Installing MDT plug-in from local file

Installing MDT plug-in is the easiest way to extend exiting Eclipse environment with MDT features. If you prefer to work with a separate, stand-alone MDT application please refer to Product installation instruction.

MDT requires some additional Eclipse plugins to work, like:

Plugins will be automatically installed by Eclipse while installing MDT. Before starting the installation process set up your Network Connections preferences to get access to the Internet. If you do not have a direct access to the Internet you should install those plugins by yourself. Please refer to following sites for more information on how to perform this task.

Note: Installed MDT has to be unlocked by activating any of the available licenses.

Step 1

Download MDT plug-in installation file ( from download page.

Step 2

Open Eclipse.

Starting Eclipse

Step 3

Start Install New Software tool.

Starting Install New Software Tool

Step 4

Select Add to enter new update site.

Adding New Site

Step 5

Press Archive and select the zip file you have downloaded in Step 1.

Adding New Archive Site

Step 6

Set update site name to MDT Archive Update Site. Press OK.

Adding MDT Archive Site

Step 7

Select Magik Development Tools to be installed and press Next.

Selecting MDT Professional Edition For Installation

Step 8

Install Details page shows features which will be installed. Press Next to install MDT.

Confirming MDT Installation

Step 9

Read and accept MDT license agreement. Press Finish to proceed with the installation.

Accepting License Agreement

Step 10

Verify and accept MDT certificate.

Verifying MDT Certificate

Step 11

Restart MDT.

Restarting Eclipse

Related tasks

Plug-in and Product differences
Installing MDT product
Managing Licenses