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App Launcher Plugin

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The App Launcher is a simple plug-in provides the ability to launch any application within MPLAB X IDE. The App Launcher provides default applications but you can configure any number of applications.

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Launching the App Launcher Plug-in

First, install the launcher plug-in under the MPLAB X IDE. (For installation instructions for plug-ins, refer to the MPLAB X IDE Help, Additional Tasks, Add Plug-In Tools.) Then, navigate to Tools>Embedded>App Launcher, to open the App Launcher.

On Windows™, the App Launcher window displays on left-hand side of the MPLAB X IDE and contains the default applications  (Notepad, MsPaint, Calculator and MPLAB IPE). On Linux® and Mac OS™ systems, the launcher is pre-populated with only the MPLAB IPE.

Note: The App Launcher opens in a tabbed window in MPLAB X IDE. 


Release History

  • Feb 7, 2017

    Version: 1.2

    Initial Release

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  • Current Version:1.2
  • Created:Feb 7, 2017
  • Updated:Feb 8, 2017
  • Downloads:6074
  • MPLAB Version:3.0 and above
  • C Compiler:any
  • Development Tools:any
  • Supported Devices:any

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