Alternatives to SQL Server Management Studio for Windows 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. ...

    • Connected without much effort. Always a must in IT for FAST solutions. Guest • Nov 2018 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Connect to "MS SQL 2017 for Linux" - Out of the box (server and DBeaver - linux- Archlinux), clean look, nice, cool Guest • Jan 2018 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Installs SQL Server plugin automatically and works fine. Guest • Sep 2017 • 6 agrees and 7 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Eclipse Java

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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...

    • Can generate DB creation scripts with data and schema Guest • Mar 2017 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • is resolved my problem with SSMS Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Azure Data Studio

    A new database management tool from Microsoft, a lightweight version of Management Studio.

    • It runs on the Mac. I have not tested the other ones. Guest • 12 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • It's still in its infancy, but it does the basics. I can't picture myself actually developing in ADS, but that could change as time goes on. I already prefer to store my dev databases on Azure so that they are always available. Guest • Jun 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • There are a number of extensions available for AzureOperationsstudio that help with managing the SQL server. Guest • May 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Preview for Windows has functionality of SSMS + better look-and-feel. For folks unaccustomed to writing/comprehending VS Code, some configuration tasks like adjusting interface settings may be a challenge. dbunchAug 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • It's look promising. It still in in early stage of preview (maybe late alpha or early beta), but it can do basic needs to access sql server. the UI also quite neat. No clutters visible at the moment. Hopefully, it can have more advance features SSMS has in the future. What surprise me is that this app is based on electronjs, a javascript framework for desktop apps which leave small footprint on my system. kurotsukiMay 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Microsoft SQL Operations Studio is a data management tool that enables you to work with SQL Server, Azure SQL DB and SQL DW from Windows, macOS and Linux. Source: https://github.com/Microsoft/sqlopsstudio Guest • Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This seems a really promising project. Now just a "preview" (alpha i guess? version 0.24). Hopefully this will evolve in a truly great SSMS alternative for Linux. Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Valentina Studio

    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...

    • Graphics query designer. Option to import data to a table directly from *.CSV file. Guest • May 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • There is one of the few free Mac clients with a nice graphical UI. uniphonicSep 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • SQuirreL SQL

    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...

    • It works perfectly on Linux. Nice and comfortable to work with. Guest • May 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source 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...

    • Too basic, too few admin features Guest • Sep 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Database .NET

    Database .NET is an innovative, powerful and intuitive multiple database management tool. With it you can Browse objects, Design tables, Edit rows, Export data and run...

    • Has all the features like viewing indexes, copying data from one database to another, similar to SSMS in a free, light package. vlakerOct 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Personal Windows

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  • WinSQL

    WinSQL is universal database management tool that can be used with any relational database to perform administrative tasks such as importing/exporting data, generating...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • dbForge Studio for SQL Server

    dbForge Studio for SQL Server is an integrated environment for SQL Server development, management, administration, data reporting, analysis, version-control database...

    • If you are a SQL Server DBA then this is a fantastic tool. It's worth the money. zompApr 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Perfect code completion and source control OVKMar 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Windows

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