DBeaver Documentation


Workspace Location

Default location of DBeaver workspace

By default DBeaver stores all its files (configurations, scripts, diagrams, etc) in the following folder:

OS Location
Windows %APPDATA%\DBeaverData\
MacOS ~/Library/DBeaverData/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/DBeaverData/ ($XDG_DATA_HOME=~/.local/share if not set)


Folder Location
workspace6 Workspace files for DBeaver 6.1+
drivers Auto downloaded database drivers

Custom location

You can specify a custom workspace location by passing parameter -data <path> in the command line. <path> can be an absolute or relative directory path.

Old default workspace location

Old - means before DBeaver 6.1.3

OS Location
Windows C:\Users\YourName\.dbeaver4.
Linux ~/.dbeaver4/
MacOS ~/.dbeaver4/

Ancient default workspace location

Ancient - means before DBeaver 4.

OS Location
Windows C:\Users\YourName\.dbeaver.
Linux ~/.dbeaver/
MacOS ~/.dbeaver/