Navicat Alternatives

    Navicat is described as 'database administration tool that allows you to simultaneously connect to MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQLite databases from a single application' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Navicat 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 Navicat are HeidiSQL (Free, Open Source), MySQL Workbench (Free, Open Source), phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source) and DataGrip (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 12, 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 Navicat opinions
      Almost everyone thinks DBeaver is a great alternative to Navicat.
      1. Any RDBMS 2. Any user platform 3. Project-oriented UX 4. Reverse engeneering (based on FK) 5. Actively maintained. Welcome for enhancements.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      vglist Community and Enterprise versions. Multidatabase.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

    2. 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.
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      Most users think HeidiSQL is a great alternative to Navicat.

    3. 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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      MySQL Workbench vs Navicat opinions
      Some users think MySQL Workbench is a great alternative to Navicat, some don't.
      MySQL Workbench requires more understanding of the database management system as opposed to Navicat.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • 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.
    4. 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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      Most users think DataGrip is a great alternative to Navicat.

    5. 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.
    6. FULL MYSQL SUPPORT Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.


      No releases since 2016. Difficulty with newer OSes cause the app to crash when closing a connection.

      Almost everyone thinks Sequel Pro is a great alternative to Navicat.
    7. 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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    8. SSMS is a software application that is used for configuring, managing, and administering all components within Microsoft SQL Server. It includes both script editors and graphical tools which work with objects and features of the server.
    9. Oracle SQL Developer is a free and fully supported graphical tool for database development. With SQL Developer, you can browse database objects, run SQL statements and SQL scripts, and edit and debug PL/SQL statements.
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