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SQuirell SQL Client is a database client that allows working with JDBC compliant database. Additionally, you can use plugins to extend the functionality of the software. If you are looking for a tool that will allow you to view a structure of a database and meta-data of a database, view data in tables, extend the functionality by using plugins, and work with a database on both local and remote machines, you definitely have to try Squirrel SQL Client. The tool supports JDBC compliant databases and provides users with a huge number of various handy functions. 

The software is easy to use and provides users with a clear interface. You are capable of managing various processes from the main menu so that you don't have to spend a lot of time to start working with Squirrel SQL Client.

Why Use SQuirrel SQL Client?

The tool provides access to databases both on a local and remote host. Using it, it is possible to check databases and tables, even if it’s a specific database that does not use standard functions. If there is a problem with database content (for example, extra or missing string), the software allows you to find and fix it in a couple of clicks. Moreover, it is possible to limit the amount of output data.

The SQL script is another neat feature of Squirrel SQL Client. Using it, you can automatically complete the procedures, columns, and tables by putting CTRL + Space command. Moreover, you can bookmark the SQL scripts to access them easily. You can also gather data from multiple tables and group them. 

As was mentioned, Squirrel SQL Client supports plugins, which makes it possible to extend the functionality of the tool. For example, there is a plugin that allows visualizing the connection between tables in the database in the form of graphs. Another plugin provides syntax checking, with errors highlighted.  On the main menu, you can find SQL tab (in case you want to execute SQL scripts), SQL logs, table types, system functions, and processes.  

Key features include:

  • You can simultaneously work with several databases.
  • Supports plugins to extend the functionality.
  • Edits and views data in JDBC compliant database.
  • Works with databases on both local and remote machines. 
  • User-friendly graphical interface.
  • Views the meta-data.


Overall, Squirrel SQL Client is a handy and convenient tool to administrate databases. It comes with various neat features, such as plugins support, graphical interface, and ability to work with databases on both local and remote machines as well as to handle several databases.

We don't have any change log information for SQuirreL SQL Client 4.0.0 yet. If you have any change log info for this version of SQuirreL SQL Client you can share with us.


More info

  • Last Updated: 2019-10-04
  • Developer: SQuirreL SQL Dev Team
  • Version: 4.0.0
  • File size: 58.56 MB
  • Downloads: 2,276
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Filename: squirrel-sql-4.0.0-standard.jar
  • MD5 Checksum: e09dc21e11c63d198f272c9e930f6b87