Available Editions

Database Workbench 5 is available in four editions:

Database Workbench Lite * A FREE edition of Database Workbench that supports a single database system and a basic set of features, for personal, non-commercial development only.
If you use Database Workbench for commercial development, please support us by purchasing a license so we can continue product development.
Database Workbench Basic A basic starter edition, suitable for software developers and simple databases.
Database Workbench Professional A complete edition for database developers and designers, especially for more complex databases.
Database Workbench Enterprise A special team edition, with the ability to use shared repositories for server and database registrations, specific multi-user features and a built in Version Control System for database objects etc.

* = available for MySQL.

Below is a feature matrix, not meant as a guide to all features, but rather as a guide to the differences between the available editions.

Feature Matrix

Feature Lite Basic Pro Ent
Free versus licensed
Commercial database development
Ability to register more than 2 servers
Ability to register/use more than 3 databases per server
Ability to use multiple database systems
Support for Windows roaming user profiles
Connect to Database Workbench TeamServer
ODBC & ADO Tools
Ability to open MS Access databases
Ability to connect to any ODBC & ADO data source (meta data read only)
Export data from any ODBC & ADO data source
Create INSERT script from any ODBC data source
Cross-Database development
Compare meta data objects, also from different database systems
Migrate meta data objects to the same or different database systems
Migrate meta data objects from any ODBC & ADO data source
Database design
Conceptual Data Model diagramming
Generate DBMS specific physical models from a single conceptual model
Physical Data Model diagramming
Create a new database directly from a physical model
Export a diagram to image file
Reverse engineer existing databases to a physical model for documentation purposes
Database development
Unicode enabled
Connect to multiple databases at once
Ability to browse schema objects
Ability to browse database objects
Ability to view, create, modify and delete individual schema objects
Ability to view, create, modify and delete individual database objects
Two-Way Visual Query Builder
Edit and view data
Edit and view BLOB Data as images, OLE documents, text, HTML and Hex-data
Extract metadata statements for existing objects
Run queries and scripts in an interactive editor
Run very large scripts in special Script Runner
Duplicate object capability
Create SUID Procedures
Search schema objects by name
Comprehensive search of source code objects
Session Script Recorder
View object dependencies
Testing & Debugging
Execute SQL statements and verify changes before committing
Execute stored routines and verify changes before committing
Simple Test Data Generator tool
Visually analyze query plans
Stored Procedure & Function Debugging 1
Trigger Debugging 2
Package Debugging 3
Data import and export, compare and transfer
Export result sets to INSERT, UPDATE or DELETE scripts
Export data to INSERT script and XML files
Export data to CSV files
Export data to dBase, Text, Excel, Lotus 1-2-3 and DIF files
Create INSERT script from any ODBC data source
Import data from CSV file
Data Pump tool to transfer to and from supported native data sources
Data Pump tool to transfer to and from any OBDC & ADO data source
Command line Data Pump tool to transfer data
Data Compare tool to compare and update data in supported native data sources
Server & Database administration
Perform database administrator tasks
Perform server administrator tasks
Manage users, roles and groups
Monitor activity and performance via visual user interface
Grant Manager tool to visually manage SQL grants, including "grant templates"
Ability to manage grants in object editors
Print source code
Print table data or query result sets
Print schema objects
Create database specific custom reports
Create file based custom reports that can be used on multiple databases
Use object templates
Use code templates
SQL Insight
Special Copy/Paste SQL statements from/to your programming environment
Describe Companion for easy access to object structure
Drag & drop features for code editing
Incremental search in the Database Navigator
Filter objects in the Database Navigator
Text (File) Compare tool
Multi-Level Clipboard
Personal SQL & Code Catalogs to store common queries & code
'Favorites' list for quick & easy access to databases & connections
Arrange database objects in custom folders
Add notes to a database workspace
Integrated To-Do Lists to keep track of work
Project based SQL & Code Catalog
Shared repository with registered servers and databases
Non-local workspace, use the same workspace on multiple clients
Team-based To-Do Lists
Shared SQL & Code Catalogs to store common queries & code
TeamServer Version Control System (VCS)
Ability to add databases to TeamServer VCS
Lock database objects for editing
Automatically archive new meta-data structure on 'check in'
Ability to compare archived revisions of database objects
  1. Available for Oracle, SQL Anywhere, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird and InterBase
  2. Available for MySQL, Firebird and InterBase
  3. Available for Oracle and Firebird