The analysis functionality of the CLC Genomics Workbench can be extended substantially by installing plugins. The built-in Plugin Manager provides an up-to-date listing of the plugins available. These include commercial modules, such as those that are part of the QIAGEN CLC Genomics Workbench Premium product.

Alternatively, visit our plugin webpage for a list:

Plugins are installed and uninstalled using the Plugin Manager, which can be opened using the Plugins (Image install_16_n_p) button in the Toolbar, or by going to the top level menu:

Utilities | Manage Plugins... (Image install_16_n_p)

Note: To install plugins and modules using a centrally installed CLC Workbench, the software must be run in administrator mode. On Windows, right-click on the program shortcut and choose "Run as Administrator". On Linux, this usually means running the software with sudo privileges.

The Plugin Manager has two tabs at the top: