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DAX Studio 2.6.0

Rating:        Based on 2 ratings
Reviewed:  2 reviews
Downloads: 0
Released: Dec 16, 2016
Updated: Dec 21, 2016 by dgosbell
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes

Please now use the 2.6.0a release as Chrome has incorrectly flagged this release as malicious. There is no indication of why and there does not be a why to request this be re-assesed so we've simply re-packaged the 2.6.0 build as 2.6.0a.

New Features

  • Added support for multiple result sets (works for Power BI Desktop and SSAS 2016)
  • Changed Connection dialog so that connection types that are unavailable are just disabled instead of being hidden.
  • Added the ability to connect to SSDT Integrated Workspaces.
  • Added a link to the dowload page from Help - About when a newer version is available.
  • Added parsing of record counts in Server Timings for SQL 2016 / Power BI Desktop.
  • Improved metadata search performance and the search box now stays open when it has keyboard focus.
  • When querying measures the Formatting from the data model is now applied


  • Fixed an issue where Query Plans and Server Timings would not start when connected PowerPivot.
  • Fixed an error when using the locale setting in the connection dialog
  • Fixed an issue with hidden animations running causing background CPU usage even when the app was idle.
  • Fixed crashes when refreshing metadata (also affects the automatic refresh when switching back to DAX Studio after editing your model).
  • Fixed PowerPivot connections so that they stay connected when you open another Excel file.
  • Fixed blank column headers in the results when running DMV queries
  • Fixed file outputs, csv and tab had been switched

Reviews for this release

Marco, I love the tool (2.5.0), but I also find, using your link,, that Chrome says "This file is malicious, and Chrome has blocked it." Please look into this. Looking forward to the latest release! Download link is Firefox says "This file contains a virus or malware. - 4:52 PM"
by tlaresch on Dec 21, 2016 at 9:56 PM
Impossible to download, Chrome neither Firefox - Reason : The file contains virus or malware
by lluisfaja on Dec 21, 2016 at 10:06 AM
Can you try this link? I just tried with Chrome and it works without any issue.
Reply by marcorusso (N/A) on Dec 21, 2016 at 11:29 AM