Apache Directory Studio is a complete directory tooling platform intended to be used with any LDAP server however it is particularly designed for use with the ApacheDS. It is an Eclipse RCP application, composed of several Eclipse (OSGi) plugins, that can be easily upgraded with additional ones. These plugins can even run within Eclipse itself.

Apache Directory Studio RCP Application

Apache Directory Studio is a multi-platform application and runs on macOS, Linux and Windows.

Please select the download corresponding to your operating system:

On macOS you can also install Apache Directory Studio via MacPorts or Homebrew:


# sudo port install directory-studio

Or Brew:

# brew install apache-directory-studio

Plugins for Eclipse

You can also install plugins for Eclipse using our update site (requires Java 8 or newer and a recent Eclipse version).

The URL of our update site is

Learn how to install Apache Directory Studio plugins in Eclipse Download


The sources of Apache Directory Studio and its plugins are available here Download.

Old Versions

You can download old versions of Apache Directory Studio (or Apache LDAP Studio) here.