Chapter 2 Installation

Table of Contents

2.1 System Requirements
2.2 Command-Line Options
2.3 MySQL Workbench on Windows
2.3.1 Installing
2.3.2 Launching
2.3.3 Uninstalling
2.4 MySQL Workbench on Linux
2.4.1 Installing
2.4.2 Launching
2.4.3 Uninstalling
2.5 MySQL Workbench on OS X
2.5.1 Installing
2.5.2 Launching
2.5.3 Uninstalling

MySQL Workbench is available for Windows, Linux, and OS X.

Binary distributions of MySQL Workbench are available for the preceding platforms. Source code distributions are also available as a tar.gz package, or an RPM package.

MySQL Workbench downloads are available at The source code is also available on GitHub.

The following sections explain the installation process for each of these platforms.