PLCnext Store

The digital
marketplace

PLC NEXT STORE

The digital software marketplace
Welcome to the world of apps!

Automation systems implicate a complex interaction of hardware and software. Automation functions are largely realized by software. PLCnext Store is the digital marketplace and central platform to connect software developers with PLCnext users. It provides software applications that enable you to expand the functions of a PLCnext Control device directly and easily.
Be inspired and
Install extraordinary possibilities

Use of Apps
Increased efficiency for your development project

In times when efficiency and flexibility matter you should get rid of redundant work! By using suitable apps from the PLCnext Store, you can significantly reduce the amount of time needed during the engineering process as you are spared laborious programming steps. ​ PLCnext Store provides innovative solutions and creative ideas, even for highly specialized requirements.

Development of apps
New opportunities for Software Developers​

Experience new business opportunities! Use the PLCnext Store as the central trading platform and make your software solution for PLCnext Control devices available to a broad customer base. Monetize your software for PLCnext Technology without worrying about distribution, licensing and commercial aspects.​

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Use of apps

Speed up your application development
You don‘t have to spend your time re-inventing the wheel. The PLCnext Store follows up on the idea to make use of the existing industry know-how. Universal, customizable software solutions are available to be applied to many different projects.

Depending on your application, you are able to use software libraries for accelerated programming or fully-programmed apps. Download the apps directly on your PLCnext Control or integrate them into your engineering environment – just by a simple plug & work mechanism.

Flexibly expand the functions of your PLCnext Control

Realize your individual automation applications using the wide range of different apps available on the PLCnext Store.

Depending on your application, you are able to download software libraries for accelerated programming or fully-programmed apps. You have the full flexibility to use them for your individual application purposes.

Be inspired – the PLCnext Store provides innovative solutions and creative ideas, even for highly specialized requirements!

Individual options for your engineering project

Libraries​

Accelerate your engineering process through the integration of turnkey software libraries​

Function extension​

Install function extensions for your PLCnext Control devices, such as cloud integration and MQTT servers​

Runtime environment​

Extend your programming options with additional runtime environments​

Solution apps​

Transform your PLCnext Control devices into fully functional application-specific controllers without additional programming knowledge

Libraries​

Accelerate your engineering process through the integration of turnkey software libraries​

Function extension​

Install function extensions for your PLCnext Control devices, such as cloud integration and MQTT servers​

Runtime environment​

Extend your programming options with additional runtime environments​

Solution apps​

Transform your PLCnext Control devices into fully functional application-specific controllers without additional programming knowledge

Keep your projects future fit

Exploit existing potentials and drive innovations forward with the PLCnext Store.

Many software developers contribute with their knowledge and innovative solutions. The number of available apps is constantly rising.
Make use of it and keep pace with the changing requirements and technology trends!

Install extraordinary possibilities
Do you have a specific automation task and you are looking for a software solution to accelerate your programming?
Would you like to extend the functionialities of your PLCnext Control? You are just a few easy steps away.

Register

Set up an account on PLCnext Store and register your PLCnext Control

Assign

Select the desired app.

Purchase

Complete the purchase. Utilize secure payment methods.

Install

Install the software directly on your PLC and your project is ready to go.

Limitless possibilities are waiting for you – what are you waiting for?

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Development of Apps

Sales opportunites for app developers

Sales opportunities for app developers

Have you already developed software solutions or would you like to create an app for automation with a PLC from the PLCnext Control range?

We will help you to market your software profitably on the PLCnext Store.

Make your software available – it’s all up to you!

Reach new customers

PLCnext Store as the digital marketplace is the central point to connect you with users of PLCnext Technology.

Take advantage of access to a new broad customer base.

Use the PLCnext Store for distribution of your software blocks and solutions and increase your profile in an industrial environment relevant to you!

Sales made easy

Along with the easy access to a broad and industry-specific target group, you will also be benefiting from a new digital business model.

Monetize your software for PLCnext Technology without worrying about distribution, licensing and commercial aspects.

You are able to set your own price for your developments – we will manage the licensing process and sales transaction on your behalf.
Your way from Idea to Business
You are only a few clicks away to be part of the PLCnext Community. Five easy steps guide you through your way to turn your knowledgge into money. As a developer you will profit from a wide range of support options and platform services

Simply register online for free and create your individual developer page to showcase your company and solution.

Develop your app. You will find helpful support information and tutorials in our Store Info Center.

Upload your app on your individual solution page and provide the users with valuable information about your software application.

Make your software solution popular among PLCnext users! There are many opportunities for promotion. May it be a Maker’s Blog in our Community or a social media post – if you would like to get support – let‘s get in touch!

Now it’s already time to benefit: You set the price for your developments – we will manage the licensing process and sales transaction on your behalf.

Be part of the PLCnext community
We are convinced that only together can we succeed as an automation industry in completing the successful transition into the digital world.
It‘s time to utilize the collective intelligence of the entire automation industry. It is time to think in new ways. It is time for the PLCnext Store.

Our partner

These companies already started their way into the automation future

Info Center

Any Questions left?
In the PLCnext Store Info Center you will find all information about the PLCnext Store. Our Info Center gives helpful Information to PLCnext Store customers as well as developers

Test PLCnext Technology

Getting Started
Program in style. With this starterkit you can try out the operating principle, handling, and high performance of PLCnext Technology in a small-scale application. The starterkit includes a PLCnext Control AXC F 2152 and a backplane with four Axioline Smart Elements. This station can be extended to your needs if you wish. Happy programming everyone.