Online: installing a free app

Desktop tools and solutions (in the following referred to as "app" for short) are downloaded directly from the PLCnext Store to your PLCnext Control. Using various parameterization options, you can individually adapt an app to your application.

Note: Registering in the PLCnext Store as well as downloading and using the offered applications is intended only for persons who act on behalf of a company.


Please consider the following requirements:

Then proceed as follows:

  • Use the Login / Register button to log in to the PLCnext Store.
  • Click on the name of the app that is of interest to you.

The detail page of the app is displayed.

  • Make sure that the technical requirements (PLCnext Control, firmware, I/O modules) for the app are met.
    The technical requirements can be found on the detail page for the corresponding app.
  • For further information, refer to the documentation for the app.
  • On the detail page, click the Install button.

This will take you to the overview page of the available devices.

  • Select the controller.
  • Select the desired installation option for your device.
  • Read and accept the General Terms and Conditions of the PLCnext Store as well as the license agreements of the app provider ("Terms & Conditions").
  • Click the Install button.

The app will be installed on the controller.

The overview page of your devices in the PLCnext Store is displayed.

  • Check whether the device status switches to "Installed". If necessary, refresh your web browser.
    Please note that your device may be restarted.
  • For parameterization, read the documentation for the app.
  • Evaluate the app in the PLCnext Store after using it.
Note: The apps on your device can be viewed in the WBM.





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• Published/reviewed: 2024-06-04 • Revision 15 •