MySQL Workbench Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to MySQL Workbench for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to MySQL Workbench are Sequel Pro (Free, Open Source), DataGrip (Paid), SQuirreL SQL (Free, Open Source) and Valentina Studio (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 8, 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 MySQL Workbench opinions
      Most users think DBeaver is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
      It is more stable than WB on Linux distro
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

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

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      It has free version and is available on Linux
      Positive comment over 3 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 3 years ago

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

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    2. FULL MYSQL SUPPORT 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.

      Sequel Pro vs MySQL Workbench opinions
      Most users think Sequel Pro is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
      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 about 2 years ago

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    3. DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers. — Intelligent query console
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      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 almost 5 years ago

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      Cool and fast code completion
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    4. 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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      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 9 months ago

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      it is a data mapping tool
      Negative comment over 6 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.
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      Some users think Valentina Studio is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench, some don't.


    6. 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.
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      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 over 2 years ago

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    7. TablePlus is a native app which helps you easily edit database data and structure. TablePlus includes many security features to protect your database, including native libssh and TLS to encrypt your connection.
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    8. 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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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      pgModeler is an open source tool for modeling databases that merges the classical concepts of entity-relationship diagrams with specific features that only PostgreSQL implements. Built over Qt framework, pgModeler can be compiled under Windows, Linux and macOS.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • MariaDB
      • Microsoft SQL Server
      • CockroachDB
      • Amazon Redshift
      • PostgreSQL
      Free & Open Source SQL editor and database manager. Works with MySQL, Postgres, SQLite, SQL Server, Maria DB, CockroachDB, RedShift and more. Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Great features: - Clean, tabbed interface for SQL editing.
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