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    phpMyAdmin Alternatives

    phpMyAdmin is described as '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' and is a very popular app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to phpMyAdmin for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like phpMyAdmin are Adminer (Free, Open Source), MySQL Workbench (Free, Open Source), HeidiSQL (Free, Open Source) and DataGrip (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 19, 2022
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    phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create...
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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 phpMyAdmin opinions
      Almost everyone thinks DBeaver is a great alternative to phpMyAdmin.
      phpMyAdmin has a terrible user interface and it's a pain to learn. DBeaver it's quite straight forward, easy to learn and use. It's also a lot more powerful.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      Adminer (formerly phpMinAdmin) is a full-featured database management tool written in PHP. Conversely to phpMyAdmin, it consist of a single file ready to deploy to the target server.
      Adminer vs phpMyAdmin opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Adminer is a great alternative to phpMyAdmin.
      Do not administrate databases
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      It's super easy to setup and use.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      theTJ lightweight, single-file-app, runs without problems
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      Supports PDO drivers like pdo_mysql wich phpMyAdmin does not. Support multiple databases like PosgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle, etc.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. 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.
      MySQL Workbench vs phpMyAdmin opinions
      Almost everyone thinks MySQL Workbench is a great alternative to phpMyAdmin.
      Workbench is a standalone app. phpMyAdmin is a web based app. Completely different.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      DBeaver is a standalone app. phpMyAdmin is a web based app. Completely different.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    3. 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.
      HeidiSQL vs phpMyAdmin opinions
      Most users think HeidiSQL is a great alternative to phpMyAdmin.
      raoufkakashi Very fast, easy of use , well organized with colors and icons and ready queries
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    4. DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers.
      Most users think DataGrip is a great alternative to phpMyAdmin.


    5. 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.

      Most users think Sequel Pro is a great alternative to phpMyAdmin.
    6. FREE native database manager for SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server and Valentina DB. PRO Edition adds Report Editor and Form Editor with JavaScripting and dozen features.
      Valentina Studio vs phpMyAdmin opinions
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      Fast, easy to use and a lot of functionality required to use with database server.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. Oracle SQL Developer is a free and fully supported graphical tool for database development. With SQL Developer, you can browse database objects, run SQL statements and SQL scripts, and edit and debug PL/SQL statements.
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