dbForge Schema Compare for MySQL requires the following:

  • Microsoft Windows 7/8/8.1/10
  • Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019
  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher installed. You can download .NET Framework here.


.NET Framework is pre-installed in Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7/8/8.1/10.

MySQL and MariaDB Connectivity:

  • Support for all MySQL server versions 3.23-8.0

  • Support for all MariaDB server versions 5.5-10.4
  • Secure connections via SSL/SSH
  • HTTP connections via PHP tunnel
  • Support for UTF-8 databases
  • Work with MySQL embedded server
  • Direct access to MySQL server without client libraries
  • MySQL pluggable authentication and Windows authentication on connecting to MySQL server (PAM)
  • Support for Windows authentication when creating connection to MySQL server
  • Working with MySQL on Amazon RDS and on Amazon Aurora
  • Percona PAM Authentication for MySQL
  • Sphinx Search Engine
  • Tencent Cloud