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TOAD for Oracle (Mac)

TOAD for Oracle (Mac)

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  • Latest Version

    TOAD for Oracle 17.0.353.2906 LATEST

  • Review by

    Daniel Leblanc

  • Operating System

    macOS 14.0 Sonoma or Later

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  • Author / Product

    Quest Software Inc. / External Link

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TOAD for Oracle (Mac version) is a professional database administration software and development app for macOS! Toad Oracle is the de facto Oracle developer and database administration software tool for SQL development and tasks. Modernize your Oracle database operations to enable business agility! The program comes in 3 variants: Toad for Oracle DBA Edition, Toad for Oracle Developer Edition, and Toad for Oracle Expert Edition.

You're taking on more database responsibilities than ever before. The business demands you move faster but when combined with declining resources critical databases and applications are at risk. What if you could use a single toolset to speed Oracle development, administration, and management to reduce cost and risk and without compromising reliability and performance?
  • Decrease the time and effort required to develop, manage, optimize and maintain databases
  • Prevent performance inefficiencies from impacting application availability
  • Manage, synchronize and deploy schema changes quickly
  • Receive efficient SQL alternatives quickly and easily
  • Simulate your production environment
Whether your Oracle database is on-premises or in the cloud, Quest Toad Oracle for Mac is the only solution of its kind that will simplify your workflow, help reduce code defects and improve code quality and performance while supporting team collaboration. On the operations side, you can automate administration tasks and proactively manage your databases while embracing performance optimization and risk mitigation.

Features and Highlights

DevOps-ready development
Integrate teams into source control. Reduce rework with repeatable processes that can be validated throughout the development cycle.

Reduce technical debt
Ensure functional accuracy and coding best practices to minimize code defects.

Automated performance testing
Ensure production scalability with automated workload replay testing.

Simplified SQL Optimization
Simplify and automate SQL optimization for developers; advanced SQL and index optimization for DBAs.

Risk mitigation
Accelerate application delivery, while minimizing risks associated with database changes.

Database performance diagnostics
Quickly pinpoint and resolve database performance inefficiencies.

Team Coding
Integrates with your preferred source control system and provides collaborative access to schema objects. This allows Team Coding to reconcile changes with the corresponding files in source control, thus simplifying and streamlining the developer experience.

PL/SQL Unit Testing
Simplifies and automates the process of creating functional tests for all your PL/SQL code. Your test definitions are stored in a repository that can be leveraged by others for regression testing, thereby supporting a DevOps process.

Code Review
Define coding standards from a selection of over 200 rules to ensure development teams can correct code as they type and consistently improve overall quality. This makes it easier to maintain code in the future and reduces the likelihood of defects.

SQL Optimization
A simple interface that really solves the problem of SQL tuning for developers and reduces the burden on DBAs. SQL Optimizer’s patented re-writing algorithm quickly finds alternative versions of the original SQL statement that will run faster in the database.

The renowned commercial database management tool, now compatible with Mac! This comprehensive toolkit, renowned for its diverse features and tools aimed at streamlining and enhancing the database development and administration process, is expanding its reach to cater to a broader audience globally.

Continuously evolving, Toad for Oracle empowers Quest customers to:
  • Employ a unified suite of tools for heightened productivity, encompassing core functions such as coding, debugging, testing, and performance tuning.
  • Cater to users of all proficiency levels with its intuitive and user-friendly interface, ensuring maximum performance.
  • Harness robust code development capabilities for efficient troubleshooting and code adjustments.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of execution plans, pinpoint performance bottlenecks, optimize queries, and manage indexes, ensuring proactive management of dynamic database environments.
  • Seamlessly create and manage both logical and physical data models.
  • Elevate efficiency through automation, enabling users to schedule and execute tasks at their convenience.
  • Become part of the extensive global Toad community, benefiting from comprehensive support and collaboration opportunities.
Key Features
  • Database Development Tools: It provides a set of tools for efficient database development, including a SQL editor, PL/SQL editor, database schema browser, and data modeler.
  • Performance Tuning: The software offers performance monitoring and tuning tools to optimize database performance, identify bottlenecks, and improve query efficiency.
  • Automation: It enables users to automate repetitive tasks and processes using its automation designer and scheduling capabilities.
  • Data Visualization: Users can create visual representations of data using TOAD's data visualization tools, such as charts, graphs, and pivot tables.
  • Team Collaboration: It allows for seamless collaboration among team members with features like shared projects, version control integration, and collaborative code reviews.
User Interface

It features an intuitive and user-friendly interface with a customizable layout. The interface is divided into several panels, each dedicated to different tasks such as SQL editing, schema browsing, and performance monitoring. Users can customize the layout according to their preferences and workflow, making it easy to access frequently used tools and features.

Installation and Setup

The installation process for this program is straightforward and typically takes only a few minutes to complete. Users can download the software from the Quest Software website or FileHorse and follow the on-screen instructions to install it on their system. Once installed, users can connect TOAD to their Oracle databases by providing the necessary connection details, such as the database hostname, port, username, and password.

How to Use
  • Connecting to a Database: Launch the app and click on the "Connect" button to establish a connection to your Oracle database. Enter the required connection details and click "OK" to connect.
  • Writing SQL Queries: Use the SQL editor to write and execute SQL queries against your Oracle database. It provides syntax highlighting, code completion, and other features to help you write SQL code efficiently.
  • Schema Browsing: Navigate through your database schema using the schema browser to view tables, views, indexes, and other database objects.
  • Performance Tuning: Use TOAD's performance monitoring tools to identify and analyze performance issues in your Oracle database. You can view real-time performance metrics, diagnose performance problems, and optimize SQL queries for better performance.
  • Automation: Automate repetitive tasks and processes using TOAD's automation designer. You can create automation scripts to schedule tasks like database backups, data exports, and report generation.

Is TOAD for Oracle compatible with all versions of Oracle databases?
Yes, the software is compatible with Oracle databases version 8.0 and above.

Can I customize the user interface of TOAD for Mac?
Yes, it allows users to customize the layout and appearance of the interface according to their preferences.

Does TOAD support version control integration?
Yes, it provides integration with popular version control systems like Git and Subversion for collaborative development.

Can I schedule tasks and automation scripts in TOAD?
Yes, TOAD's automation designer allows users to schedule tasks and automation scripts to run at specific times or intervals.

Does TOAD offer performance monitoring tools?
Yes, it includes performance monitoring tools to help users identify and optimize performance issues in their Oracle databases.


Oracle SQL Developer: The SQL Developer is a free alternative to this program, offering similar features for database development and management.

Navicat Premium: Navicat for Oracle or Navicat Premium edition is a paid database management tool that supports Oracle databases, offering features for data modeling, SQL development, and data manipulation.

DbVisualizer: DbVisualizer is a universal database tool that supports multiple database platforms, including Oracle. It offers features for database development, administration, and data visualization.

License Options
  • Base Edition
  • Professional Edition
  • Professional DB Admin Edition
  • Xpert Plus Edition
  • Dev Plus Edition
  • DBA Plus Edition
Pricing for the paid versions varies depending on the edition and licensing model chosen. Please Contact Sales, for volume or non-subscription pricing.

System Requirements
  • macOS
  • 2 GHz processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 600 MB of available hard disk space
  • Comprehensive set of features for Oracle database development and management.
  • Intuitive user interface with customizable layout.
  • Performance tuning tools for optimizing database performance.
  • Automation capabilities for streamlining repetitive tasks.
  • Integration with version control systems for collaborative development.
  • Paid versions can be expensive for smaller teams or individual users.
  • Some advanced features may require additional training to fully utilize.
Note: Requires Oracle Client. 30 days trial version.

Also Available: Download TOAD for Oracle for Windows