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MySQL Workbench Alternatives for Windows

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

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 Jun 18, 2022
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  • Mac
  • Windows
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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.
    lewimuchiri

    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. 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.

    dbForge Studio for MySQL vs MySQL Workbench opinions
    Almost everyone thinks dbForge Studio for MySQL is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
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    GabrielBarkensEnders

    Has more useful functions, more customizable, easier to use

    Top positive comment  8 months ago
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    MaryOdintskevich

    more powerful functionality, user-friendly, suitable for working with a large amount of data

    Top positive comment  8 months ago
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    winnymoss

    dbForge Studio for MySQL is a tool with extremely rich functionality.

    Positive comment 9 days ago
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    charleyvlass

    perfect alternative to MySQL Workbench Alternatives, has a lot od additional features

    Positive comment 27 days ago
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    archyeyerand

    Much stronger functionality and more modern and intuitive user interface.

    Positive comment 27 days ago
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    josefrosen86

    more helpful for database development routine, because has a lot of unique features espesially for this type of work.

    Positive comment about 2 months ago
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    morriskorvalel

    Brilliant helper for work with MySQL.

    Positive comment about 2 months ago
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  3. HeidiSQL is a useful tool designed for web developers using the popular MySQL server, Microsoft SQL databases and PostgreSQL. It enables you to browse and edit data, create and edit tables, views, procedures, triggers and scheduled events.

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

    Workbench interface is not intuitive, really conjusted and bloated. And it doesn't work with xampp database maridb well.

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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    zigojacko

    Desktop based tool to connect direct to database and work with the data.

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    very efficient tool for adminitration tasks

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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    Fast, keyboard shortcuts, lightweight, portable

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  4. 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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  5. 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 about 7 years ago
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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.

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

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

  8. Toad for MySQL is a freeware development tool that enables you to quickly and efficiently create and execute queries, automate database object management, and develop SQL code. Toad MySQL provides utilities to compare, extract, and search for objects.

    Most users think Toad Edge is a great alternative to MySQL Workbench.
  9. 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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  10. 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.

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