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    SQuirreL SQL Alternatives

    SQuirreL SQL is described as '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' and is a popular Database Manager in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to SQuirreL SQL for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SQuirreL SQL are HeidiSQL (Free, Open Source), MySQL Workbench (Free, Open Source), phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source) and DataGrip (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 24, 2022

    1. 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.
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      Most users think DBeaver is a great alternative to SQuirreL SQL.
    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.
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    3. 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.
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      MySQL Workbench vs SQuirreL SQL opinions
      This alternative is disputed. MySQL Workbench is still a legitimate alternative to SQuirreL SQL, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      MySQL Workbench works only for MySQL-Databases
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      MySQL Workbench only is for MySQL
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      SQuirrel is for all databases, it can't be replaced by a MySQL only tool
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      • 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.
    4. DataGrip is a database IDE from JetBrains that is tailored to suit specific needs of professional SQL developers. — Intelligent query console
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    5. FULL MYSQL SUPPORT Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.


      No releases since 2016. Difficulty with newer OSes cause the app to crash when closing a connection.

    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.
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    7. SSMS is a software application that is used for configuring, managing, and administering all components within Microsoft SQL Server. It includes both script editors and graphical tools which work with objects and features of the server.
    8. 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.
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    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.
      Oracle SQL Developer vs SQuirreL SQL opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Oracle SQL Developer is still a legitimate alternative to SQuirreL SQL, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Proprietary software, no public license.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      Oracle SQL Developer supports only Orace-Database
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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