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Oracle SQL Developer Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Oracle SQL Developer for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Oracle SQL Developer are DataGrip, Tableplus, Navicat and SQuirreL SQL.

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  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

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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. DataGrip

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers.

    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 over 1 year ago
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  3. Tableplus

    • Mac
    • Windows

    TablePlus is a native app which helps you easily edit database data and structure. TablePlus includes many security features to protect your database, including native libssh and TLS to encrypt your connection.

  4. Navicat

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    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.
  5. 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.


  6. 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.

  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. RazorSQL

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    RazorSQL is an SQL query tool, database browser, SQL editor, and database administration tool for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Solaris.

  10. 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.

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