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Free Navicat Alternatives

The best free alternative to Navicat is DBeaver, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Navicat and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Navicat are HeidiSQL, MySQL Workbench, phpMyAdmin and pgAdmin.

Navicat 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 Navicat.
This page was last updated May 31, 2022
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Navicat is a database administration tool that allows you to simultaneously connect to MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle,...

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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 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.
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    vglist

    Community and Enterprise versions. Multidatabase.

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  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.

    Most users think HeidiSQL is a great alternative to Navicat.


  3. MySQL Workbench

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    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.

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  4. 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.

  5. pgAdmin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    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. 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.

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    MaryOdintskevich

    Simple to get started, great features, perfect ui

    Top positive comment  8 months ago
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    GabrielBarkensEnders

    I prefer dbForgeStudio for MySQL, because of its great UI.

    Top positive comment  8 months ago
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    charleyvlass

    Support more helpful features

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    samsonbrithon

    The toolset is really rich and thought out.

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    alfredpanicthon

    very handy built-in debugger for stored procedures

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    hillarykhamilthon

    Very flexible and reliable tool. features are more thought out.

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    raimondhouston

    dbForge Studio for MySQl is better alternative of Navicat as it has greater functionality and much more convenient UI.

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  7. 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.

    Almost everyone thinks Sequel Pro is a great alternative to Navicat.
  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Oracle SQL Developer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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