Free HeidiSQL Alternatives

    The best free alternative to HeidiSQL 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 and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to HeidiSQL are MySQL Workbench (Free, Open Source), phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source), Sequel Pro (Free, Open Source) and pgAdmin (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 22, 2021

    1. DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators. Usability is the main goal of this project, program UI is carefully designed and implemented.
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      DBeaver vs HeidiSQL opinions
      Most users think DBeaver is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
      Offers same thing, a little bit confusing at the first time tho.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      Works great with different databases and also available on Linux
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      5
      tijan An absolute alternative for HeidiSQL. Free and supports almost all databases.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    2. 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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      MySQL Workbench vs HeidiSQL opinions
      Most users think MySQL Workbench is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
      One of the best DB management alternatives among linux users. It's easy to use, and supports Remote DB Connections even via SSH Tunneling.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      Can't provide Postgre support
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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      • 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 HeidiSQL opinions
      Some users think phpMyAdmin is a great alternative to HeidiSQL, some don't.
      One of worth alternative among WEB BASED
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      not really an alternative, much more small and simplist
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      phpMyAdmin is not really useful for writing querys, its more suitable for testing small datasets
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      -3
    3. FULL MYSQL SUPPORT Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.

      Discontinued

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

      Sequel Pro vs HeidiSQL opinions
      Most users think Sequel Pro is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
      sequel pro lacks in feature and don't see the changes in schema, even if you refresh it
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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      direct replacement for on OSX
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    4. 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.
      pgAdmin vs HeidiSQL opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It is a PostgreSQL specific app.
      Negative comment 9 months ago

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    5. 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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    6. 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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      Valentina Studio vs HeidiSQL opinions
      Most users think Valentina Studio is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.
      Awsome! It runs on linux smoothly with loads of features.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    7. 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.
      SQL Server Management Studio vs HeidiSQL opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      DB administration, queries, execution plans/statistics, more in-depth tool set.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    8. 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.
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    9. 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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