When comparing Adminer vs SQLPro for MySQL, the Slant community recommends SQLPro for MySQL for most people. In the question“What are the best MySQL GUI clients for OS X?” SQLPro for MySQL is ranked 9th while Adminer is ranked 13th. The most important reason people chose SQLPro for MySQL is:
Easy to use.
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The installation and Adminer itself only requires a single PHP file. Once it's uploaded you can log in and start using it.
Pro Supports more than MySQL
It supports several database management systems (Postgres, SQLite, Oracle, MS SQL and of course MySQL).
Pro Database views
Anyone who uses the views function will appreciate Adminer better. You can click on a view and edit to change the view. In phpMyAdmin, you can edit a view, but it's not easy or intuitive. SQL Buddy doesn't have any way of doing this.
Has a great variety of themes which transfers pretty ugly application into a great looking one.
No need to install, it's available to use out of the box.
Pro Great UI
Easy to use.
Pro Easily save queries
SQLPro supports saving queries that you may want to use more than once.
Pro Great UI for big databases
Super easy to view table structure and a double click will select top 100 rows.
Con Bulk edition problems
Con Since last updates - crashes all the time
SQLPro is a paid proprietary software with licenses starting at $19.99.