pgAdmin v1.4.0 Released

Posted on 2005-11-07

I'm pleased to announce the release of pgAdmin 1.4.0, the Open Source graphical PostgreSQL administration tool for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Solaris, now available for download in source and a variety of binary formats from:

V1.4.0 contains a number of new features over previous releases, including:

  • Slony-I support
  • An SQL/shell job scheduling agent
  • PostgreSQL 8.1 support
  • Autovacuum administration
  • Roles
  • Stored procedures (ie. Functions with OUT parameters)
  • Prepared transactions
  • Allow server registration without connect
  • Allow connection selection in the query tool
  • Major source tree and architecture overhaul to allow further extensibility
  • Unix domain socket support
  • 'Guru Hints' to help new users
  • Password can be stored in .pgass/pgpass.conf files
  • New graphics throughout
  • Alert the user when a query finishes in the query tool if the window is not active
  • Graphical EXPLAIN
  • Support for Asynchronous Notifications in the query tool

As well as many other tweaks, improvements and bug fixes, details of which may be found on the changelog at:

For more information about pgAdmin, please visit the website at:

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who gave their time to help with the development, testing, translation and packaging of this release.

Dave Page

pgadmin Development Team

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