Setting up MongoDB on your local machine

Head on over to and download the latest version of MongoDB Community Server for Windows. The installer then gives you the option to install MongoDB Compass.

You can also download Compass as a separate installer from the preceding link or by navigating directly to:

Looking at the web page for MongoDB Compass, at, the description of MongoDB Compass is quite clear:

"MongoDB Compass is designed to allow users to easily analyze and understand the contents of ...

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