Install the Camunda Modeler

This page explains how to install the Camunda Modeler for modeling BPMN 2.0 diagrams, CMMN 1.1 cases and DMN 1.1 decision tables.


Operation Systems

Officially supported on the following operating systems:

  • Windows 710
  • Mac OS X 10.11 and later
  • Ubuntu LTS (latest)

Reported to work on these operating systems, too:

  • Ubuntu 12.04 and later
  • Fedora 21
  • Debian 8

Matching Camunda Process Engine Version

For executing BPMN Diagrams created using Camunda Modeler, Process Engine version 7.4.0, 7.3.3, 7.2.6 and above is required.

Note that you do not need to install the Process Engine if you do not want to execute the BPMN Models.


Get the latest release from the Camunda Modeler download page.

Find older versions of the modeler in our release archive.


Unpack the modeler into a location of your choice.

Run the Application

Run the application via the executable Camunda Modeler.exe (Windows), Camunda (Mac) or camunda-modeler (Linux).

Wire File Associations

On Windows and Linux you must carry out additional steps to register the modeler as the default editor for BPMN, CMMN and DMN files.


To make the modeler the default editor for .bpmn, .cmmn and .dmn files execute support/register_fileassoc.bat.


To create a desktop file and make the modeler the default editor for .bpmn, .cmmn and .dmn files execute support/

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