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Compass. The GUI for MongoDB.

Compass is a free interactive tool for querying, optimizing, and analyzing your MongoDB data. Get key insights, drag and drop to build pipelines, and more.
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Easily work with your data in Compass, the GUI built by — and for — MongoDB. Compass provides everything from schema analysis to index optimization to aggregation pipelines in a single, centralized interface.
  • Compass is free to download and use
  • Available on Linux, Mac, and Windows
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Discover patterns and outliers within data

Dissect your document schema to understand your data at a deeper level. Compass samples and analyzes your documents to provide detailed metadata on your collections, including the ranges of dates and integers, most frequent values, and more.
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Effortlessly query your data

Find the data you need in seconds with Compass’ built-in query bar. Filter the documents within your collection using intuitive query operators that correspond to expressions in other languages. Sample, sort, and modify results with high granularity.Learn more
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Keep your database running smoothly

Add new indexes and remove underperforming ones to optimize queries, monitor real-time server and database metrics, investigate performance issues with the visual explain plan, and more.Learn more
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A straightforward way to aggregate data

Use the embedded, intuitive builder to construct powerful aggregation pipelines in a matter of clicks. Add sequential stages to your pipeline and automatically preview data as it progresses through each phase. Extract key insights such as yearly regional revenue, user churn, and more.Learn more

Feature overview
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Interact with data using our versatile GUI

Implement updates, find data, and complete other key operations — all from a single user interface.


Get the data you need — fast

Search your documents and collections directly from the Compass query bar.


Drag and drop aggregation pipeline builder

Create pipelines from 200+ operators — and export in your preferred language to use within your app.


Access the MongoDB Shell directly in Compass

Control your deployments by running commands in the embedded MongoDB Shell.


Import and export data as needed

Compass enables you to easily import and export JSON and CSV files to and from your collections.


Visualize, validate, and analyze schema

Understand the structure of your documents. Create, update, and enforce schema across collections.


Assess query performance in granular detail

Inspect individual queries — and break down multi-stage ones — with the Visual Explain Plan.


Optimize queries with index analysis

View index utilization and add or remove indexes to improve query performance.

Start using Compass today

Compass is the free GUI for MongoDB. Oversee and optimize your database using a single, convenient interface.
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Learn more about Compass

Get started in seconds with MongoDB Compass. Quickly connect to your MongoDB database and begin interacting with your data.

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Import and export data with Compass

Import and export JSON and CSV files into (and from) your database — in a few clicks. Read the blog for more information.

Accelerate development

Take your development to the next level with the MongoDB developer data platform. Build and release products quickly, safely, and confidently.

The Query API

Interact with data on your terms. Aggregate, index, query, and update any type of data — no need to learn a new query language.


Aggregation pipelines

Transform and analyze data directly in MongoDB. Build modular multi-stage aggregation pipelines to find answers and discover new insights.


Language drivers

Connect your application to MongoDB — using your preferred language. Programmatically generate queries, carry out CRUD operations, and more.

Compass: an easier way to work with data

Manage all your data from a single GUI. Compass streamlines workflows, dissects performance issues, optimizes queries, and more.
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  • Intuitive UI
  • Aggregation builder
  • Schema mapping
  • Metadata analysis
  • Embedded MongoShell