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Free HeidiSQL Alternatives

The best free alternative to HeidiSQL is DBeaver, which is also 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, dbForge Studio for MySQL, phpMyAdmin and Sequel Pro.

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

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    Most users think DBeaver is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.

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

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    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. MySQL Workbench icon

    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.

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

    Can't provide Postgre support

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    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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  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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    erickkanbers

    Perfect toolset, great UI

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    rayanohara

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

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    liukmontersie

    When I started to use the tool my working days became much more productive.

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    olivervivaldez

    This is not the first time I have been using this product. I want to note that the product is developing very dynamically, taking into account the trends and wishes of customers.

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    alextomsongeek

    The tool includes a lot of important features and improves the quality of final result of my work.

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    victoriapobedych

    Unique functionality and invuitive interface.

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    philipinderson

    the tool is better adopted to mysql and mariadb

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    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.

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    One of worth alternative among WEB BASED

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

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    not really an alternative, much more small and simplist

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  5. 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.

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    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

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    direct replacement for on OSX

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  6. DB Browser for SQLite icon

    DB Browser for SQLite

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

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

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    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.

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    It is a PostgreSQL specific app.

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    Adminer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    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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  9. 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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    Most users think Valentina Studio is a great alternative to HeidiSQL.

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

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  10. SQLiteStudio icon

    SQLiteStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    SQLiteStudio is a cross-platform SQLite database manager.

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