For a software developer, a «Swiss knife»-style tool can be incredibly useful, but only when that?s the «right» tool. The problem is, nobody can tell you exactly, how to determine whether a tool is «right». A right tool must be full-featured, but it must not be overloaded with features; a right tool must have laconic and functional interface, but it must be easy to learn and understand; it must support all possible platforms, but must also be not bloated. In the database area, Database Tour Pro is the right Swiss-knife tool.
As for the platform aspect, Database Tour Pro supports virtually all databases, which can be accessed through BDE or ADO database abstraction layers. That includes a wide range, from the simple CSV files through the enterprise-level Oracle databases.
As for the features aspect, Database Tour Pro allows all of the standard database management tasks (creating tables, viewing, editing and printing data) alongside with the more advanced ones (import and export, copy to clipboard, syntax-highlighting SQL editor and builder.) It also provides complex features for data analysis, sorting, filtering and reporting. The software also works in command-line mode, which makes it a good tool for DB scripting.
As for the interface side, Database Tour Pro has colorful, informative and quite slick interface; it provides outstanding BLOB viewing capabilities (for images, RTFs and so on).
Database Tour Pro 126.96.36.1999 Universal database tool with report builder. Viewing, editing, and printing data; building SQL queries; building reports; sorting and filtering; viewing and printing structure
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