We often get the question "What is the difference between the free version and the current version?" as regards to ChangefIT, XrefIT, and DeskfIT.

Below is a comparison chart of only the most important features of both versions for XrefIT. More features can be found in the XrefIT wiki.

Feature XrefIT
v1.23
(free version)
XrefIT
v1.27
Administration
  • Library exclusion at DB creation/update
  • Only authorized users may (re-build)
  • Query/400 file references
  • Facility to delete XrefIT records if a library deleted
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Yes
Yes
Yes
No
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Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Workflow
  • List named object references
  • List generic named object references
  • List dependant object’s references
  • ChangefIT integration
  • Display a programs modules
  • Display file source
  • *View a file's key (key fields, join details, and select/omit criterion)
  • *Display/Compare a formatted file layout
  • Option to exclude libraries from result set
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Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
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Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Tools
  • *Display/Compare a formatted file layout
  • *RGZPFM by Percentage Deleted Records
  • *View a file's key (key fields, join details, and select/omit criterion)
  • Retrieve the DDS source from an existing PF
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No
No
No
No
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Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
General
  • You can be productive within 15 minutes of installing XrefIT
  • No user registration required
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Yes
Yes
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Yes
Yes
*EcofIT commands that can be also be used in CL programs or command line.