MySQL Workbench Alternatives

    MySQL Workbench is described as 'Provides data modeling, SQL development, and comprehensive administration tools for servers' and is a well-known app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MySQL Workbench for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MySQL Workbench are dbForge Studio for MySQL (Freemium), HeidiSQL (Free, Open Source), phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source) and Sequel Pro (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Mar 8, 2021

    Platforms

    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • PHP
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome
    • PortableApps.com
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Safari
    • Wine
    • Eclipse
    • CockroachDB
    • Backbone.js
    • Java
    • Amazon Redshift

    Features

    • Database Management
    • SQLite
    • Visual Query Builder
    • Web-Based
    • ER Diagrams
    • Autocompletion
    • Multiple DataBase
    • Portable
    • Support for MariaDB
    • Data export/import
    • Ssh tunnel
    • Lightweight
    • PostgreSQL support
    • Relational database
    • Support for Multiple Users
    • Night mode/Dark Theme
    • IDE
    • Data-management
    • Export to CSV
    • Reporting

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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    • DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators. View 110 alternatives to DBeaver
      Most users think DBeaver is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Eclipse
      • Java
      DBeaver vs MySQL Workbench
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It is more stable than WB on Linux distro
      Top positive comment  about 4 years ago

      2
      Much more user friendly and stable. Easy to use without deep learning curve.
      Top positive comment  almost 4 years ago

      1
      It matches a few features, but you cannot use it to model you database from scratch.
      Top negative comment  over 1 year ago

      -1
      It has free version and is available on Linux
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

      1
      Is easier and simpler to use, it feels 'lighter' and it doesn't use a lot of resources
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      -1
      DBeaver is free and open source (GPL 2) universal database tool for developers and database administrators.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

      0
    • 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. View 79 alternatives to dbForge Studio for MySQL
      Almost everyone thinks dbForge Studio for MySQL is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      dbForge Studio for MySQL vs MySQL Workbench
      pros, cons and recent comments
       all • positive • negative      relevance • date
      Barnes best MariaDB database management tool
      Top positive comment  about 2 years ago

      2
      BenT87 Supports visual query profiling and can compare profiling results between different queries
      Top positive comment  about 2 years ago

      0
      zalez555 Can't find any other solution with such a broad compatibility options. All MySQL, MariaDB versions, Sphinx Search Engine... like a a Swiss-army knife
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      1
      OnSearch simply the best GUI tool for MySQL and MariaDB (prof edition). can't find cheaper solution, even half power
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      0
      AndreBr simply the best choice for Windows OS
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      0
      AlexTurn "easy to sort out" interface & powerful functionality
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      0
      shitkoff WB has just a basic features, and cannot be compared with dbForge.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      0
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      7 of 8 comments


    • Lets you view and edit data from MariaDB, MySQL, Microsoft SQL, or PostgreSQL databases. View 89 alternatives to HeidiSQL
      Most users think HeidiSQL is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      HeidiSQL vs MySQL Workbench
      pros, cons and recent comments
      very efficient tool for adminitration tasks
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      1
      Fast, keyboard shortcuts, lightweight, portable
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      2
      bsienn Workbench interface is not intuitive, really conjusted and bloated. And it doesn't work with xampp database maridb well.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      -2
      zigojacko Desktop based tool to connect direct to database and work with the data.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      -2
    • phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. View 101 alternatives to phpMyAdmin
      Some users think phpMyAdmin is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • PHP
    • Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases. View 64 alternatives to Sequel Pro
      Most users think Sequel Pro is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.

      Discontinued

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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Sequel Pro vs MySQL Workbench
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Very easy to use, the interface is godly, the export and import options works better then MySQL Workbench. Only backdraw is it's on Mac OSs only.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      0


    • DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers. View 65 alternatives to DataGrip
      Most users think DataGrip is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DataGrip vs MySQL Workbench
      pros, cons and recent comments
      very comfortable but need a lot of resources
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      2
      Cool and fast code completion
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      0
    • Adminer (formerly phpMinAdmin) is a full-featured database management tool written in PHP. View 43 alternatives to Adminer
      This alternative is disputed. Adminer is still a legitimate alternative to MySQL Workbench, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeOpen 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. View 73 alternatives to Valentina Studio
      Some users think Valentina Studio is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.
    • 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. View 71 alternatives to SQuirreL SQL
      Some users think SQuirreL SQL is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SQuirreL SQL vs MySQL Workbench
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Easy to use and has version for arm architecture on raspberry.
      Positive comment 5 months ago

      0
      it is a data mapping tool
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      0
    • 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. View 85 alternatives to Navicat
      Some users think Navicat is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Navicat vs MySQL Workbench
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Costly but useful on windows
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      0
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