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Installing ONLYOFFICE Docs Community Edition for Windows on a local server

ONLYOFFICE Docs v8.1 ONLYOFFICE Docs changelog

Version 8.1.0

Release date: 06/19/2024

Version 8.0.1

Release date: 02/26/2024

Version 8.0.0

Release date: 01/30/2024

Version 7.5.1

Release date: 11/08/2023

Version 7.5.0

Release date: 10/17/2023

Version 7.4.1

Release date: 07/31/2023

Version 7.4.0

Release date: 06/13/2023

Version 7.3.3

Release date: 03/15/2023

Version 7.3.2

Release date: 02/14/2023

Version 7.3.0

Release date: 01/31/2023

Version 7.2.2

Release date: 12/20/2022

Version 7.2.1

Release date: 10/21/2022

Version 7.2.0

Release date: 09/22/2022

Version 7.1.1

Release date: 06/02/2022

Version 7.1.0

Release date: 05/12/2022

Version 7.0.1

Release date: 02/22/2022

Version 7.0.0

Release date: 01/18/2022

Version 6.4.2

Release date: 10/14/2021

Version 6.4.1

Release date: 09/28/2021

Version 6.4.0

Release date: 08/26/2021

Version 6.3.2

Release date: 08/10/2021

Version 6.3.1

Release date: 06/08/2021

Version 6.3.0

Release date: 05/20/2021

Version 6.2.2

Release date: 04/19/2021

Version 6.2.1

Release date: 03/31/2021

Version 6.2.0

Release date: 03/01/2021

Version 6.1.1

Release date: 01/28/2021

Version 6.1.0

Release date: 12/02/2020

Version 6.0.2

Release date: 11/12/2020

Version 6.0.1

Release date: 10/28/2020

Version 6.0.0

Release date: 10/14/2020

Version 5.6.5

Release date: 09/21/2020

Version 5.6.4

Release date: 09/08/2020

Version 5.6.3

Release date: 08/17/2020

Version 5.6.2

Release date: 08/07/2020

Version 5.6.1

Release date: 08/05/2020

Version 5.6.0

Release date: 07/29/2020

Version 5.5.3

Release date: 05/22/2020

Version 5.5.1

Release date: 04/09/2020

Version 5.5.0

Release date: 03/05/2020

Version 5.4.2

Release date: 11/27/2019

Version 5.4.1

Release date: 10/02/2019

Version 5.4.0

Release date: 09/03/2019

Version 5.3.4

Release date: 07/16/2019

Version 5.3.2

Release date: 06/24/2019

Version 5.3.1

Release date: 06/06/2019

Version 5.3.0

Release date: 05/28/2019

Version 5.2.8

Release date: 02/05/2019

Version 5.2.7

Release date: 01/16/2019

Version 5.2.6

Release date: 12/25/2018

Version 5.2.4

Release date: 12/12/2018

Version 5.2.3

Release date: 10/31/2018

Version 5.2.2

Release date: 10/05/2018

Version 5.2.0

Release date: 09/28/2018

Version 5.1.5

Release date: 07/18/2018

Version 5.1.4

Release date: 05/24/2018

Version 5.1.3

Release date: 04/27/2018

Version 5.1.2

Release date: 04/11/2018

Version 5.1.1

Release date: 04/05/2018

Version 5.1.0

Release date: 03/28/2018

Version 5.0.7

Release date: 01/16/2018

Version 5.0.6

Release date: 12/11/2017

Version 5.0.5

Release date: 11/28/2017

Version 5.0.4

Release date: 11/14/2017

Version 5.0.3

Release date: 11/02/2017

Version 5.0.2 SaaS only

Release date: 10/13/2017

Version 5.0.1 SaaS only

Release date: 10/05/2017

Version 5.0.0 SaaS only

Release date: 09/23/2017

Version 4.4.4

Release date: 09/13/2017

Windows-only release

See changelog on GitHub

Version 4.4.3

Release date: 08/14/2017

Version 4.4.2

Release date: 07/24/2017

Version 4.4.1

Release date: 07/05/2017

Version 4.3.6

Release date: 06/14/2017

Version 4.3.5

Release date: 06/05/2017

Version 4.3.4

Release date: 05/16/2017

Version 4.3.3

Release date: 04/28/2017

Version 4.3.2

Release date: 04/17/2017

Version 4.3.1

Release date: 04/06/2017

Version 4.3.0

Release date: 04/03/2017

Version 4.2.11

Release date: 03/13/2017

Version 4.2.10

Release date: 02/20/2017

Version 4.2.9

Release date: 02/14/2017

Version 4.2.8

Release date: 02/06/2017

Version 4.2.7

Release date: 02/01/2017

Version 4.2.5

Release date: 01/16/2017

Version 4.2.4

Release date: 01/09/2017

Version 4.2.3

Release date: 12/23/2016

Version 4.2.2

Release date: 12/21/2016

Version 4.2.1

Release date: 12/06/2016

Version 4.2.0

Release date: 12/01/2016

Version 4.1.8

Release date: 11/03/2016

Version 4.1.7

Release date: 11/01/2016

Version 4.1.6

Release date: 10/26/2016

Version 4.1.5

Release date: 10/13/2016

Version 4.1.4

Release date: 10/07/2016

Version 4.1.3

Release date: 09/28/2016

Version 4.1.2

Release date: 09/22/2016

Version 4.0.3

Release date: 08/04/2016

Version 4.0.2

Release date: 08/03/2016


Community Edition allows you to install ONLYOFFICE Docs on your local server and integrate online editors with your web applicationONLYOFFICE collaboration platform or other popular systems.

ONLYOFFICE Docs is an online office suite comprising viewers and editors for texts, spreadsheets and presentations, fully compatible with Office Open XML formats: .docx, .xlsx, .pptx and enabling collaborative editing in real time.


  • Document Editor
  • Spreadsheet Editor
  • Presentation Editor
  • Mobile web viewers
  • Mobile web editors
  • Collaborative editing
  • Hieroglyph support
  • Support for all the popular formats: DOC, DOCX, TXT, ODT, RTF, ODP, EPUB, ODS, XLS, XLSX, CSV, PPTX, HTML

See the detailed list of features available for ONLYOFFICE Docs Community Edition.

Integrating it with ONLYOFFICE Groups you will be able to:

  • share files;
  • manage access rights to documents;
  • embed documents on a website;
  • view and edit files stored on Drive, Box, Dropbox, OneDrive, OwnCloud connected to ONLYOFFICE.
If you want to use ONLYOFFICE Docs together with ONLYOFFICE Groups, they must be installed on two different machines.

This guide will show you how to install ONLYOFFICE Docs Community Edition Windows version to your machine.

System requirements

  • OS
    64-bit Windows Server 2012 or higher
  • Additional requirements
    • Erlang: version 24.2
    • RabbitMQ: version 3.9.12
    • Redis: version 5.0
    • PostgreSQL: version 12.9 or later

Installing prerequisites

Download and install the following components:

Creating a database

You can create a database using the pgAdmin tool or Command Prompt.

You can specify any user name and password.

Method 1

  1. Run the "%ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL\12\pgAdmin 4\bin\pgAdmin4.exe" executable file.
  2. In the pgAdmin window, connect to the PostgreSQL server and create a new login role named onlyoffice with the onlyoffice password. To do that perform the following steps:
    1. Right-click on the Login/Group Roles item in the left-side menu and select Create -> Login/Group Role.
    2. In a new window that opens enter onlyoffice in the Name field.
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    3. Switch to the Definition tab and enter onlyoffice in the Password field.
    4. Go to the Privileges tab and click on the Can login? switcher to set the Yes value.
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    5. Click the Save button.
  3. Create the onlyoffice database, choosing the created login role onlyoffice as an owner.

    To do that, right-click on the Databases item in the left-side menu, select Create -> Database.... In a new window that opens enter onlyoffice in the Database field and select the onlyoffice role in the Owner list, then click Save.

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Method 2

Run the Command Prompt (press the win+r key combination, type in cmd and press Enter).

Consistently execute the following commands:

cd "%ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL\12\bin"
psql -U postgres -c "CREATE USER onlyoffice WITH PASSWORD 'onlyoffice';"
psql -U postgres -c "CREATE DATABASE onlyoffice OWNER onlyoffice;"
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Installing ONLYOFFICE Docs

As soon as all the components are installed and the database is created, you can proceed to the main program installation. Download the Community Edition installation file in the ONLYOFFICE Docs section.

Double-click the onlyoffice-documentserver.exe file you have just downloaded.

By default ONLYOFFICE Docs listens to the incoming connections using port 80. Starting with version 4.3 you can change the port for ONLYOFFICE Docs if you plan to use it instead of the default one. To do that run the executable file with the parameter:
onlyoffice-documentserver.exe /DS_PORT=<PORT_NUMBER>
Where <PORT_NUMBER> is the number of port you want ONLYOFFICE Docs to use.

The DocumentServer Setup Wizard will be launched. Click the Next > button to start the installation process.

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By default, ONLYOFFICE Docs will be installed to the following folder: C:\Program Files\ONLYOFFICE\DocumentServer\. If necessary, you can change it clicking the Browse button and selecting the necessary folder on your computer. Then click the Next > button.

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If some additional components necessary for the ONLYOFFICE Docs proper work are missing on your PC, these dependencies will be downloaded and installed first. Click the Install button and wait while the missing components are being installed. If the required components are already installed on your PC, the ONLYOFFICE Docs installation will start.

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In the Configuring PostgreSQL connection dialog window, specify the following parameters:

  • Host: localhost
  • User: onlyoffice
  • Password: onlyoffice
  • Database: onlyoffice
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In the Configuring RabbitMQ connection dialog window, specify the following parameters:

  • Host: localhost
  • User: guest
  • Password: guest
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In the Configuring Redis connection dialog window, specify the following parameters:

  • Host: localhost
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Once the installation process is completed, click the Finish button to close the wizard window.

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If the Open ONLYOFFICE DocumentServer demo option is checked, the Community Edition welcome page will open in your browser. Alternatively, you can enter http://localhost/example in the address bar of your browser. Here you can find further instructions on how to enable document examples or integrate online editors into your web application using the provided API.

To connect ONLYOFFICE Docs to ONLYOFFICE Groups, please refer to this instruction.

Registering your Community Edition version

If you bought Community Edition and received the license.lic file, you can place it to your installation to obtain the software full version.

When you are a Windows user, the license.lic file is placed to the following folder:


After that your version of Community Edition will become registered and full-featured.

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