The new version introduces a long-awaited and totally new graphical engine with much more higher performance and reliability and a new database access layer that improves reverse engineering and database modification.
Now in details, what's new in MicroOLAP Database Designer for MySQL 1.8:
[+] A New Graphical Engine: works fast even with a huge amount of diagram objects, high performance on operations with a grid snapping. The new engine showed a great reliability over the previous version.
[+] A new database access layer improves the process of reverse engineering and refine the compatibility with different versions of MySQL server
[+] The process of opening diagrams with a huge amount of objects was greatly improved
[+] Reverse engineering MySQL triggers
[+] Ability to set the color of references
[+] Now reports are opened in default browser
[+] Automatic enlargement of a diagram during auto-layout
[-] Some bugfixes in procedure editor
[-] Triggers weren't participated in the models merging