HeidiSQL Alternatives

The most popular alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HeidiSQL so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting HeidiSQL alternatives are MySQL Workbench (Free, Open Source), phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source), Sequel Pro (Free, Open Source) and DataGrip (Paid).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Dec 19, 2020

  • DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators.
    Most users think this is great alternative to HeidiSQL.
    • Freemium • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse
    • Java
    Gu
    Offers same thing, a little bit confusing at the first time tho.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    Works great with different databases and also available on Linux
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    ti
    An absolute alternative for HeidiSQL. Free and supports almost all databases.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

  • Provides data modeling, SQL development, and comprehensive administration tools for servers.
    Most users think this is great alternative to HeidiSQL.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    Gu
    One of the best DB management alternatives among linux users. It's easy to use, and supports Remote DB Connections even via SSH Tunneling.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago



  • phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web.
    Some users think this is a great alternative to HeidiSQL, some doesn't.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • PHP
    Gu
    One of worth alternative among WEB BASED
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    not really an alternative, much more small and simplist
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    Negative comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    phpMyAdmin is not really useful for writing querys, its more suitable for testing small datasets
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    Negative comment • more than a year ago

  • Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
    Most users think this is great alternative to HeidiSQL.

    Discontinued

    No releases since 2018. Difficulty with newer OSes cause the app to crash when closing a connection.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    Gu
    sequel pro lacks in feature and don't see the changes in schema, even if you refresh it
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    Negative comment • more than a year ago

  • DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers.— Intelligent query console
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to HeidiSQL.
  • Adminer (formerly phpMinAdmin) is a full-featured database management tool written in PHP.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
  • FREE native database manager for SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server and Valentina DB. PRO Edition adds Report Editor and Form Editor with JavaScripting and dozen features.
    Most users think this is great alternative to HeidiSQL.
    • Freemium
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    Gu
    Awsome! It runs on linux smoothly with loads of features.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

  • Full-featured database management tool for PostgreSQL available as a web or desktop application.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    Gu
    It is a PostgreSQL specific app.
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    Negative comment • 4 months ago

  • Navicat is a database administration tool that allows you to simultaneously connect to MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQLite databases from a single application.
    Some users think this is a great alternative to HeidiSQL, some doesn't.
  • SSMS is a software application that is used for configuring, managing, and administering all components within Microsoft SQL Server. It includes both script editors and graphical tools which work with objects and features of the server.
    • Free
    • Windows
    Gu
    DB administration, queries, execution plans/statistics, more in-depth tool set.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago