For the latest Slicer documentation, visit the 4.10 page.
The Slicer community maintains a website referred to as the Slicer Extensions Catalog to support finding, downloading and installing of extensions. Access to this website is integral to Slicer and facilitated by the Extensions Manager functionality built into the distributed program.
- Category 1: Fully compliant Slicer Extensions: Slicer license, open source, maintained.
- Category 2: Open source, contact exists.
- Category 3: All other extensions (work in progress, beta, closed source etc).
To publish extensions, developers should consider reading the following pages:
ExtensionsManager must be enabled in the Application Settings (menu item "Edit -> Application Settings -> Extensions"). If you changed the setting, Slicer has to be restarted for it to become effective.
Installing an extension
Uninstalling an extension
Disabling an extension
Caveat: Considering that installed extensions are common to all Slicer version installed by a given user and that an extension is specific to a given revision of Slicer, it's currently not possible to have working extension installed for multiple version of Slicer. The issues has been reported as #1958 and is currently targeted for 4.2.0 release.
Extensions Manager Settings
Whereas the module path is used to indicate Slicer where to look to load additional modules, the extension manager also takes care of updating the