Sequel Pro Alternatives and Similar Software

Sequel Pro is a fast and efficient database client for Mac. It's also free and open-source. Unfortunately, not everyone has a Mac. But on the bright side, there are lots of alternatives for Windows and Linux. There are also self-hosted tools that require a web server but provide the same sort of management capabilities.

Most alternatives are free and open-source like Sequel Pro. Some feature packed commercial tools exist as well.

Sequel Pro is notably lightweight and has a visual query builder. There are similar tools, easily filtered using those as features.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/25/2020 6:47:00 PM
Sequel Pro is discontinued
No releases since 2018. Difficulty with newer OSes cause the app to crash when closing a connection.

Alternatives to Sequel Pro for all platforms with any license

  • DBeaver

    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. It is based on open source framework and allows writing of various extensions (plugins). It supports any database having a JDBC driver. It may handle any external data source which may or may not have a JDBC driver.

    • Connect with port 3306, Free for Ubuntu and can add data Guest • May 2019 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • dbeaver is a huge PITA to use. it is based on eclipse, that alone should be enough to tell how bloated this app is. It just isn't anything compared to the lightness and ease of use of sequel pro. Guest • Sep 2017 • 22 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I used DBeaver for a while, and I think it is by far the best one I used on the Linux platform, versatile, easy, and quick auto-completion, etc. Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Eclipse Java

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  • MySQL Workbench

    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 is available on Windows, Linux and Mac OS.

    • Interface is simple to understand but its nice to use and its really helpfull Guest • Feb 2017 • 5 agrees and 11 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • HeidiSQL

    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. Also, you can export structure and data either to SQL file, clipboard or to other servers.

    • its easy, clean and easy to use Guest • May 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • phpMyAdmin

    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.

    • Sequel Pro is a native OS X app. phpMyAdmin is a website tool and thus should not be compared. Guest • Sep 2018 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's not a app, you need to install it in a web server and configure to use, not like Sequel Pro... Guest • Jan 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • One of the best tool to manage MySQL databases. But it requires PHP and NodeJS users can't use it. Guest • Aug 2018 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • phpmyadmin is web tool but sequel pro is mac app johndoeeApr 2018 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Web PHP

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  • Adminer

    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 is available for MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS SQL and Oracle

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted PHP

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  • DataGrip

    DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers. — Intelligent query console Allows you to write queries with coding assistance, errors indicating. Code completion is fast and context-aware. Executes queries in different modes and provides the local history that keeps track of all your activity and protects you from losing your work.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • Tableplus

    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. TablePlus supports multi-tab and multi-window viewing, as well as generates code review whenever you make a change to your database. Furthermore, Tableplus also includes Powerful SQL Editor such as Highlight syntax and Indent SQL Command.

    • Of all of the database clients out there this one has made me the most happy. It has all the features I want, and it's been intuitive for me to use. rc_kasJan 2019 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • native build which runs really fast tung_leoFeb 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Valentina Studio

    Valentina Studio is the universal tool for database architects, developers, DBAs and data workers to work with the most popular RDBMS including Valentina DB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and MS SQL Server. It provides visual data modeling with diagrams, development of database schema, managing records, SQL development and querying, server administration, etc. In PRO you can develop a Valentina Project where design Reports and Forms automating them using JavaScript.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • Navicat

    Navicat combines functions of other Navicat products and supports most of the features used in modern database management systems, such as Stored Procedures, Events, Triggers, Functions, Views, etc. Navicat enables you to efficiently transfer data across various database systems or to plain text files with SQL format and encoding. Batch jobs for different types of databases can be scheduled to run at a specific time.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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