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    DB Designer Alternatives

    DB Designer is described as 'DBDesigner 4 is a visual database design system that integrates database design, modeling, creation and maintenance into a single, seamless environment' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DB Designer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is MySQL Workbench, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DB Designer are pgModeler (Paid, Open Source), dbForge Studio for MySQL (Freemium), DbSchema (Paid) and DbVisualizer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 14, 2021

    1. MySQL Workbench is a unified visual tool for database architects, developers, and DBAs. MySQL Workbench provides data modeling, SQL development, and comprehensive administration tools for server configuration, user administration, and much more.
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      Most users think MySQL Workbench is a great alternative to DB Designer.
    2. pgModeler is an open source tool for modeling databases that merges the classical concepts of entity-relationship diagrams with specific features that only PostgreSQL implements. Built over Qt framework, pgModeler can be compiled under Windows, Linux and macOS.
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    3. dbForge Studio for MySQL is the universal MySQL and MariaDB client for database management, administration and development. With the help of this intelligent MySQL client the work with data and code has become easier and more convenient.
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    4. DbSchema is a visual database design & management tool. It can connect to any SQL, NoSQL or Cloud database via JDBC drivers. The tool includes features such as Relational Data Browse, Visual Query Builder, Interactive Layouts, Data Generator and more.
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    5. DbVisualizer is the Universal database tool for developers, analysts and DBAs. It runs on all major OS'es and connects to all major databases and JDBC drivers.
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    6. Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler is a free graphical tool that simplifies data modeling tasks. Using Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler users can create, browse and edit, logical, relational, physical, multi-dimensional, and data type models.
    7. The SQL Power Architect data modeling tool was created by data warehouse designers and has many unique features geared specifically for the data warehouse architect.
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    8. Navicat Data Modeler is a powerful and cost-effective database design tool which helps you build high-quality logical and physical data models.
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    9. Quick DBD is a free online web-based application for making database diagrams quickly. Quick DBD lets you create a database diagram by typing the schema.
    10. Moon Modeler is a schema design and database modeling tool for various databases. Draw ER diagrams, reverse engineer existing database structures and generate SQL code.
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