dbForge Studio for MySQL features

Intelligent SQL Coding

Intelligent code completion, formatting, MySQL prompt, and code snippets bring convenience and effectiveness to your SQL code writing. Code navigation, obtaining quick object information, and syntax check are performed instantly. Moreover, MySQL Code Editor doubles your coding speed.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Intelligent SQL Coding

Database Compare and Sync

When modifying MySQL database structure, transferring data between servers, analyzing differences between databases, you will:

More on data comparison

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Compare and Sync

Import/Export Data

Fill MySQL databases with external data using our export and import tools. They support more than 10 popular data formats and allow customizing the whole process. Templates, automating data import and data export tasks through command line are also available.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Import/Export Data

Copy Database

Transfer MySQL Server databases from one server instance to another with a handy Copy Databases tool. The tool allows you to:

  • Customize copying settings
  • Copy databases together with data
  • Drop a database if it already exists on a target server

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Copy Database

Database Designer

Use database diagram for creating, analyzing, reverse-engineering, printing and customizing your MySQL databases and for:

  • Viewing foreign key relations
  • Displaying DB objects with properties
  • Execution of stored routines

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Designer

Data Generator

Populate your MySQL tables with thousands of rows of realistic test data. Data Generator supports all MySQL data types, includes a large number of meaningful generators with customizable settings, and allows generating data via the command-line interface.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Data Generator

Query Profiler

Improve multi-second queries using Query Profiler. The tool helps you detect problems and optimize SQL queries via GUI. Profiler:

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Query Profiler

Visual Query Builder

Visual query creation with diagram and expression editor. Queries of any complexity can be created in several seconds. The GUI tool automatically adds joins between tables and allows working with INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE statements.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Visual Query Builder

MySQL Debugger

The first debugger for MySQL offers step-by-step code execution, breakpoints, watches, a call stack, a variables evaluation mechanism to automate debugging of MySQL stored routines and triggers, and keeps MySQL server's logic during the execution of the stored procedure.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - MySQL Debugger

Table Designer

Visual designer for modifying or creating table structure, indexes, primary keys, defaults, and CHECK constraints. Get full control over the changes you have made. The heuristics feature will suggest a column type on creating a column based on the name you enter.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Table Designer

Database Refactoring

Improve MySQL database design by applying small changes. When such changes are performed, they are fully transparent and application takes care of all dependencies in the database:

  • Renaming database objects with preview
  • Refactoring script

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Refactoring

Database Backup

Dump databases in SQL format and schedule regular MySQL database backups. Use 5 levels of file compression and wide set of options to fine-tune backups. Save your settings and connections as a project for the next time or to use in the command line.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Backup

Database Administration

Tools for MySQL database administration and management include means for:

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Administration

Database Projects

The Database Project is a collection of SQL scripts and query files which allows you to logically organize them in one place and in an offline mode. With this technology you can compare a database project with a database, by receiving a synchronized script, and deploy database changes.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Projects

Report and Analysis

Data reporting is performed using wizard with rich feature set, manually, or via command line. Ready reports can be imported to 9 formats and delivered to their recipients.

Group and summarize your data in pivot tables to make it easier to read and understand.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Report and Analysis


A tool for generation of MySQL and MariaDB database documentation. Documenter allows you to:

  • Retrieve an overview of the database structure
  • View inter-object and inter-database dependencies
  • Customize documentation with style templates
  • Generate documentation files in the HTML, PDF and Markdown formats
dbForge Studio for MySQL - Documenter

Broad Compatibility Options

dbForge Studio for MySQL is compatible with:

dbForge Studio for MySQL Compatibility

Database migration

dbForge Studio for MySQL provides several ways to migrate databases either within the same instance or between different instances, that include:

  • Copy MySQL Database
  • Backup and Restore MySQL Database
  • Import/Export
dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Migration

dbForge Studio for MySQL

Best MySQL GUI tool you can find