Paid SQL Server Management Studio Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to SQL Server Management Studio for Windows if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Windows alternative is Small DBeaver iconDBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 33 alternatives to SQL Server Management Studio and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to SQL Server Management Studio are Small Azure Data Studio iconAzure Data Studio (Free, Open Source), Small HeidiSQL iconHeidiSQL (Free, Open Source), Small DataGrip iconDataGrip (Paid) and Small Valentina Studio iconValentina Studio (Freemium).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Oct 21, 2020

  • DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers.— Intelligent query console
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to SQL Server Management Studio.
  • 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.


  • 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.
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    Gu
    Too basic, too few admin features

    Negative comment • more than a year ago

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  • RazorSQL is an SQL query tool, database browser, SQL editor, and database administration tool for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Solaris.
    Some users think this is a great alternative to SQL Server Management Studio, some doesn't.
  • dbForge Studio for SQL Server is an integrated environment for SQL Server development, management, administration, data reporting, analysis, version-control database changes and test data generation.
    • Windows
    OV
    Perfect code completion and source control

    Positive comment • more than a year ago

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    zo
    If you are a SQL Server DBA then this is a fantastic tool. It's worth the money.

    Positive comment • more than a year ago

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  • DataRow is the new way of Redshift data management and development with a convenient and intuitive interface.
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • Database design and modeling tool - DeZign for Databases.
  • Toad for SQL Server is a productivity toolset for SQL Server administration, performance tuning, and development.
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    • Windows
  • Datasparc features DBHawk, online SQL Tools designed for Oracle, MS SQL Server and other databases. It provides seamless secured SQL development experience.
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • EMS SQL Manager for SQL Server is a high performance tool for Microsoft SQL Server database development and administration.
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    • Windows