When comparing DataGrip vs SQLiteFlow, the Slant community recommends DataGrip for most people. In the question“What are the best Mac OS X GUIs for SQLite?” DataGrip is ranked 4th while SQLiteFlow is ranked 5th. The most important reason people chose DataGrip is:
DataGrip is not a language-specific IDE. It supports a wide variety of languages by default, such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Derby, H2, Sqlite, and many more. You can also specify your own JDBC drivers to get support for additional platforms.
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Pro Supports multiple languages
DataGrip is not a language-specific IDE. It supports a wide variety of languages by default, such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Derby, H2, Sqlite, and many more.
You can also specify your own JDBC drivers to get support for additional platforms.
Pro Beautiful and customizable UI
DataGrip currently provides two theme options, light and dark. The UI is intuitive to navigate and provides powerful features such as a diagram view of table relationships.
Pro Refactoring support
You can refactor SQL code with DataGrip — it resolves all references automatically and when an object/variable is renamed, you can choose to update all references to it in your project.
Pro Helps you avoid mistakes
It can catch SQL bugs and suggest ways to resolve them. It will inform of unresolved objects and the use of keywords as identifiers.
Pro Version control support
DataGrip supports a wide variety of VCS tools out of the box so that you can edit, test, and commit changes without ever leaving the tool.
Pro Powerful data editor
A powerful table editor lets you add, remove, edit, and clone data rows. Navigate through the data by foreign keys and use the text search to find anything in the data displayed in the table editor. All your changes are stored locally and can be submitted at once. Multiple fields can also be edited at once.
Pro Excellent code completion
DataGrip's code completion is context-sensitive and schema-aware code completion. It will take into account tables structure, foreign keys, and even database objects created in your code.
Pro Much more powerful than its counterparts
DataGrip is a full-featured IDE for working with databases and SQL. It includes commonly found features in database clients, and offers IDE-specific features beyond that — version control, autocompletion, refactoring support, etc.
Pro Intuitive, stable and reliable
A very great GUI tool for SQLite on macOS. It's intuitive, stable and reliable.
Pro Handle database file name or directory changes automatically
This is a feature that once you found it exists, you can't leave it!
Pro Query editor
The query editor not only has some common features that most editor has like auto completion, syntax highlighting, it also has features like format query, copy query to custom style. And copy query to custom style means you can copy query to most languages (like C, C++, Objective-C, Swift, Java, etc) quoted string after some configuration, and yes, this is another feature that SQLiteFlow can save your time.
Pro Remote connect
Supports open remote SQLite database in iPhone or iPad with SQLiteFlow(iOS) installed.
Pro Attach opened databases through UI
This is a useful feature if you deal with attach database thing in your daily work, very convenient, save your time from writing ATTACH DATABASE commands.
Pro Convenient data viewer
View, edit, add or search table's data directly through UI without any code. And table's data in data viewer can be copied to CSV with only few clicks.
Pro Alter table GUI tool
SQLiteFlow has an alter table GUI tool to help you maintenance your database structure without any pain to write alter table query, instead it can generate the query for you after you tell SQLiteFlow in UI that what need to be changed.
Pro Available on App Store
SQLiteFlow can be purchased and downloaded from Mac App Store.
Pro Dark Mode
Supports Dark Mode for macOS Mojave.
Pro Database statistics
Display table counts and each table’s record count.
Display each table’s storage consumed and storage consumed detail, including table data storage consumed and indexes storage consumed.
Con Not user friendly
This is an annual subscription with tiered pricing that diminishes a small amount year over year. But there are other much cheaper or free alternatives. This is the premium priced product of the bunch.
Con Performance can be slow/sluggish when working with high-volume databases
As with all other IDEs, DataGrip is powerful and thus requires more resources than usual. It can use up to several GB's of memory when working with high-volume databases, and this has an impact on performance if your system is not equipped to handle it.