Kexi is an open source software project distributed as part of the popular Calligra office suite and designed to act as a visual database creator, allowing anyone to effortlessly create database schemas, as well as to process, query and insert data.

Features at a glance

Key features include the ability to create forms that provide a custom interface to your data, store database objects, including forms, tables and queries in the database, support for parameterized queries, data sorting, support for “Object” data, use combo boxes for displaying and designing relational data, support for importing and exporting data to/in the CSV format, as well as a User Mode.

Supports SQLite, MySQL and PostgreSQL databases

The application comes with built-in support for the SQLite, MySQL and PostgreSQL database servers, allowing the user to store and share all the design and data. No installation or maintenance is required.

The perfect replacement for Microsoft Office Access

Kexi is considered as the perfect replacement for the commercial Microsoft Office Access database management system from Microsoft, as well as for the Oracle Forms and FileMaker database creation software.

Migrate data from various sources

With Kexi, you will be able to migrate database tables from MySQL, PostgreSQL and Microsoft Access. In addition, it is also possible to export data to a PostgreSQL or MySQL server.

Supports all GNU/Linux distributions, and more

Kexi is a portable and cross-platform application that supports all GNU/Linux distributions. It was successfully tested on Ubuntu, Arch Linux, Debian, openSUSE, Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Mageia, Linux Mint, and other popular distros. The FreeBSD and Solaris operating systems are also supported.

Availability and supported architectures

Kexi is not a standalone application, which means that you can download it only as part of the Calligra office suite, which can be easily installed on any of the aforementioned Linux distributions. Both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures are supported at this time.