Neo4j Desktop

After opening Neo4j Desktop, you can find the Graph Data Science Library plugin in the Plugins tab of a database.

neo4j desktop gds

The installer downloads the GDS library and installs it in the plugins directory of the database.


You can edit the configuration file for a database by clicking on the ellipsis (…​) button and opening the Settings…​ menu item.

The installer automatically adds the following entry to the configuration:*

This configuration entry is necessary because the GDS library accesses low-level components of Neo4j to maximise performance.

If the procedure allowlist is configured, make sure to also include procedures from the GDS library:*

If you are running MacOS (x86 or ARM), it is required to add the following configuration entry to the configuration: