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Free database desktop application

Posted by etogre, 04-12-2008, 12:08 AM
I'm looking for a desktop application for windows that will allow me access a local MySQL database and work with it like I would in PHPMyAdmin. I know such things exist but I'm having trouble finding one with Google. So if anyone can recommend a good free one, that would be cool. Also if there was support for other database types that would be superb, but not required. Thanks

Posted by tix3, 04-12-2008, 05:28 AM
Mysql administrator Mysql Control Center Db designer 4

Posted by Vinayak_Sharma, 04-12-2008, 07:21 AM
Toad™ for MySQL One of the best http://www.toadsoft.com/toadmysql/Overview.htm

Posted by coloheart, 04-12-2008, 08:35 AM
Even though it is not free .. I am a big fan of navicat mysql myself

Posted by lockbull, 04-12-2008, 12:57 PM
I'll second Toad (if you're running Windows on your client machine that is); it's extremely powerful and full featured for a free app. I tend to use DBVisualizer (a paid app) more because of it's better cross-database platform support (plus it also runs on non-Windows machines being a Java app), but if you're just using a single database platform and your client machine is Windows, Toad would my choice.

Posted by etogre, 04-12-2008, 01:29 PM
Thanks, I think I will give Toad a test run.

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