Please note that SQL Workbench/J has no relation to the product MySQL WorkbenchLink Arrow which is maintained and owned by Oracle.
If you are looking for MySQL Workbench support please contact Oracle.

SQL Workbench/J requires Java 7 or later.

Java 6 will work as well, but it is not recommended as it is no longer supported. Build 116 is the last release to support Java 6.

Stable release

Current stable release: Build 116, 2014-04-06 (Release History)

The generic package contains the jar file, the manual (HTML and PDF) and the shell scripts for Linux to start the application. It also contains the Windows® launcher and sample XSLT scripts.

The download includes the language files for English and German. The application's language can be changed from within the options dialog (Tools -> Options).

The Mac package is suitable to be extracted on the Mac desktop and contains the jar file, a launcher for MacOS, the manual and the sample XSLT scripts. No shell scripts are included in the Mac package (approx. 4MB).

If you want to import or export Microsoft Excel files (XLS, XLSX) or import OpenOffice Calc documents, download the packages that include the office libraries (approx. 18MB).

Please note:

If you have copied the jar files for the Excel support before, please delete all existing ones before extracting the archive as some of the library names have changed.

Older versions can be downloaded from the download archive

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If you are having problems unzipping the distribution archive with WinZip, please read this.

A note to Mac OS X users

Current development build: 116.3 ( 2014-08-21)