PostgreSQL Data Migration

Benefit from quick and seamless Postgres data migration and get a simple method to transfer your PostgreSQL data between different servers, databases, and IDEs.

Data migration is a tedious task requiring lots of manual activity. dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL can help relocate your workloads and data to new types of data storage and processing systems quickly and easily. The tool can boast an intuitive GUI with a bunch of advanced options that help you effortlessly migrate your data.

  • Create, modify, and share data import and export templates
  • Avoid negative impacts on the source system performance
  • Minimize the need for manual coding
  • Enjoy advanced mapping options
Migration flow

Data Migration Workflow

The PostgreSQL Import/Export functionality of dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL allows transferring data from PostgreSQL to any other DBMS as well as from any other DBMS to PostgreSQL using ODBC drivers.

We strongly recommend utilizing a high-performance and feature-rich Devart PostgreSQL ODBC Driver as it provides quicker and more stable access to PostgreSQL databases compared with standard ODBC drivers.

Migration to PostgreSQL

To perform import tasks with the help of dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL, you don't need to continuously switch between different IDEs to transfer PostgreSQL data between different databases.

In the Data Import wizard, select to import data using ODBC driver. Then configure the necessary import options, select server, database, and data to be imported. You can import data to the existing table or create a new one, which is highly beneficial.

Run the Import job and enjoy the result.

Migration from PostgreSQL

To relocate data from PostgreSQL quickly and smoothly, export the required data with the help of ODBC driver, using a convenient wizard. You don't have to migrate the whole table, you can select data to be exported instead.

Set the ODBC driver to connect to the DBMS server you want to transfer data to and configure driver's settings further. The possibility to save templates helps eliminate doing the same actions when moving data between various systems.

Run the Export job and enjoy the result.


dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL has advanced built-in features for moving PostgreSQL data between a source and target systems and can significantly assist teams in their PostgreSQL data migration efforts. The PostgreSQL Import and Export functionality provided in the Studio makes it possible to transfer PostgreSQL data between different databases, servers, and IDEs. Simplify your database migration with dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL.

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

Cutting-edge PostgreSQL IDE for database development and management

Availability in the editions of dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL


Data Export to 14+ file formats
Data Import from 10+ file formats

* CSV format has no restrictions for data export and import, for other formats only first 50 rows are processed. User templates are not supported.