List of CMIS clients

The list of CMIS clients have been updated! You can discover it here.

If you want to develop an application that need to interact with a CMIS server, you might want to reuse an existing client library. We compiled for you a list of library and client. Most of them are Open Source.


  • android-cmis-browser: The Android CMIS Browser enables the user to browse and search a CMIS content repository.

Firefox plugin:

  • developing a CMIS client for firefox: This article presents an overview of a new proposed standard for accessing content, namely Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS), and provides an example of how to use these services using Mozilla Firefox.


  • CMIS spaces: CMIS Spaces RIA clients (Flex+AIR, Flex+Browser) are for ECM / CMS servers supporting the Content Management Interoperability Services standard.
  • cmis-explorer: An Adobe AIR application for browsing CMIS compliant repositories.


  • Apache Chemistry:Apache Chemistry is an effort to provide a Java implementation of the CMIS , consisting of a high-level API for developers wanting to manipulate documents, a low-level SPI close to the CMIS protocol for developers wanting to implement a client or a server, and default implementations for all of the above.
  • CMIS fileshare: CMIS FileShare comes with a simple CMIS Browser that is able to browse repositories with a CMIS AtomPub interface.


  • JQuery-cmis: A Javascript client for parsing response from a CMIS server using JQuery.


  • NCMIS: Dotnet library that will implement the core of the Content Management Interoperability Services standards proposal (CMIS) along with a toolbox for building your own implementations of CMIS.
  • CMIS4Sharepoint: open source implementation of CMIS standards for SharePoint Platform (WSS3.0 & MOSS2007).


  • CMIS API of drupal: The CMIS API project aims to provide a generic API for integrating with CMIS compliant Enterprise CMS systems.


  • CMIS lib: Provides a CMIS client library for Python that can be used to work with CMIS-compliant repositories


  • CMIS shell: Command line client for CMIS (made in java)

Web UI:

  • Cara: web application that provides a single interface to Documentum, SharePoint and Alfresco.
  • WeWebU OpenWorkdesk: Suite of application on top of CMIS.

If I forgot any library or client, ping me on twitter @jeremi or in the comments. I’m going to try to keep this list up to date.

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