Setting up MongoDB on your local machine

Head on over to https://www.mongodb.com/download-center#community 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: https://www.mongodb.com/download-center?jmp=nav#compass.

Looking at the web page for MongoDB Compass, at https://docs.mongodb.com/compass/master/, 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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