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Open Source Navicat Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Navicat is DBeaver. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Navicat and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source 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.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeDBeaver supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ PortableDBeaver can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightHeidiSQL consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableHeidiSQL can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeHeidiSQL supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Most users think HeidiSQL is a great alternative to Navicat.


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    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.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingMySQL Workbench can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    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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    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.

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    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.

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

    ⚫︎ LightweightSequel Pro consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Discontinued

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

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

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    Object Tree of Session window
  9. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSequel Ace consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    DbGate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Open source database manager for SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MongoDB and more.

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