Sequel Pro | Open Source MySQL Client for Mac Operating System

Sequel Pro Database Management Tool

Free & Open Source MySQL Client for Mac Operating System

Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use MySQL GUI for Mac. Gives you access to MySQL Databases on local and remote servers. It has a simple & beautiful interface.


Sequel Pro is an open-source and 100% free database management application to work with MySQL & MariaDB databases on MacOS. The application is developed in Objective-C and is highly customizable. Anyone can download the source code from Github and enhance its features as per their needs.

One of the reasons for its popularity is its simple and beautiful interface. Helps beginners to access MySQL databases on local and remote servers without any trouble. As a scalable solution, any size business enterprise can use Sequel Pro to meet their database management needs.

Compared to web-based MySQL database management tools that rely on username/password login like phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro’s support for the SSH Keys gives it prominence over other tools. It has built-in Backup and Restore functionality. Gives you a beautiful interface to monitor your running queries. Sequel Pro for Mac gave a tough competition to the official MySQL workbench for Mac.

Even though it’s very popular on the Mac platform, sequel pro for windows is not yet available. If you are a mac user and want to use an easy and beautiful database management tool then Sequel Pro is for you.

System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or newer


  • Full MySQL Support
  • Flexible Connectivity
  • SSH Key Support
  • Backup and Restore Functionality
  • Monitor Running Queries
  • Manage User Priviliges
  • Its Free and Open Source


There are several different ways to install MySQL on Mac OS X. You can download the official package from their website

It is also available on the Mac’s App Store.