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pgAdmin III 1.2.0 Released

Posted on 2004-12-01

The pgAdmin Development Team are proud to announce the release of pgAdmin III v1.2.0. This is a major new release of pgAdmin following a year of development work by various contributors.

pgAdmin is the most popular GUI PostgreSQL administration and management tool, with native support for Windows and Linux/FreeBSD. It includes the following features:

  • Schema browsing of all PostgreSQL object types.

  • Object creation/properties dialogues.

  • Threaded ad-hoc query tool with EXPLAIN support.

  • Table data view/edit tool.

  • SSL support.

  • Ability to connect and browse multiple servers at once.

  • Support for Unicode databases.

  • UI Translations into over 20 languages.

Summary of major changes:

  • PostgreSQL 8.0.0 Support

  • Improved dialogue sizing based on font metrics.

  • Server status windows now displays locks.

  • The query tool can output results directly to a file.

  • Data may be sorted and filtered in the Edit Grid.

  • Column statistics are now supported.

  • Refencing/referenced objects for each object may be viewed.

  • Functions can be viewed and created with class datatypes.

  • Lost database connections are now handled more gracefully.

  • Added the ability to control local database services.

  • Tablespace support.

  • Added a permissions GRANT tool.

  • Display of server logfiles (with server contrib package).

  • Rows from the edit grid and query tool may be copied to the clipboard.

  • Database backup and restore.

  • Countless other bug fixes and minor improvements.

For a complete list of changes, please see the changelog .

pgAdmin III is freely available under the Artistic Licence, and may be

downloaded from one of the mirror sites listed at


I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the developers, testers,

packagers and translators for their hard work over the last year.

Dave Page

pgAdmin Project.

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