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Toad for MySQL

Automate MySQL Development Tasks

Toad™ for MySQL is a freeware development tool that enables you to rapidly create and execute queries, automate database object management, and develop SQL code more efficiently. It provides utilities to compare, extract, and search for objects; manage projects; import/export data; and administer the database. Toad for MySQL dramatically increases productivity and provides access to an active user community.


Version Control Integration — Lets you check in and check out code from within the editor to reduce the risk of errors.

Macro Record and Playback — Records and plays back keyboard commands.

Database Browser — Reorganizes and manages objects and object types.

Code Snippet Editor — Lets you create and alter code snippets for expand-and-collapse code blocks, speeding navigation.

Security Manager — Permits or restricts user access to specific Toad features for better system control.

SQL Editor — Helps you create, execute, modify, and save queries; view and edit data; and process DDL commands — all from an easy-to-use interface.

Fast, Multi-Tabbed Schema Browser — Displays and manages database objects graphically.

DB Extract, Compare-and-Search Utility — Lets you compare two MySQL databases, view the differences, and create the script to update the target.

Import/Export Utility — Facilitates data transfer across MySQL databases.

Sys Reqs

Client requirements:

  • Intel® Pentium® PC – 1 GHz Minimum
  • 1 GB RAM and 1.33 GB disk space
  • Windows® Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2 64-Bit,  Windows® XP Professional, Windows® Vista®, Windows 7 and 8 (32-Bit or 64-Bit)

Server requirements:

  • MySQL® 4.1, 5.0, 5.6

Microsoft® .Net® Framework:

  • .NET 4.5

Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 and 8, Windows Server 2008 SP2, 2008 R2, and 2012

  • .NET 4.0

Windows XP, Windows Vista (SP1 or earlier), Windows Server 2003, and 2008 (SP1 or earlier)

Virtualization support:

Citrix® support on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Server (Service Pack 2) using the Citrix MetaFrame® Presentation Server 5.0 and Citrix Presentation® Server Clients 10.2.