Let's hear what our users have to say!
Adriano Pezzuto

At CLASTIX we use it. Recommended. We have been early adopters of Lens and always recommend it to our customers.

Dec 8, 2020

Andy Stopford

Loving @k8slens a great OSS tool for k8s 🙌

Dec 8, 2020

Arul Prakash

This is fantastic, good to know about Lens.. being able to control k8s through a GUI is really awesome.

Dec 8, 2020

Adam Bryant

Been using Lens for a while now, can't imagine doing my job without it, keep up the great work.

Dec 8, 2020

Charles-Oliver Magnan

I've shared it already, but I want to say again that I'm real happy I found @k8slens for Kubernetes work. Makes it much more convenient, especially when juggling multiple clusters!

Mar 23, 2021

Chris Kalmer

Here's a nice and free desktop app that will help you visualize and control your Kubernetes cluster(s). 🐳

I know how overwhelming managing a k8s cluster can be. You can get quickly lost in the command line.

Here comes Lens, the IDE for Kubernetes. Link is in the reply 👇

Jan 28, 2021

David Smitbauer

I love Lens. It’s very clean, easy to use, and provides great information at a glance! Congratulations!

Jan 14, 2021

Edgars Bušs

I'm loving it! The best universal tool for Kubernetes. It is like finally having eyes in Kube world. Easy to spot divergencies from normal and then use different tools to deepdive.

Dec 18, 2020

Hugh Campbell

I have to say I've really been enjoying @k8slens to help track events across my cluster when running @projectsonobuoy e2e testing #k8s #Kubernetes #e2etesting

Feb 28, 2021

Jay Rogers

Today I just discovered @k8slens and I am blown away how helpful this tool is. The open source community is amazing!

Feb 23, 2021

Julian Kleinhans

Can't imagine working without @k8slens again. It saves so much time when debugging. Awesome tool! #Kubernetes

Apr 2, 2021

Matthias Fritschi

k8s Lens has become an indispensable tool for me to get a quick overview of workloads on kubernetes across clusters

Jan 22, 2021

Per Arneng

Thanks for building Lens. Its really excellent

Apr 2, 2021


Hijacking this to say @k8slens is excellent and really helped me grok and love my kube clusters

Apr 10, 2021


Happy Users


The Kubernetes IDE

Lens is the most powerful IDE for people who need to deal with Kubernetes clusters on a daily basis. It is a standalone application for MacOS, Windows and Linux operating systems. Ensure your clusters are properly setup and configured. Enjoy increased visibility, real time statistics, log streams and hands-on troubleshooting capabilities. With Lens, you can work with your clusters more easily and fast, radically improving productivity and the speed of business.

Multi Cluster Management

Access and work with your clusters with a confidence from a single unified IDE. Lens works with any number of Kubernetes clusters. Access to the clusters are made using the built-in kubectl to enforce the Kubernetes RBAC. The clusters may be local (e.g. minikube) or external (e.g. Docker Enterprise, EKS, AKS, GKE, Pharos, UCP, Rancher, Tanzu or OpenShift). Clusters may be added simply by importing the kubeconfig with cluster details. Once added, it is easy to switch between clusters to work on. With Lens, you'll get a single unified IDE for all your clusters!


Multiple Workspaces

Organize clusters into logical groups. Workspaces are used to organize a number of clusters into logical groups. They are very useful for DevOps and SREs who need to deal with multiple (even hundreds of) clusters. A single workspace contains a list of clusters and their full configuration. It is easy to create and switch between workspaces.

Built-In Prometheus Stats

See all relevant graphs and resource utilization charts integrated as part of the dashboard. Lens comes with a built-in and multi-tenant Prometheus setup that will respect RBAC for each user. Users will see visualization for all the namespaces and resources they have access to. All graphs and resource utilization charts are designed to be very accessible and available in the right context no matter which part of the dashboard you are operating.


Context Aware Terminal

The built-in terminal comes with kubectl that is always API compatible with your cluster and in the right context. Lens built-in terminal will ensure the version of Kubernetes cluster API is compatible with the version of kubectl. It will download and assign the correct version on fly so you don't have to. It will also provide peace of mind by switching the kubectl context to match the cluster you are currently working with.

Helm Charts Management

Helm is the package manager for Kubernetes: most of the Kubernetes workloads and services are deployed as Helm charts. Lens IDE comes with built-in Helm charts management allowing quick access and management capabilities to thousands of publicly available Helm charts. The features include browse and search from thousands of publicly available Helm charts, one click deploy, configuration settings with help, explore installed Helm charts and their revisions, and life cycle management with single click upgrades.


Lens Extensions

Lens Extensions is a new feature of Lens 4.0. Extension authors are able to plug-in directly to Lens UI, add visualizations and functionality, and integrate with technologies and services around Kubernetes. With extensions, Lens becomes the easiest and best way to consume any technologies in the cloud native ecosystem.

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Lens is the only IDE you’ll ever need to take control of your Kubernetes clusters. It is a standalone application for MacOS, Windows and Linux operating systems. Lens is open source and free. Download it today!