pgAdmin 4 v5.1 Released

Posted on 2021-03-25 by pgAdmin Development Team
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The pgAdmin Development Team are pleased to announce pgAdmin 4 version 5.1. This release of pgAdmin 4 includes 42 bug fixes and new features. For more details please see the release notes.

pgAdmin is the leading Open Source graphical management tool for PostgreSQL. For more information, please see the website.

Notable changes in this release include:


  • Zoom scaling options with keyboard shortcuts in runtime:

    This feature includes the zoom scaling (Zoom In, Zoom Out, Actual Size) options along with Enter/Exit Full-Screen mode. We have added the options in Menu as well as using keyboard shortcuts users can perform the desired operation.

  • Show the login roles that are members of a group role be shown when examining a group role.

  • Added '--replace' option in Import server to replace the list of servers with the newly imported one.
  • Make the container distribution a multi-arch build with x86_64 and Arm64 support.
  • Make 'Kerberos an optional feature in the Python wheel, to avoid the need to install MIT Kerberos on the system by default.


  • Fixed an issue where hanging symlinks in a directory caused the select file dialog to break.
  • Make the 'Save Data Changes' icon to be more intuitive.
  • Ensure that cell content being auto-selected when editing the cell data.
  • Ensure that SQL formatter should not add extra tabs and format the SQL correctly.
  • Ensure that SQL formatter should not use tab size if 'Use spaces?' set to false.
  • Fixed encoding issue when database encoding set to SQL_ASCII and name of the column is in ASCII character.
  • Ensure that the user should be able to kill the session from Dashboard if the user has a 'pg_signal_backend' role.
  • Ensure PGADMIN_DEFAULT_EMAIL looks sane when initializing a container deployment.
  • Fixed an issue where the user is not able to change the connection in Query Tool when any SQL file is opened.
  • Fixed an issue where copy/paste rows in view data paste the wrong value for boolean type.
  • Ensure that toggle buttons are accessible by most screen readers.

Builds for Windows and macOS are available now, along with a Python Wheel, Docker Container, RPM, DEB Package, and source code tarball from the tarball area.