MPLAB® X IDE Plug-ins


The capabilities of MPLAB® X IDE can be enhanced with plug-ins . A plug-in is a code module, or applet which adds functionality to MPLAB X IDE. Plug-ins are distributed in files called NetBeans Modules, or NBMs. Plug-in files have the suffix *.nbm. Many are developed or supported by Microchip. Others are provided by third parties.

Manage Plug-ins

Plug-ins are managed from the Plug-ins Window. From there you can:

Examples of Available Plug-ins

Among the plugins available for MPLAB X IDE are:

  • Data Monitor and Control Interface (DMCI)
  • Microchip Code Configurator (MC²)
  • SMPS Buck Development Board Graphical User Interface (SMPSGUI)
  • Graphics Display Designer (GDD)
  • Proteus VSM Viewer
  • Segger J-Link Debug Module

A comprehensive list of the plug-ins can be found in the Plug-ins Window. You will see a list of all the available and installed plug-ins for your installation of MPLAB X IDE.

Install Plug-ins

Run Plug-ins

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