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What's the difference between ODBC Manager and ODBC Administrator?

What's the difference between ODBC Manager and ODBC Administrator?

I have two applications in my Applications/Utilities folder that look exactly the same except for the icon. One is ODBC Manager, the other is ODBC Administrator.

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Guest [Entry]

"ODBC Administrator was shipped with Mac OS X until 10.6 Snow Leopard, when it be came a separate download from the Apple support site.

ODBC Manager is an independently developed application that is functionally equivalent to the Apple ODBC Administrator. It is installed with the Actual ODBC Pack drivers from Actual Technologies (and potentially other 3rd party ODBC drivers).

If you are using 10.5 Leopard or earlier, or if you have installed Apple's Administrator from the support site, then you may have both administrators. You can use either one - Manager is intended to be equivalent (with some of Apple's bugs fixed).

Jonathan Monroe,
Actual Technologies"