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Installing Plugin Offline in Katalon Studio

To leverage your testing experience, Katalon Store provides you a library of plugins developed by Katalon and the Katalon community. The plugins are available on the Katalon Store. However, in some cases, you might want to:

  • Install and use all the plugins that are available on the Store without internet access.
  • Build your plugins and use them directly in Katalon Studio without publishing on Store. See also: Private Plugins.

Below is a step-by-step guide to install plugins offline in Katalon Studio.

Install Plugin Offline in Katalon Studio


To use any plugins published on Store without accessing the Internet, follow these steps:

  1. In Katalon Store, select the plugin you want to install. In the Information section, check the type of that plugin. There are two types of plugins: Custom Keywords Plugin and Katalon Studio Plugin.

    Plugin Type

  2. Download the plugin package. To learn how to download a plugin package, see Download plugin packages.

  3. Unzip your downloaded plugin package.

  4. Move the plugin package .jar file to the following folder:

    • For Custom Keywords Plugin:<project_name>/plugins
    • For Katalon Studio Plugin: <project_name>/plugins/platform

    project settings

  5. Open your project in Katalon Studio and go to Project > Settings > Plugins. Select one of the following options to use plugins offline:

    • Katalon Store and Local: Katalon Studio installs plugins from the Store and the Plugins folder of each project. Make sure that you log in Katalon Studio and Katalon Store with the same account.
    • Local: Katalon Studio will install plugins from the Plugins folder only.

      project settings

  6. In the Toolbar, click Your Profile > Reload Plugins.

    The Plugins dialog appears with the reload status.

    reload success