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A TUI for viewing and editing databases, written in pure Go

Database Support

made with, charmbracelet/bubbletea, and charmbracelet/lipgloss

Works with keyboard and mouse!

Keyboard Control

Navigate tables with any number of columns!

Columns and Tables

Navigate tables with any number of rows!

Lot of Rows

Serialize your changes as a copy or over the database original! (SQLite only)


Other Features

  • Automatic JSON formatting in selection/format mode
  • Edit multi-line text with vim-like controls
  • Undo/Redo of changes (SQLite only)
  • Themes (press T in table mode)


  • Run SQL queries and display results
  • Add/remove rows/columns/cells
  • Filter tables by fuzzy search
  • MySQL/ PostgreSQL support

How To Build
GOOS=linux GOARCH=amd64/386 go build
ARM (runs kind of slow depending on the specs of the system)
GOOS=linux GOARCH=arm GOARM=7 go build
GOOS=windows GOARCH=amd64/386 go build
GOOS=darwin GOARCH=amd64 go build

Terminal settings

Whatever terminal emulator used should support ANSI escape sequences. If there is an option for 256 color mode, enable it. If not available, try running program in ascii mode (-a).

Known Issues

  • The headers wig out sometimes in selection mode
  • Mouse down does not work in Windows Terminal, but it does work in Command Prompt.
  • Tab in format mode does not work at the end of lines or empty lines.
  • Line wrapping is not yet implemented, so text in format mode should be less than the maximum number of columns available per line for best use. It's in the works!
-p	database path (absolute)
-d      specifies which database driver to use (sqlite/mysql)
-a      enable ascii mode
-h	prints this message
Scroll up + down to navigate table/text
Move cursor to select cells for full screen viewing
[WASD] to move around cells, and also move columns if close to edge
[ENTER] to select selected cell for full screen view
[UP/K and DOWN/J] to navigate schemas
[LEFT/H and RIGHT/L] to navigate columns if there are more than the screen allows.
    Also to control the cursor of the text editor in edit mode
[BACKSPACE] to delete text before cursor in edit mode
[M(scroll up) and N(scroll down)] to scroll manually
[Q or CTRL+C] to quit program
[B] to toggle borders!
[C] to expand column
[P] in selection mode to write cell to file
[R] to redo actions, if applicable
[U] to undo actions, if applicable
[ESC] to exit full screen view, or to enter edit mode
[PGDOWN] to scroll down one views worth of rows
[PGUP] to scroll up one views worth of rows
EDIT MODE (for quick, single line changes)
[ESC] to enter edit mode with no pre-loaded text input from selection
When a cell is selected, press [:] to enter edit mode with selection pre-loaded
The text field in the header will be populated with the selected cells text. Modifications can be made freely
[ESC] to clear text field in edit mode
[ENTER] to save text. Anything besides one of the reserved strings below will overwrite the current cell
[:q] to exit edit mode
[:s] to save database to a new file (SQLite only)
[:s!] to overwrite original database file (SQLite only). A confirmation dialog will be added soon
[:h] to display help text
[:new] opens current cell with a blank buffer
[:edit] opens current cell in format mode
[HOME] to set cursor to end of the text
[END] to set cursor to the end of the text
FORMAT MODE (for editing lines of text)
[ESC] to move between top control bar and format buffer
[HOME] to set cursor to end of the text
[END] to set cursor to the end of the text
[:wq] to save changes and quit to main table view
[:w] to save changes and remain in format view
[:s] to serialize changes, non-destructive (SQLite only)
[:s!] to serialize changes, overwriting original file (SQLite only)