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Open Source DBeaver Alternatives

The best open source alternative to DBeaver is HeidiSQL. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to DBeaver and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to DBeaver are MySQL Workbench, phpMyAdmin, LibreOffice - Base and NocoDB.

DBeaver alternatives are mainly Database Managers but may also be Spreadsheet Apps or Kanban Boards. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DBeaver.
This page was last updated May 29, 2022
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  1. HeidiSQL is a useful tool designed for web developers using the popular MySQL server, Microsoft SQL databases and PostgreSQL. It enables you to browse and edit data, create and edit tables, views, procedures, triggers and scheduled events.

    HeidiSQL vs DBeaver opinions
    Almost everyone thinks HeidiSQL is a great alternative to DBeaver.

    It's easy to setup, can connect directly to the server. Has a portable option. Can export and import databases in a file and automatically created a ZIP file if needed. Works with MariaDB (my case).

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    He work with MySQL old version too

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    For me is the best DB management app under WIN OS.

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  2. MySQL Workbench

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Most users think MySQL Workbench is a great alternative to DBeaver.


  3. phpMyAdmin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.

    phpMyAdmin vs DBeaver opinions
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    phpMyAdmin is specifically for managing a MySQL/MariaDB instance. Not comparable. Unless you are looking to only interact with MySQL.

    Negative comment 3 months ago
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    not an sql general client

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  4. LibreOffice - Base

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    Base is a full-featured desktop database front end, designed to meet the needs of a broad array of users, for all kinds of usages, such as keeping track of collections of objects,maintaining customer information databases,maintaining student grade and curriculum...

  5. NocoDB is a feature-rich, open source #NoCode platform that turns any database into a smart spreadsheet similar to Airtable.



  6. pgAdmin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    pgAdmin is the most popular and feature rich open source administration and development platform for PostgreSQL, the most advanced open source database in the world.

  7. Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.

    Discontinued

    No releases since 2016. Difficulty with newer OSes cause the app to crash when closing a connection.

    Most users think Sequel Pro is a great alternative to DBeaver.
  8. SQuirreL SQL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SQuirreL SQL is an open-source Java SQL Client program that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands etc.

  9. Beekeeper studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • MariaDB
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • CockroachDB
    • Amazon Redshift
    • PostgreSQL

    Open Source SQL Editor and Database Manager for MySQL, SQL Server, Postgres, Redshift, Sqlite and more.

    Beekeeper studio vs DBeaver opinions
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    picos

    Beekeeper studio is ligher weight (and less featureful) than DBeaver, but it is exactly what I need 99% of the time. Deals with remote Postgres DBs and local sqlite files seamlessly

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    It supports a lot of databases and has an easy good looking UI next to it being free and open source

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  10. Sequel Ace is the "sequel" to longtime macOS tool Sequel Pro. Sequel Ace is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL & MariaDB databases.

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