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HeidiSQL is described as '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' and is a very popular database manager in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to HeidiSQL for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HeidiSQL are dbForge Studio for MySQL, MySQL Workbench, DataGrip and phpMyAdmin.

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  1. DBeaver icon

    DBeaver

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse
    • Java
    148 alternatives to DBeaver 

    DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source universal database tool for developers and database administrators.

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    1.  AutocompletionDBeaver can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Dark ModeDBeaver supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Built-in viewerDBeaver shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    4.  PortableDBeaver can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    DBeaver vs HeidiSQL opinions
    Most users think DBeaver is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
    Guest

    Offers same thing, a little bit confusing at the first time tho.

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    Guest

    Works great with different databases and also available on Linux

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    tijan

    An absolute alternative for HeidiSQL. Free and supports almost all databases.

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  2. dbForge Studio for MySQL icon

    dbForge Studio for MySQL

    83 alternatives to dbForge Studio for MySQL 

    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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    1.  AutocompletiondbForge Studio for MySQL can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Import CSV DatadbForge Studio for MySQL can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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    rayanohara

    dbForge Studio for MySQL has more useful functions. In general the product is more reliable.

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    erickkanbers

    Perfect toolset, great UI

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    bob-wathson

    Great User Interface and very helpful functionality.

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    patrickiliondev

    This tool has greatly increased the speed of my work. It is much more convenient to use than its alternatives.

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    bayanatekhyr

    The dbForge Studio is more convenient and has more intuitive user interface.

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    tailibnikson

    Really good high-quality software

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    filippgibbert

    The tool offers a lot of handy features and has top quality support.

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  3. MySQL Workbench icon

    MySQL Workbench

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    100 alternatives to MySQL Workbench 

    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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    1.  PortableMySQL Workbench can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightMySQL Workbench consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Spell CheckingMySQL Workbench can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Most users think MySQL Workbench is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
    Guest

    Can't provide Postgre support

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    Guest

    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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  4. DataGrip icon

    DataGrip

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    69 alternatives to DataGrip 

    DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers.

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    1.  AutocompletionDataGrip can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDataGrip can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in DataGrip simultaneously.
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    DataGrip vs HeidiSQL opinions
    Almost everyone thinks DataGrip is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
  5. phpMyAdmin icon

    phpMyAdmin

    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    105 alternatives to phpMyAdmin 

    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.

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    Some users think phpMyAdmin is a great alternative to HeidiSQL, some don't.
    Guest

    One of worth alternative among WEB BASED

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    Guest

    phpMyAdmin is not really useful for writing querys, its more suitable for testing small datasets

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    Guest

    not really an alternative, much more small and simplist

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    Sequel Pro

    67 alternatives to Sequel Pro 

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

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    1.  LightweightSequel Pro consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

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

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    Most users think Sequel Pro is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
    Guest

    sequel pro lacks in feature and don't see the changes in schema, even if you refresh it

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    Guest

    direct replacement for on OSX

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  7. DB Browser for SQLite icon

    DB Browser for SQLite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    29 alternatives to DB Browser for SQLite 

    DB Browser for SQLite (DB4S) is a high quality, visual, open source tool to create, design, and edit database files compatible with SQLite.

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  8. pgAdmin icon

    pgAdmin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    41 alternatives to pgAdmin 

    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.

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    Guest

    It is a PostgreSQL specific app.

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    Valentina Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    77 alternatives to Valentina Studio 

    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.

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    1.  AutocompletionValentina Studio can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Import CSV DataValentina Studio can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    Powerful User Interface
    Report Preview
    Form
    Valentina Studio vs HeidiSQL opinions
    Most users think Valentina Studio is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
    Guest

    Awsome! It runs on linux smoothly with loads of features.

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  10. Adminer icon

    Adminer

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    44 alternatives to Adminer 

    Adminer (formerly phpMinAdmin) is a full-featured database management tool written in PHP. Conversely to phpMyAdmin, it consist of a single file ready to deploy to the target server. Adminer is available for MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS SQL and Oracle

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    1.  LightweightAdminer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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