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HDD Access Software Download

HDD Access software is provided in source and binary forms. You can read the release notes online. The release notes provide information about the system requirements, terminology content included in this release, and the list of HDD Access and third party licenses.

The software (binary form) is released as a user-friendly installer for Windows and Linux operating systems. This option is recommended for most users. The installer supports Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, H2, and Microsoft SQL Server databases in the current release. After installing, load or update the HDD Access terminology content using terminology content (FULL) package below for new installations for terminology content (UPDATE) package below for content update.

Advanced users may also download the software binaries (without the installer) or the source packages.

The HDD Access terminology may also be downloaded as CSV files.


HDD Access software is open source under the Apache License, version 2.0.

Copyright 2012 3M Health Information Systems, Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

Third-party software files included in the HDD Access software are released under their respective licenses by their authors. They are listed in the release notes. You can also view the list of third-party software files and their respective licenses during the installation process.

Download Installer:

The installer packages install HDD Access software on Windows or Linux, including the database, application server, API and terminology browsing tool. Simple install will use an embedded H2 database. Advanced install will use a pre-existing Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Microsoft SQL Server database. After installing, use the terminology content (FULL) package below for new installation or terminology content (UPDATE) package below for content update.

HDD Access Windows installer v4.2 and supporting files
MD5 Checksum: B5976C422187AA6C41CA9DCDE3DEE1CD

Graphical installer for Windows operating system.

HDD Access Linux installer v4.2 and supporting files
MD5 Checksum: 0D0D9DE02018AD08E58975892E7DCEDA

Graphical and command-line installer for Linux operating systems.

Download Other Software Packages:

HDD Access software binary package v4.2 and supporting files
MD5 Checksum: 926F117D7BCF2A4F27B0FC637A1B306A
Binaries of HDD Access software for advanced users. Includes manual installation instructions for advanced users.

HDD Access software source package v4.2
MD5 Checksum: E8BC97D27499CC16DC15E7715527402A
Source Code of HDD Access software, including application server, terminology browsing and management tool, search engine and API.

HDD Access database source code (DDL) package v3.3
MD5 Checksum: C96289C55EB94B38BB434B82FA1D6030
SQL scripts (DDL) to set up the database, for advanced users.

Terminology and Documentation Downloads:

After installing the HDD Access software, please import or update the HDD Access terminology content files. Terminology and documentation files can be downloaded here.

Previous Downloads:

Click here to download previous versions