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IMPORTANT: Please upgrade to the latest v4.2.17 of the Maltego Desktop Client by June 7, 2021, which includes important changes in preparation for updates to our Transform Hub planned for the coming month. Versions prior to v4.2.16 will not be compatible with the new Hub updates. For any questions or technical issues, please contact close

Mine, Merge, Map data with Maltego

Your comprehensive tool for graphical link analyses.​

Maltego is used by a broad range of users, ranging from security professionals to forensic investigators, investigative journalists, and researchers. ​


Easily gather information from disparate data sources.
Access over 30 data sources in the Transform Hub.​
Connect to public (OSINT), commercial and own data sources.​
Write your own Transforms to connect to APIs and own data sources.​
data sources


Automatically link and combine all information in one graph.
View up to 1,000,000 Entities on a graph.​
Automatically combine different data sources.​
Use regex to auto-detect Entity types and extract relevant properties.​
Enrich your data through our intuitive graphical user interface.​
Share your graph in real-time with fellow investigators.​


Visually explore relationships in your data.
Choose from different layouts to help you spot the pattern in the data.​
Highlight Entity properties to help find unique bits of information in even the largest graphs.​
Annotate your graph and export it for further use.​​

Make it your own.

Customize your Maltego solution according to your investigative needs.​
Maltego Desktop Client
Data Integration
Deployment & Infrastructure
Support & Services
Learning & Training

Maltego Glossary.

Use Maltego completely offline as a mind-mapping tool for offline viewing.​
Collaborate with your team on the same graph and share access to different datasets live.​
Data bundle
Maltego data bundles are a subscription-based model to allow investigators to purchase usage-based access to third-party data directly in the Maltego web-shop.
Desktop Client​​
Visually link your data and create graphs with up to 1,000,000 pieces of information.​
Automatically execute pre-defined sequences of Transforms or define your Transform sequences to run queries automatically and speed up your investigation process.​
A match can be defined as a unit of measurement for the Transform quota purchased by a customer as part of a data bundle. Matches are specific to the Pipl data integration and cannot be transferred to other data integrations.
Paid connector
A paid connector is an option to access data in Maltego, following a two-step process of getting an API key from the data partner and Hub item access from Maltego. To get access or learn more, simply reach out to us using the contact form on the data source detail page, e.g. here for Orbis data.
Run Transforms over Maltego’s public server or purchase a private server to host your own infrastructure.​
Standard OSINT Transforms​
Work with Maltego Standard Transforms to enrich your investigations with OSINT data. ​
Run data queries to discover relationships between Entities through link analysis.​​
Transform Hub​
Access paid and free data from a variety of public sources (OSINT) as well as over 30 partners. ​
Transform run
Whenever a user runs a Transform on an input Entity, it is counted as a Transform run. A Transform run is counted irrespective of the number of results it yields.