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Free Oracle SQL Developer Alternatives

The best free alternative to Oracle SQL Developer is DBeaver, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Oracle SQL Developer and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Oracle SQL Developer are phpMyAdmin, SQuirreL SQL, Beekeeper studio and DbVisualizer.

This page was last updated May 29, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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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 Oracle SQL Developer opinions
    Almost everyone thinks DBeaver is a great alternative to Oracle SQL Developer.
    • Supports different types of databases
    • Download size is much smaller
    • Interface is much cleaner
    • I don't need an oracle account
    Top positive comment  about 5 years ago
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    Faster, nicer alternative to Oracle SQL Dev.

    Top positive comment  about 6 years ago
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    Missing the "Query Model" development tool in the community version. This is a free tool in SQL developer, but a paid tool in DBeaver.

    Top negative comment  over 2 years ago
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    it doesn't allow to export data to excel in the free version and sql developer has a lot of features more than dbeaver free version

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    it's free (community edition) it has dark theme, regular shortcuts for switching between tabs (unlike Oracle sql developer), it's regularly updated, it's very stable and fast (compare to Oracle sql developer). it's perfect!

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  2. 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.



  3. 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.

    Some users think SQuirreL SQL is a great alternative to Oracle SQL Developer, some don't.
  4. 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.

  5. DbVisualizer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DbVisualizer is the Universal database tool for developers, analysts and DBAs. It runs on all major OS'es and connects to all major databases and JDBC drivers.

    DbVisualizer vs Oracle SQL Developer opinions
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    Its Free and do not require oracle jdk. Runs with open jdk as well

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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  6. SQL Workbench/J

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SQL Workbench/J is a free, DBMS-independent, cross-platform SQL query tool. It is written in Java and thus it should run on any operating system that provides a Java Runtime Environment.

    SQL Workbench/J vs Oracle SQL Developer opinions
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    hacker tool.. has features no other has

    Positive comment almost 6 years ago
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  7. dbForge Studio for Oracle

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    dbForge Studio for Oracle is a powerful integrated development environment (IDE) which helps Oracle developers to increase PL/SQL coding speed, provides versatile data editing tools for managing in-database and external data.

    dbForge Studio for Oracle vs Oracle SQL Developer opinions
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    Better look and feel. But lacks the advanced features like debugging.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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  8. Jailer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Database Subsetting and Relational Data Browsing Tool. Navigate bidirectionally through the database by following foreign-key-based or user-defined relationships. Exports consistent, referentially intact row-sets from relational databases.

  9. DbGate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

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

  10. Database Browser

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Database browser is an universal table editor. This easy to use tool allows user to connect to any database and browse or modify data, run sql scripts, export, import and print data. And the most important thing it is Free-ware.

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