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Free SQL Workbench/J Alternatives

The best free alternative to SQL Workbench/J is DBeaver, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SQL Workbench/J and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to SQL Workbench/J are HeidiSQL, MySQL Workbench, phpMyAdmin and Valentina Studio.

SQL Workbench/J alternatives are mainly Database Managers but may also be Business Intelligence Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SQL Workbench/J.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeDBeaver supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ PortableDBeaver can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Good alternative; a bit nicer GUI, maybe also a tad bit faster?

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    Cleaner more intuitive GUI.

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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightHeidiSQL consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableHeidiSQL can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeHeidiSQL supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    MySQL Workbench

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingMySQL Workbench can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    phpMyAdmin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    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.

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    Main UI
  5. 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.

    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataValentina Studio can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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    Powerful User Interface


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    Oracle SQL Developer

    • FreeProprietary
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    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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    SQL Developer on Windows
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    SQuirreL SQL

    • FreeOpen Source
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    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.

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    DbGate

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • Online

    Open source database manager for SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MongoDB and more.

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    DbVisualizer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
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    • 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.

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    PopSQL

    • FreemiumProprietary
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    PopSQL is a modern SQL editor for teams that lets you write queries, visualize data, and share your results.

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