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a graphic SQLite Client in 1 Python file

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sqlite_bro : a graphic SQLite browser in 1 Python file

sqlite_bro is a tool to browse SQLite databases with any basic python installation.


  • Tabular browsing of a SQLite database
  • Import/Export of .csv files with auto-detection
  • Import/Export of .sql script
  • Export of database creation .sql script
  • Support of sql-embedded Python functions
  • Easy to distribute : 1 Python source file, 2.7/3.3+ compatible
  • Easy to start : just launch sqlite_bro
  • Easy to learn : Welcome example, minimal interface
  • Easy to teach : Character size, SQL + SQL result export on a click


You can install, upgrade, uninstall with these commands:

$ pip install sqlite_bro
$ pip install --upgrade sqlite_bro
$ pip uninstall sqlite_bro

or just launch it from IPython with %load

or just copy the file ‘’ to any pc (with python installed)

Example usage

$ sqlite_bro



2014-06-26a : v0.8.2 ‘Getting to the point’

  • switch to no-autocommit mode by default to allow savepoints
  • a ‘legacy autocommit’ Open Database option is added
  • add an example of COMMIT and ROLLBACK, and an example of SAVEPOINTS

2014-06-25a : v0.8.1 ‘Attach them all !’

  • support attachement of several databases with the same name

2014-06-21a : v0.8.0 ‘Mark the date !’

  • recognize date formats in .csv importation

2014-06-19a : v0.7.2 ‘Remember me’

  • keep memory of last directory used

2014-06-17a : v0.7.1

  • improved publishing on Pypi (was tricky, especially the front page)

2014-06-15b : v0.7.0

  • create a github project ‘sqlite_bro’, from ‘sqlite_py_manager’ baresql example
  • discover how to publish on Pypi (hard)

2014-06-14c : “It’s a long way to temporary !”

  • works with temporary tables

2014-06-10a : ‘Sanitizer of Python (’

  • imported python functions must be validated

2014-06-09a : ‘The magic 8th PEP’

  • PEP8 alignement

2014-06-07a : ‘Yield me a token’

  • the pythonic way to generate tokens is ‘Yield’

2014-06-04a : ‘Log me out !’

  • export SQL + SQL top result in a file in 1 click

2014-06-01a ‘Commit and Rollback’

  • support COMMIT and ROLLBACK

2014-06-03a : ‘See me now ?’

  • character INCREASE icon, so the back of the class can see

2014-05-25a : ‘sql everywhere’

  • make it work as low as Python 2.7 + SQlite 3.6.21

2014-05-25a : ‘Assassination of Class Room’

  • the GUI is a Class now


  • addition of Tooltips over icons


  • addition of the Welcome Demo


  • birth : need of a ZERO-requirements SQLite Browser for a Python Class

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