Installing the Database Tools

The MongoDB Database Tools are a suite of command-line utilities for working with MongoDB. Follow the guides below to install the Database Tools on your platform:

Linux Installing the Database Tools on Linux
macOS Installing the Database Tools on macOS
Windows Installing the Database Tools on Windows


Starting with MongoDB 4.4, the MongoDB Database Tools are now released separately from the MongoDB Server and use their own versioning, with an initial version of 100.0.0. Previously, these tools were released alongside the MongoDB Server and used matching versioning.

For documentation on the MongoDB 4.2 or earlier versions of these tools, reference the MongoDB Server Documentation for that version of the tool:

Quick links to older documentation


MongoDB Server Compatibility

MongoDB Database Tools version 100.2.1 supports the following versions of the MongoDB server:

  • MongoDB 4.4
  • MongoDB 4.2
  • MongoDB 4.0
  • MongoDB 3.6

While the tools may work on earlier versions of MongoDB server, any such compatibility is not guaranteed.

Platform Support

The MongoDB Database Tools version 100.2.1 are supported on the following platforms:

  x86_64 ARM64 PPC64LE s390x
Amazon 2      
Amazon 2013.03+      
Debian 10      
Debian 9      
Debian 8      
RHEL / CentOS 8    
RHEL / CentOS 7  
RHEL / CentOS 6    
SUSE 15      
SUSE 12    
Ubuntu 20.04    
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04      
Windows 8 and later      
Windows Server 2012 and later      
macOS 10.12 or later