Offline: installing a chargeable Solution App, Function Extension, or Runtime 


A Solution App, Function Extension or Runtime (in the following referred to as "app" for short) is downloaded directly from the PLCnext Store to your controller. 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.

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 Buy button.
  • Select the number of licenses you need.

  • Read and accept the license agreements by the app provider and click on Continue.

You will be taken to a page with a purchase overview.

  • Click the Go to payment button.

An external website of the payment service provider, NOVALNET, opens.

  • Provide all necessary information and click the blue "Pay" button.

We will check your order and accept it after successful verification. In case of our acceptance of your order, you will see a confirmation page and we will send you an emailwith an invoice for the sale.

After completing the purchase process, the licenses are available in the license pool ready to be activated. Proceed as follows to activate your licenses:

  • Open the Install drop-down menu for the desired license and select Offline install
  • Select the UUID of the device you created. 
  • Click the Continue button. 
  • Open the Offline Activation Wizard and follow the instructions.

After successful license activation, the License Management page, View Containers tab in the device WBM shows your licenses.

  • Evaluate the app in the PLCnext Store after using it.





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• Published/reviewed: 2022-12-16 • Revision 11 •