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MySQL Workbench Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to MySQL Workbench for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux 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 MySQL Workbench and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MySQL Workbench are phpMyAdmin, DataGrip, SQuirreL SQL and Valentina Studio.

MySQL Workbench alternatives are mainly Database Managers but may also be Business Intelligence Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MySQL Workbench.
This page was last updated May 29, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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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.

    DBeaver vs MySQL Workbench opinions
    Most users think DBeaver is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
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    Lightweight, free, multiple database support, continuous updates

    Top positive comment  5 months ago
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    It is more stable than WB on Linux distro

    Top positive comment  about 5 years ago
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    It matches a few features, but you cannot use it to model you database from scratch.

    Top negative comment  over 2 years ago
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    It has free version and is available on Linux

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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    Is easier and simpler to use, it feels 'lighter' and it doesn't use a lot of resources

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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    Much more user friendly and stable. Easy to use without deep learning curve.

    Positive comment almost 5 years ago
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    DBeaver is free and open source (GPL 2) universal database tool for developers and database administrators.

    Positive comment about 7 years ago
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  2. 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.

    Some users think phpMyAdmin is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.


  3. DataGrip

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    DataGrip vs MySQL Workbench opinions
    Most users think DataGrip is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.

    very comfortable but need a lot of resources

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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    Cool and fast code completion

    Positive comment over 6 years ago
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  4. SQuirreL SQL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    SQuirreL SQL vs MySQL Workbench opinions
    Some users think SQuirreL SQL is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.

    Easy to use and has version for arm architecture on raspberry.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    it is a data mapping tool

    Negative comment over 7 years ago
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  5. 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.

    Some users think Valentina Studio is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.


  6. Navicat

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Navicat vs MySQL Workbench opinions
    Some users think Navicat is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.

    Costly but useful on windows

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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  7. Beekeeper studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • MariaDB
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • CockroachDB
    • Amazon Redshift
    • PostgreSQL

    Open Source SQL Editor and Database Manager for MySQL, SQL Server, Postgres, Redshift, Sqlite and more.

  8. pgModeler

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    pgModeler - PostgreSQL Database Modeler - is an open-source data modeling tool designed for PostgreSQL. No more typing DDL commands. Let pgModeler do the work for you!

  9. Sequeler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Sequeler is a native Linux SQL client built in Vala and Gtk. It allows you to connect to your local and remote databases, write SQL in a handy text editor with language recognition, and visualize SELECT results in a Gtk.Grid Widget.

  10. DbSchema is a visual database design & management tool. It can connect to any SQL, NoSQL or Cloud database via JDBC drivers. The tool includes features such as Relational Data Browse, Visual Query Builder, Interactive Layouts, Data Generator and more.

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