SQLEditor
SQLEditor
3.6.2

4.8

SQLEditor free download for Mac

SQLEditor

3.6.2
01 October 2019

Create SQL databases graphically.

Overview

SQLEditor is a SQL database design and entity relationship diagram (ERD) tool for OS X. It replaces typing SQL by hand with dragging, dropping, and clicking, making database creation faster and easier. And if you already have a database, then SQLEditor can help you see what it looks like by reverse engineering a diagram. Or use SQLEditor to create documentation with the new design report exporter. SQLEditor may be useful if you need to design a database or you have existing databases to manage. It's also useful if you're learning about database design.

SQLEditor supports exporting database designs to MySQL, Postgres, SQLite, Oracle, and others. Plus it also imports and exports Ruby On Rails Migration files.

Group License: $349, Single User License $79. Discounts for qualified educational orders.
Note SQLEditor 3 is a paid upgrade from earlier versions. Free upgrades for licenses purchased on or after 1 March 2014.

What's new in SQLEditor

Version 3.6.2:

Minimum required Mac OS is now 10.10

New Features
  • This release supports Mac OS Catalina / 10.15
  • New object visibility menus in toolbar and view menu - show and hide objects by type
  • New Help system, should work the same as AppleHelp and contain the same content as before
  • New option for comments without visible titlebars
  • New command to show only fields that are primary keys in tables
  • Now bundles and uses Amazon Corretto Java 11
  • New system to save django properties when used
  • New preferences panel to edit the saved django properties list
  • Updated feedback reporter to newer release from upstream
  • Hardened runtime enabled
  • First notarized version
  • Removed obsolete Java 6 support
  • Updated drag and drop code
Fixes
  • Fixes for foreign keys where fields are hidden (the line retargets the table header)
  • Fix for left sidebar icon drawing on 10.12,10.13
  • Fix for potential issue where invalid django properties could render a file unreadable by SQLEditor
  • Updated some old code that still used old style alert panel methods
  • Removed final parts of Java 6 installation code
  • Fix for bug where “Show All Objects” would not show table components that had been hidden
  • Fix for incorrect checkmarks in visibility toolbar item menu
  • Fix for bug in feedback reporter where tab view labels would disappear
  • Feedback reporter now displays the log data in the console tab instead of the script tag
  • Warnings about ASL access in feedback system have baeen fixed
  • Fixes for some memory management issues
  • Fixed some web links that were using http instead of https
  • Fixes for new help system search on 10.10 and 10.11

22 SQLEditor Reviews

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Drtyrell969
23 August 2010

Most helpful

This product is instrumental in designing but also communicating to your clients what it is you've done. I highly recommend this software at any cost. A picture is worth a saved day. I use this product religiously.
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Version 1.6.5
angijordan
23 February 2018
For me it is useful app without any bugs
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Version 3.3.0
ylluminate
27 September 2016
How are Rails migrations handled?
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Version 3.1.4
LuxLogica
19 March 2016
Solid app, allowing you to draw ERD diagrams, which get reliably translated into the native script language - SQL or otherwise - of several databases, including: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Filemaker, Rails and Django. Able to also connect to several databases and create the ERD diagram on-the-fly, thereby making it somewhat easier to reverse-engineer the data design of existing systems. These features alone make it worth the money.

I will deduct 1 star, however, because the developer has been announcing version 3 for well over a year, making existing users fearful that development has been abandoned. Also, although it is a solid data design tool, it is seriously lacking in the graphics department: the user is given very little control over the graph's appearance - it is impossible to even change the font used in the graphs, let alone change stroke and background colours. More polish on the interface is still needed, as it still looks like a java app programmed by a newbie.

PROS: solid ERD diagramming tool, which reliably produces good database scripts - in SQL as well as in other languages - which is directly usable in a variety of systems.
CONS: very little graphics configuration options - your graphics will all look like java charts from the 1990's. Interface needs polish.
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Version 2.9.17
harrypeter175
03 March 2016
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Version 2.9.17
1 answer(s)
LuxLogica
LuxLogica
19 March 2016
@MacUpdate Admins: SPAM. Please remove.
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Macbookpro
27 February 2015
FYI from the Company web page... "SQLEditor 3 is coming soon Buy now and get a free upgrade when it is released"
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Version 2.9.7
Drtyrell969
11 July 2014
I'm just chiming in to reaffirm my 5-star rating four years since my last rating. Best product of its kind. GET!
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Version 2.8.4
Kris-nx
25 May 2013
Great program and support. The latest release would not launch and the support I received from the developer was excellent -very responsive and got me a version of the program that worked. He also got the latest build working within a week. Turned out to be a JAVA issue. I highly recommend this program.
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Version 2.1.3
Drtyrell969
23 August 2010
This product is instrumental in designing but also communicating to your clients what it is you've done. I highly recommend this software at any cost. A picture is worth a saved day. I use this product religiously.
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Version 1.6.5
Trashie
26 February 2010
Great application and made in Scotland of all places. Very good, very stable. Another little hidden gem on osx.
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Version 1.6.1
barefeettom
06 March 2008
I tested SQLEditor with an SQLite database. It imported the table structures fine, using the appropriate driver. After playing with it a bit, I realize that SQLEditor only shows relationships between tables that are set up as a "foreign key" within the tables. SQLite (and I think others) don't have a foreign key parameter for fields within tables. I set up relationships in SQLite within views. Unfortunately, SQLEditor does not appear to show views or the relationships tat they contain. So it seems of little use to show or edit the structure of my SQLite databases.
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Version 1.4b19
2 answer(s)
Sparrowhawk
Sparrowhawk
22 October 2008
SQLite does actually support foreign keys in terms of parsing - however it does not enforce them (i.e. they are ignored). Hopefully one day they will support them fully. So theoretically this tool should be able to see these implied relationships and display the ERD for SQLite. I've not tried it so cannot say - if not you could ask the developer, it sounds like he is quite responsive. Incidentally, you can force SQLite referential integrity using triggers - plenty of articles about this online. Hope this helps. Now, what I'd really like to see is TOAD for MySQL on OS X... :)
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Version 1.4.2b2
Sparrowhawk
Sparrowhawk
12 March 2013
I just noticed my comment here about foreign keys. As it is now so out of date, I thought I'd post a quick update just to say that SQLite acquired native foreign key constraints as of v3.6.19, so my 2008 (!) comment is now redundant. I'm sure people already knew this, but just in case :)
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$79.00

4.8

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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