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Share Your Solutions with Community

Share your solutions with Plugin Manager

First Look

The "Plug-in Manager" sub-window in AugeLab provides a convenient interface for users to manage and utilize custom blocks and plugins within AugeLab Studio. You can:
  • Download/buy community solutions
  • Upload your own solutions
  • Monetize your own solutions.
This comprehensive guide will walk you through the process of using the Plug-in Manager to upload and manage your custom blocks:

Accessing the Plug-in Manager

  1. 1.
    Launch AugeLab Studio on your computer.
  2. 2.
    Click on "Plugin" -> "Plug-in Manager" sub-window. This can usually be found in the main menu or navigation panel of the AugeLab Studio application.
  3. 3.
    You can also press "Alt + P" on your keyboard to access it.

Uploading a Custom Block

Once the "Plug-in Manager" sub-window is open, navigate to the "Upload Plugin" tab. This tab allows you to upload your own custom blocks and plugins to AugeLab Studio.
If you haven't already done so, make sure your AugeLab Studio account is associated with valid payment information. If payment information is missing, you will be prompted to update it. You can do this by visiting the marketplace.

Select plugin type

Set the plugin type. There are three types of plugin types:
  • Block (custom block)
  • Scenario (.pmod)
  • Model (AI weights)

Select Plugin Class

Set plugin class so it can be categorized accordingly in marketplace. There are five category options:
  • Input
  • Basic Operations
  • Output
  • Image Processing
  • AI Applications

Select Files

Select files to be uploaded. If you choose Block on Plugin Type section, you'll be automatically asked which block to upload to marketplace.
If you choose scenario or model, you'll be asked to upload the scenario (.pmod) file or weight files (.pw or .weight).

Enter Description

Please enter a clear and short explanation on how your solution works. If there are multiple requirements or custom blocks, weights; mention them so anyone can install them without an issue.

Upload Screenshots

Uploading screenshots can help other users to visualize how your solution can be integrated into their workflow. You can upload up to 3 screenshots.

Set Price Tag

If you would like be a solution provider, there are two options:
  • Open source
  • Monetized closed source
Releasing your solution as open source means anyone can download, use, modify your solution without your permission. Even though you won't be able to monetize your solution, you can build up your name in the community.
Selling them means you'll be sharing your solution for profits in marketplace. Make sure your account is associated with valid payment information.

Managing Downloaded Plugins

  • Navigate to the "Download Plugin" tab in the Plug-in Manager. This tab allows you to explore and manage the plugins available for download.
  • The plugin list is displayed in a user-friendly format, including information about each plugin such as its name, class, type, price, and description.
  • To verify a plugin, select it from the list and click the "Verify" button. Similarly, you can invalidate or delete a plugin by clicking the respective buttons.
  • To refresh the list of available plugins, click the "Refresh List" button. This ensures that you have the most up-to-date information about available plugins.
  • To download a plugin, select it from the list and click the "Download Selected Plugin" button. A progress bar will indicate the download process. Once the download is complete, the plugin will be available for use in AugeLab Studio.

Importing Downloaded Blocks

  • After successfully downloading a plugin, you can import the downloaded block into AugeLab Studio.
  • The downloaded block should appear in the custom block list. To access this list, navigate to the "Blocks" section of AugeLab Studio.
  • Drag and drop the downloaded block from the custom block list onto the scene. This will add the block to your current project, allowing you to utilize its functionality.
  • If the block does not appear in the custom block list or you encounter any issues during import, try restarting AugeLab Studio and attempting the import process again.

Tips and Troubleshooting

  • If you encounter any errors or issues during the plugin upload or import process, refer to the error messages provided by AugeLab Studio. These messages will often contain guidance on resolving the problem.
  • Before attempting to upload a custom block, ensure that the plugin file is in a compatible format and adheres to the guidelines and requirements provided by AugeLab Studio.
  • If you're experiencing difficulties with a plugin, you can reach out to AugeLab Studio's support team for assistance. They can provide guidance and help you troubleshoot any issues you may encounter.
The "Plug-in Manager" sub-window offers a user-friendly way to enhance the capabilities of AugeLab Studio by incorporating your own custom blocks and plugins. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can easily upload, manage, and utilize custom blocks to create more complex and specialized projects within AugeLab Studio.