Quick Install


  1. Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 (If you have not already)
  2. Download Windows Installer from http://redisdesktop.com/download
  3. Run downloaded installer

Mac OS X

  1. Download dmg image from http://redisdesktop.com/download (Requires subscription)
  2. Mount dmg image
  3. Run rdm.app


  1. Download deb package from http://redisdesktop.com/download (Requires subscription)
  2. Install package via Ubuntu Software Center
  3. Run RedisDesktopManager : /usr/share/redis-desktop-manager/bin/rdm or redis-desktop-manager

After installation Redis Desktop Manager will be available in main menu.


Build from source with automated bash script


Build from source with automated bash script


Build from source with automated bash script


Package - https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/redis-desktop-manager/

Other platforms

You can build Redis Desktop Manager from source.

Build from source

Get source

  1. Install git
  2. Get source code:
git clone --recursive https://github.com/uglide/RedisDesktopManager.git -b 0.9 rdm && cd ./rdm

Build on Linux


cd src/
qmake && make && sudo make install
cd /opt/redis-desktop-manager/
sudo mv qt.conf qt.backup

Fedora & CentOS & OpenSUSE

cd src/
qmake-qt5 && make && sudo make install
cd /usr/share/redis-desktop-manager/bin
sudo mv qt.conf qt.backup

Tip: checkinstall

Instead of sudo make install consider to use sudo checkinstall -D --install on deb-based OS and sudo checkinstall -R --install on rpm-based OS to generate package and install it into the system.

Build on OS X

  1. Install XCode with Xcode build tools
  2. Install Homebrew
  3. Copy cd ./src && cp ./resources/Info.plist.sample ./resources/Info.plist
  4. Building RDM dependencies require i.a. openssl and cmake. Install them: brew install openssl cmake
  5. Build RDM dependencies ./configure
  6. Install Qt 5.9. Add Qt Creator and under Qt 5.9.x add Qt Charts module.
  7. Open ./src/rdm.pro in Qt Creator
  8. Run build

Build on Windows

  1. Install Visual Studio 2015 Community with Update 2
  2. Install Qt 5.9
  3. Download RDM dependencies cd ./src and run configure.bat
  4. Open ./src/rdm.pro in Qt Creator
  5. Run build