HOWTO: S32 Design Studio - Offline Install of Extensions and Updates

Document created by Mike Doidge Employee on Dec 11, 2018Last modified by Mike Doidge Employee on Jan 15, 2019
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Installing Extensions and Updates to a PC which is online is simple, but what about when your PC is offline. Perhaps this PC is ALWAYS offline. In this document, we will show how to perform the offline update.


1) Download the Extension or Update from the S32 Design Studio page at, using a PC which is online.

2) Copy the 'com.nxp.s32ds.xxxxxx.{app/dev}' file from the online PC to the offline PC. Perhaps with a memory stick.

3) From S32 Design Studio, locate the S32DS Extensions and Updates menu. This appears at launch as well as from the toolbar Help -> S32DS Extensions and Updates

4) Click on 'Go to Preferences' link


5) Select 'Add...'


6) Select 'Archive...'


7) Locate the Extension or Update file and click OK.

8) Click OK again.


9) Click OK on the Preferences menu


10) Notice the S32DS Extensions and Updates menu displays the new content.


11) Check the box next to the new package and click Install/Update