In this tutorial, we will learn about MySQL Query Browser. We have used the mysql command-line client utility to interact with the database server. MySQL also supports GUI client tools like Query Browser and MySQL Workbench GUI client tool.
MySQL Query Browser
MySQL Query Browser is a cross-platform GUI client program that’s intuitive and easy to use. It is a graphical interface tool to the MySQL database server for querying and analyzing data. MySQL Query Browser is free software. It is available under the GNU General Public License(GPL)
While all queries executed in the MySQL Query Browser can also be run from the command-line using the mysql utility. However, the MySQL Query Browser allows database interaction in a more intuitive graphical manner. It can be downloaded from the following URL:
It is not included with MySQL server distributions but can be obtained from the MySQL Web site. It is available for Windows and Linux operating systems.
For Windows operating system the tool is available as an MSI installer and a no setup .zip archive file. The file formats of the installer are:
The no-install archive zip file format is:
The no install setup is just to download the zip archive file and extract the contents. To run the tool, click on the MySQLQueryBrowser.exe application file.
Some alternatives to the Query Browser are listed here: MySQL GUI Tools.
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