dbForge Studio for MySQL features

Intelligent SQL Coding

Bring convenience and effectiveness to your daily SQL coding with intelligent code completion, flexible formatting, code snippets, simplified code navigation, quick object information, and instant syntax validation. Using all of these features in the integrated MySQL Code Editor, you can double your regular coding speed in no time.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Intelligent SQL Coding

Source Control

Using dbForge Studio for MySQL, you can set up and streamline effective version control of database schemas and static table data.

  • Commit and revert changes
  • Perform fast comparison of database versions
  • View and resolve conflicts
  • Scrutinize the history of changes

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Source Control

Database Comparison & Sync

It has never been easier to locate, analyze, and synchronize differences between databases.

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. In addition, you can create and modify handy templates as well as automate recurring data import and data export tasks from the command line.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Import/Export Data

Copy Databases

Transfer MySQL Server databases from one server instance to another with a nifty feature called Copy Databases, which helps you do the following:

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

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Copy Database

Database Designer

Use convenient database diagrams for creating, analyzing, reverse-engineering, printing, and customizing your MySQL databases.

  • View foreign key relations
  • Display database objects with their properties
  • Execute stored routines

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Designer

Data Generator

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

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Data Generator

Query Profiler

Improve multi-second queries using Query Profiler. This tool helps you detect query performance bottlenecks and speed up your queries.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Query Profiler

Visual Query Builder

Create queries visually using diagrams and use the expression editor to set query criteria. Queries of any complexity can be created in several seconds. Query Builder 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, and a variables evaluation mechanism to automate the debugging of stored procedures and triggers.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - MySQL Debugger

Table Designer

The Studio delivers a visual designer for creating and modifying creating table structures, indexes, primary keys, defaults, and CHECK constraints. Get full control over the changes you have made. The built-in heuristics feature will suggest a column type on creating a column based on the name you are entering.

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 the Studio takes care of all dependencies in the database:

  • Rename database objects with preview
  • Perform script refactoring

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Refactoring

Database Backup

Dump databases in the SQL format and schedule regular database backups. Use 5 levels of file compression and wide set of options to fine-tune your backups. Additionally, you can save your settings and connections as a reusable project.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Backup

Database Administration

The Studio delivers a set of variegated tools that make MySQL database administration nearly effortless.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Administration

Database Projects

A database project is a collection of logically organized SQL scripts and query files, which are used both to create new databases and to update existing ones. Database projects can be created from scratch or imported from a database. They offer a lot of features that propel quick and convenient database development.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Projects

Data Analysis & Reporting

You can group and summarize your data in pivot tables to make it easier to read and understand.

In addition, you can generate compelling data reports with visualized data trends and dependencies. These reports can be exported to 9 file formats.

dbForge Studio for MySQL - Report and Analysis


dbForge Studio includes a tool for quick generation of comprehensive database documentation. Here's what you can do with its help:

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

Broad Compatibility Options

The Studio is compatible with the following:

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, including the following:

  • Copy databases
  • Backup and restore databases
  • Import and export data to multiple formats
dbForge Studio for MySQL - Database Migration

dbForge Studio for MySQL

Best MySQL GUI tool you can find