GUI tools

Dataedo

Dataedo lets you visualize your data models with ER diagrams. You can discover and document relationships between data entities and visualize them with automatically built diagrams. It reads foreign key constraints from DBMS and adds table relationships to the diagram automatically.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: Yes
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DeZign for Databases

DeZign for Databases is an intuitive data modeling tool Visualize database structures to understand your database, create new databases or reverse-engineer existing databases to modify, document, analyze, and optimize. The software uses entity relationship diagrams (ERDs, data models) to graphically design databases and automatically generates the most popular databases.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: Yes
Reverse enginering: Yes

Visual Paradigm

Visual Paradigm offers ERD software, a database design tool that provides graphical representation of database tables, their columns and inter-relationships. With Visual Paradigm's ERD tool, you can edit database view in a visual editor.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: Yes
Reverse enginering: Yes

DBeaver

DBeaver is an open source universal database management tool that lets you view a database structure in the standard ERD (Entity Relation Diagram) form. You can view the diagrams of existing tables and whole database schemas, while it also allows the creation of custom diagrams.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: Yes
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Free
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: Yes

DataGrip

DataGrip is a database IDE that is tailored to suit the specific needs of professional SQL developers. It offers database diagram support that lets you graphically show the structure of the database and relations between database objects. You can generate a diagram for a data source, a schema, or a table.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: Yes

RazorSQL

RazorSQL is a software application that provides both easy to use visual tools and advanced features to allow users to do database browsing, editing, management, administration, and programming.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: No
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: No

DbVisualizer

DbVisualizer is a smart and powerful database tool aimed to simplify database development and management for database administrators and developers. It lets you create and manage the database visually. Generate SQL code by drag & drop and copy & paste it into other applications.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: Yes
Reverse enginering: Yes

Toad Data Modeler

Toad Data Modeler is an easy-to-use, multi-platform data modeler. It lets you visualize database structures and better understand existing databases and relationships. Create high-quality logical and physical data models. Reverse engineer existing database structures to view them in a diagram. Generate detailed HTML, RTF or PDF reports.

Desktop/Cloud: Cloud
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: Yes
Reverse enginering: Yes

SQuirreL SQL

SQuirreL SQL Client is a graphical Java program that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands, etc.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: Yes
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Free
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: Yes

SchemaSpy

SchemaSpy is a Java-based graphical database schema metadata browser tool that analyzes the metadata of a schema in a database and generates a visual representation of it in a browser-displayable format. It lets you click through the hierarchy of database tables via child and parent table relationships as represented by both HTML links and entity-relationship diagrams.

Desktop/Cloud: Cloud
Free edition: Yes
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Free
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: Yes

DatabaseSpy

Altova DatabaseSpy is the unique multi-database query and design tool. The DatabaseSpy graphical Design Editor lets you view and edit the structures of all your databases through one graphical user interface. You can examine tables and relationships in an existing database, edit tables to better suit your needs, or even can add entire tables and specify all their column attributes and relationships to other tables from scratch.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: Yes

erwin Data Modeler

erwin Data Modeler (erwin DM) is a data modeling tool used to find, visualize, design, deploy, and standardize high-quality enterprise data assets. It also automates and standardizes model design tasks, including complex queries, to improve business alignment, ensure data integrity and simplify integration.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: No
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: Yes
Reverse enginering: Yes

Model Xtractor

Model Xtractor is a software utility designed to inspect modeling for traditional or enhanced ER models, with support for most relational database platforms. It lets you hide, collapse, or minify table/view shapes. Bypass intersection tables and show conceptual many-to-many connectors between shapes.

Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Free edition: Yes
Schema design: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Forward engineering: No
Reverse enginering: Yes