Parse Performance Data

Parse Performance Data (PPD) quickly parses large performance CSV files and creates a Microsoft Excel report in a couple of seconds. This helps to collect the interesting metrics from the file and it even creates charts for each metric that is configured.

Where can I download it?

Type Version MD5 Hash
Stable 1.1.17188.1 659818b05236d0516ede1ef2806fc075
Develop 0.0.17125.3 fc54f80cabdbe6d34f28f339166c3c25
Source code Github N/A


  • Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016
  • .NET 4.0

How do I use PPD?

This section will describe how to use the tool.

Description Screenshot
Download the and extract the files.  extract-ppd
The Metrics.txt contains the default performance counter that will be collected. This can be extended with additional metrics.  metrics-ppd
Open a command prompt and run PPD.exe with the /f and the CSV file as parameter.  ppd-console
Within the same directory of the CSV file an Excel file is created.  ppd-explorer
The Excel sheet contains the metric and the chart.  PPD-Report

Feedback or ideas

Please share your feedback with me, I’m always looking for ways to improve the tool. Provide feedback in the comments below.


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