Oracle SQL Developer Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Oracle SQL Developer for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Oracle SQL Developer and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Oracle SQL Developer are phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source), DataGrip (Paid), Navicat (Paid) and SQuirreL SQL (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 20, 2020

    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 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  over 4 years ago

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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!
      Top positive comment  about 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
      Top negative comment  almost 2 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.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Faster, nicer alternative to Oracle SQL Dev.
      Positive comment over 5 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.


    2. 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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      DataGrip vs Oracle SQL Developer opinions
      Most users think DataGrip is a great alternative to Oracle SQL Developer.
      Doesn't support scheduled tasks
      Negative comment 10 months ago

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    3. Navicat is a database administration tool that allows you to simultaneously connect to MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQLite databases from a single application.
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      This alternative is disputed. Navicat is still a legitimate alternative to Oracle SQL Developer, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    4. 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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      Some users think SQuirreL SQL is a great alternative to Oracle SQL Developer, some don't.


    5. DbVisualizer is the universal database tool for developers, DBAs and analysts. It is the perfect solution since the same tool can be used on all major operating systems accessing a wide range of databases.

      Compare the editions here: http://www.dbvis.com/features/feature-list/
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      DbVisualizer vs Oracle SQL Developer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Its Free and do not require oracle jdk. Runs with open jdk as well
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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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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      • 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.
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      SQL Workbench/J vs Oracle SQL Developer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      hacker tool.. has features no other has
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    6. DataRow is the new way of Redshift data management and development with a convenient and intuitive interface. We believe at DataRow, data is the heart of a company and it is more efficient when a team collaborates on its database management.
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    7. RazorSQL is an SQL query tool, database browser, SQL editor, and database administration tool for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Solaris.
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