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Docker Extensions lets you use third-party tools within Docker Desktop to extend its functionality.

Why Developers Need Docker Extensions

Refer to this official link to learn more about Docker Extensions.

Submit your Docker Extensions

Here is a list of Docker extensions curated by the Collabnix community members.

Table of Contents

  1. Development
  2. Utilities
  3. Container Management and Orchestration
  4. Networking
  5. Database
  6. Security
  7. Logging
  8. Gaming
  9. Testing
  10. Infrastructure
  11. API


spurin/webden-extension - Open source mobile and tablet friendly alternative to JSFiddle and JSBin Github Stars badge


docker/disk-usage-extension - View disk space used by Docker and what it’s used for. Reclaim disk space in one click Docker Pulls
rumpl/docker-extension-golang-playground - Golang playground in Docker Desktop Github Stars
noelm/swagger-editor-extension - Swagger Editor Docker Extension for Docker Desktop Github Stars Docker Pulls
peacecwz/github-registry-docker-desktop-extension - Docker Extension for Github Registry Github Stars
caretdev/docker-intersystems-extension - View Docker Images from Intersystems Docker Extension Github Stars
cedricziel/dd-extension-lgtm - OpenTelemetry enabled Grafana LGTM stack Github Stars badge
felipecruz91/vackup-docker-extension - Backup and Restore Docker Volumes Github Stars
efejjota/counter-extension - Counter extension Showcasing data persistency, backend commands, vanilla JS UI and Docker multistage builds
felipecruz91/bind-mount-extension - Bind mount Extension which bind a dir to the extension container and list the contents of the bind mounted file Github Stars
tomwillfixit/docker-extension - Turn any script into a Docker Extension in about 3 minutes
jatin711-debug/request-docker-extension - Docker Desktop Request Mapper
awaldow/docker-desktop-healthchecks-ui- Docker Desktop Extension to show container healthchecks output. badge
kameshsampath/drone-desktop-docker-extension - A Docker Desktop extension to run and manage drone pipelines. badge
lucbpz/graph-view-docker-extension - Docker extensions that displays all your containers, volumes, images etc. in a network graph. badge

Container Management and Orchestration

Lens Extension by Mirantis for Kubernetes- developers can now conveniently access Kubernetes clusters in seconds within their familiar Docker Desktop environment
Ambassador Labs Telepresence - Develop and test your Docker containers with Kubernetes
AVENTER-UG/docker-mesos-extension - Apache Mesos Extension for Docker Desktop Github Stars
vmware/vmware-tanzu-community-edition-extension-for-docker-desktop - VMware Tanzu Community Edition Extension for Docker Desktop
portainer/portainer-docker-extension:2.13.1 - Docker container management made simple, with the world’s most popular GUI-based container management platform
OpenShift Docker Extension - OpenShift Extension for Docker desktop Github Stars
splatform/epinio-docker-desktop - The Application Development Engine for Kubernetes
meshery/docker-extension-meshery - Extends Docker Desktop’s position as the cloud native developer’s go-to Kubernetes environment with easy access to the next layer of cloud native infrastructure: service meshes
loft-sh/vcluster-dd-extension - Manages vclusters quickly and easily through the Docker Desktop interface. badge
spurin/k9s-dd-extension - k9s UI preconfigured to run against Docker Desktop Kubernetes Github Stars badge


tailscale/docker-extension - Docker Extension adding Tailscale networking Docker Pulls


PGAdmin4 extension for Docker Desktop - PostgreSQL Admin Extension
OracleXE 21c Docker Extension - Docker Extension for using OracleXE 21c
SQLCL Docker Extension - Docker Extension for using an embedded version of Oracle SQLcl client tool badge


snyk/snyk-docker-desktop-extension - Docker Extension for running Snyk scan on images
slimdotai/dd-ext - Slim.AI Docker Extensions
jfrog/jfrog-docker-desktop-extension - 🐸 Scans any of your local Docker images for security vulnerabilities 🐋
aquasecurity/trivy-docker-extension - Docker Extensions for Trivy
l6khq/lacework-docker-extension - Docker Image Scanner Github Stars badge


docker/logs-explorer-extension - View all your container logs in one place so you can debug and troubleshoot faster Docker Pulls


Flappy Dock - A forked copy of nebez/floppybird badge


uffizzi/docker-desktop-extension - Lets you create and manage full-stack previews in the cloud using a Docker Compose file
ddosify/ddosify - High-performance load testing tool, written in Golang. badge


kubesail/docker-extension - Self-hosting/running internet software on computers you own. badge
spurin/diveintoansible-extension - Let’s you create Ansible Lab Environment with an Ansible control node Github Stars


loopDelicious/docker-extension - Postman collection run Github Stars
microcks/microcks-docker-desktop-extension - Kubernetes native tool for mocking and testing API and microservices badge
samoht/docker-extension-ocaml - Docker Extensions in OCaml. OCaml is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm programming language which extends the Caml dialect of ML with object-oriented features. badge

How to install Docker Extensions

i. Using GitHub

Step 1. Clone the repository

 git clone<repo-name>/<name-of-your-extension>

Step 2. Build the Docker Extension

Navigate into the cloned repository and run:

 make build-extension

The above command generates a Docker image named after the Docker Hub repository.

Step 3. Install Docker Extensions

To install the extension in Docker Desktop, run:

 docker extension install <repo-name>/<name-of-your-extension>

Step 4. List the Extension

You can also check that the extension has been installed successfully using the following CLI command:

 docker extension ls

ii. Using Docker Hub

Step 1. Pull the image

 docker pull <Docker-Hub-username>/<image-name>

Step 2. Install Docker Extensions

To install the extension in Docker Desktop, run:

 docker extension install <Docker-Hub-username>/<image-name>