explorer, you can do so many tasks like select, browse.

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Download SQL Server Management Studio

Follow the steps given below to download SQL Server Management Studio(SSMS):

Step 1) Click on the link:

You can download old versions also, but SSMS 18.7.1 is the latest version of SSMS with all new features.

Step 2) Once you click on the "Download SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)", your download will be started and you will get the downloaded file named "SSMS-Setup-ENU.exe".

Install SQL Server Management Studio

Step 1) You can see the window given below after clicking on the file you downloaded. Click on the 'Install' button.

Step 2) As soon as you click on the Install button, you can see the screen given below with Package Progress and Overall Progress.

Step 3) Once the installation process completed, you can see the window with the "Setup Completed" message.

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Your SQL Server and SSMS setup are now completed, you can start learning and working on SQL.