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Installing a Podman Desktop extension

Installing an extension is a great way to expand the capability of Podman Desktop.


  1. Click on the Extensions button.

  1. Browse the Catalog and install the extension.

  1. Alternatively, you can also press Install custom... to install an extension from a container image.


  • The extension can be verified by checking the Installed section of the Extensions page.

  • Depending on the extension, items can appear in the status bar, tray menu, or other areas of Podman Desktop.