dbForge Studio for MySQL requires the following:

  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher installed. You can download .NET Framework here.


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

  • 2 GHz or higher processor
  • 1024 MB RAM
  • 150 MB of free hard disk space
  • Microsoft Windows XP,7,8, 8.1,10, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019

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
  • Galera Cluster
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Azure MySQL