DBeaver Documentation


UI Language


The interface language of DBeaver can be customized to suit your preferences. There are two methods to achieve this:

Changing interface language in preferences

  1. Navigate to Window -> Preferences -> User Interface.

  2. Choose your desired language from the drop-down menu.

  3. Click the Apply and Close button to save your settings.

Note: If DBeaver is installed in a directory without write permissions, you may not be able to change the language directly through the interface. If this occurs, please proceed to modify the configuration file as described below.

Changing interface language in configuration file

  1. Locate the dbeaver.ini file.

    Tip: Detailed instructions on finding dbeaver.ini are available in our article.

  2. Using a text editor, open this file to make changes.

  3. Insert the following lines above the -vmargs line:


Replace XX with the language code from the list below:

Language Code
English en
French fr
German de
Italian it
Japanese jp
Korean ko
Portuguese (BR) pt_BR
Romanian ro
Russian ru
Simplified Chinese zh
Spanish es
Traditional Chinese zh
Ukrainian uk