Overview of tools for work with MySQL
Of course, there are many different tools for Linux, Mac and Windows, and for professionals and beginners, but we can name such the most useful and popular development as MySQL Workbench, PhpMyAdmin, SequelPro, HeidiSQL and mysql manager. The last one you will need without fail, if you are the administrator of data base MySQL, because it consists of tools for file backup of data base MySQL, user’s account management, MySQL services, etc.
Another application MySQL Workbench is a fully functional tool for operating the data; it includes modeling, database design, maintenance and creation of data development for MySQL, grouped into a single environment. Free version, Community Edition, includes the features that will meet almost all your needs. If you will be missing any of the features, you can always switch to the commercial version (Standard Edition).
HeidiSQL, for example, is easy and fast, with flexible interface, it permits you to view and to modify your databases, to drive the tables, to view and to edit the records, to administer the privileges of users, to import data from text files, to run SQL queries, to synchronize tables between two databases and to export selected tables to another database or SQL-scripts, and all this is with the help of intuitively understandable interface Windows.