Open Source Document Management Software

LogicalDOC Community Edition is an Open Source Document Management Software. If you are looking for a free cost then "Community" is your best option. LogicalDOC document management system (DMS) allows businesses to control the production, storage, management and distribution of electronic documents, yielding greater effectiveness and the ability to reuse information and to control the flow of the documents.

LogicalDOC integrates all essential documents management, collaboration and an advanced search functionality into one easy to use solution. The system also includes administration tools to define the roles of various users, access control, user quota, level of document security, detailed logs of activity and automations setup.

LogicalDOC builds a highly valuable repository of corporate information assets to facilitate knowledge management and improve business decision making, boosting workgroups and enterprise productivity through shared practices, greater, better customer relations, faster sales cycles, improved product time-to-market, and better-informed decision making.

With LogicalDOC Community Edition you can:

Installing binaries

You can install LogicalDOC binaries from SourceForge:

Installation wizard videos


This video shows step by step the installation process of LogicalDOC Enterprise version in Linux. (Note: the process is exactly the same of the open-source edition)

Enterprise version installation in Linux


This video shows step by step the installation process of LogicalDOC Enterprise version in Windows.

Enterprise installation process in Windows

Building from Source

$ git clone [git-repo-url] logicaldoc-community
$ cd logicaldoc-community
$ cd build/poms
$ mvn clean install
$ cd ../../community/logicaldoc
$ mvn clean package

See also the file


Reporting issues

LogicalDOC Community Edition is supported by developers and technical enthusiasts via the forum of the user community. If you want to raise an issue, please follow the below recommendations:

Docker images

An official Docker project for LogicalDOC Community is available at other Docker projects with different configurations and settings are available from

Supported databases

LogicalDOC Community supports the following database engines: MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, MS SQL, PostgreSQL (experimental). In addition, it can work with an embedded Java database: HSQLDB can be used directly, although that is not recommended for production.


LogicalDOC Community Edition is made available to the Open Source community under the GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0. The LogicalDOC source code is available for the entire community, which is free to use, modify and redistribute under the premises of such license.