GUI SQL Client for MS SQL Server

Posted on 2011-04-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Can anyone direct me to a free or low cost SQL Client GUI for MS SQL?  I am looking for something similar to MS SQL Server Management Studio where I can browse through the database objects and execute ad-hoc SQL Commands, etc.
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    There is one called SSMSWeb. Cool one..... Try it.
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    by:Alpesh Patel
    There is aCTE tool for SQL Express versions on microsoft site.
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    You can use SQL Server Management Studio Express it is free from Microsoft
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    What do you think TOAD for SQL Server Freeware Edition?
    TOAD for SQL Server Freeware
    The Toad for SQL Server Freeware version may be used for a maximum of five (5) users within Licensee's organization. For more than five (5) users within an organization, please contact Quest to purchase licenses of Commercial version of Toad for SQL Server. This license does not entitle Licensee to receive hard-copy documentation, technical support, telephone assistance, or enhancements or updates to the Product from Quest Software.

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    This worked perfectly.  Thank you.

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