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MySQL Workbench 5.2.25 released, goes GA

Dear MySQL Users,

We’re pleased to announce the release of MySQL Workbench 5.2.25  This release is GA (Generally Available). We hope you will make MySQL Workbench your preferred tool for Design, Development, and Administration of your MySQL database applications.

Special thanks go to all the great MySQL Beta Testers that provided valuable ideas, insights, and bug reports to the Workbench Team. Your beta feedback truly helped us improve the product.

MySQL Workbench 5.2 GA provides:
• Data Modeling
• Query (replaces the old MySQL Query Browser)
• Administration (replaces the old MySQL Administrator)

Please get your copy from our Download site. Sources and binary packages are available for several platforms, including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

To get started quickly, please take a look at this short tutorial.

MySQL Workbench 5.2 GA Tutorial

Workbench Documentation can be found here.

In addition to the new Query/SQL Development and Administration modules, version 5.2 features improved stability and performance – especially in Windows, where OpenGL support has been enhanced and the UI was optimized to offer better responsiveness.

For a detailed list of resolved issues, see the change log.

If you need any additional info or help please get in touch with us.

Post in our forums, leave comments on our blog pages or if you want to talk to us directly you can visit us on our IRC channel #workbench on

– The MySQL Workbench Team

Author: Mike Lischke

Team Lead MySQL Workbench