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To manage a MySQL/MariaDB database from web you can use the well-known phpMyAdmin script (available from cPanel, from Softaculous etc). But what happens if you want to use a Windows/Linux/Mac program to manage your databases? We will list here some programs that allow you to work with databases. With these programs you can connect to a local MySQL server or to a remote one. Also, all these programs have a GUI – graphical user interface.

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Notice that most web hosts block MySQL/MariaDB port 3306. Ask your host to add an exception in the firewall for your IP.

The best option is to download and test each of them to see which one do you like the most. So, in no particular order:


There are numerous Mac OS clients for MySQL, all of which work for MariaDB, although you generally have to use SQL statements to use MariaDB features like virtual columns, etc. First off, if you run a web server, you can use phpMyAdmin, which is nice because it. MariaDB is a compact database management tool for beginners as well as advanced users. Furthermore, the Navicat Essentials for MariaDB app features an intuitive GUI, supports almost all MariaDB features, as well as options to import / export files between databases.

SQLyog is the most powerful MySQL administration tool for DBAs, developers and database architects.

Price: from $99($69 license+ $30 support); free updates for 1 year.
– strong/well-known product
– no Linux/Mac version; only Windows (32/64 bit) version available.

2.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, backup, and much more.

MySQL Workbench Window – Click image to enlarge
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Homepage:MySQL Workbench
Price: FREE
– developed by MySQL/Oracle
– has versions for Windows (32/64 bit), Linux, Mac
– can’t use it with MariaDB anymore


HeidiSQL is a useful and reliable 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.

Price: FREE
– free software; you can download installer/portable exe/source code
– no Linux/Mac version; only Windows (32/64 bit) version available.

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4.Navicat for MySQL(Support MariaDB)

Navicat for MySQL is the ideal solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development. Connect to MySQL and MariaDB databases simultaneously within a single application. This all-inclusive front-end provides an intuitive and powerful graphical interface for database management, development, and maintenance. It delivers a comprehensive set of tools for those new to MySQL/MariaDB as well as professional developers.


Navicat for MySQL Window – Click image to enlarge

Homepage:Navicat for MySQL
Price: from $169
– available for Windows (32/64 bit), Mac, Linux

5.dbForge Studio for MySQL

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dbForge Studio for MySQL is a universal GUI tool for MySQL and MariaDB database administration, development, and management. The IDE allows to create and execute queries, develop and debug stored routines, automate database object management, analyze table data via an intuitive interface.

dbForge Studio for MySQL – Click image to enlarge

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Homepage:dbForge Studio for MySQL
Price: FREE and Paid from $119.95 (support and upgrades for 1 year)
– no Linux/Mac version

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