Open Source Navicat Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Navicat is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. 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 (Free, Open Source), MySQL Workbench (Free, Open Source), phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source) and pgAdmin (Free, Open Source).

    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

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

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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.
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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 almost 4 years ago

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      • 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. 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.


    5. 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.

      Almost everyone thinks Sequel Pro is a great alternative to Navicat.
    6. 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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    7. 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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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Sequeler is a native Linux SQL client built in Vala and Gtk. It allows you to connect to your local and remote databases, write SQL in a handy text editor with language recognition, and visualize SELECT results in a Gtk.Grid Widget.
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