Downloading the Latest Pentaho Metadata Editor
You can download the latest Pentaho Metadata Editor from our downloads site.
If you get directed to a wizard, just select the "Show All" option on the first page, and scroll down on the next page until you reach a section titled "Metadata". The Pentaho Metadata Editor is the package listed as Pentaho Metadata.
Installing the Pentaho Metadata Editor
Installing the Pentaho Metadata Editor is as simple as extracting the files from the archive file that you downloaded from our downloads site. You may extract the files to any directory of your choice.
There are a few additional requirements for the Pentaho Metadata Editor, listed below.
1. JRE Installed
You must have a JRE installed on your computer, version 1.5 or higher. The bin directory for the JRE should be registered on the system path.
2. Pentaho BI Server Available
Having access to a Pentaho BI server is only a requirement if you want to set up security in your metadata model, or if you want to publish your metadata domain to a server. Otherwise, you can work with all other features in the Pentaho Metadata Editor without a Pentaho BI server available.