In this page, you can find all the possible alternatives to install the VMD Store extension.

1. Install VMD Store through VMD Tk Console

This installation process can be used on every machine running VMD 1.9.3 or later.

  1. Download and unpack the installer;
  2. Launch VMD (1.9.3 or later) and open the Tk Console (Extensions > Tk Console);
  3. Go to the installer directory on Tk Console. Example:
    [LINUX/macOS]
    cd /home/users/myname/Downloads/vmdStore-Installer
    or
    [WINDOWS]
    cd C:/Users/myname/Downloads/vmdStore-Installer
  4. Run the following command on Tk Console:
    play vmdStore-install.tcl
  5. Follow the instructions;
  6. Done!
    Re-launch VMD and open VMD Store at Extensions > VMD Store > VMD Store.

If you need extra help, please check the following video tutorial:

2. Install VMD Store through the GUI Installer

This installation method is available for Linux, macOS and Linux.

  1. Download the installer;
  2. Execute the installer file;
  3. Follow the instructions;
  4. Done!
    Re-launch VMD and open VMD Store at Extensions > VMD Store > VMD Store.

3. Install VMD Store through the bash script

This installation method is highly recommended for expert users running VMD on Linux or macOS.

  1. Download the installer (bash script);
  2. Execute the bash script:
    bash install-vmdStore.sh
  3. Follow the instructions;
  4. Done!
    Re-launch VMD and open VMD Store at Extensions > VMD Store > VMD Store.

4. Install VMD Store manually

  1. Download or clone the GitHub repository.
  2. Copy the “vmdStore” directory, which is located inside the download package, to a Read&Write allowed directory on your system.
  3. Edit the “vmdStore/vmdStore.rc” file to replace the “none” word by the path where the vmdStore directory is located.
    Example: “/home/users/name/vmdStore”. (Attention: Enclose the path in quotation marks)
  4. Add the following lines to your .vmdrc or vmd.rc file:
    Replace the “none” word by the path where the vmdStore.rc file is located. Example: “/home/users/name/vmdStore/vmdStore.rc”
  5. Start VMD. It could be necessary to restart VMD on first launch after vmdStore installation.