Podman Desktop

Build, manage and deploy containers and kubernetes locally with desktop application for Mac, Windows and Linux.

Red Hat extensions for Podman Desktop

Podman Desktop can be enriched with extensions, allowing the developers to extend their developer workflow beyond containers. With the help of Podman Desktop extensions by Red Hat, developers can develop and test their containers locally and leverage Red Hat technologies to ensure consistency and predictability in deployments.

Red Hat-provided extensions available on Podman Desktop are:

  • Red Hat OpenShift Local: Set up and use OpenShift Local clusters from Podman Desktop.
  • Red Hat Developer Sandbox: Connect and get 30-day free access to the shared OpenShift cluster.
Red Hat extensions for Podman Desktop

What are Red Hat Extensions for Podman Desktop

Red Hat OpenShift Local extension

OpenShift Local is a single-node OpenShift cluster designed to run on local computers where developers can develop, test, and run their container-based applications during development.

The Red Hat OpenShift Local extension for Podman Desktop enables developers to configure and set up OpenShift clusters quickly. Developers get a visual way to manage their clusters and interact with the resources running on those.

With Podman Desktop and the Red Hat OpenShift Local extension, developers can build micro-services-based applications, build them into images, create Kubernetes resources, and manifest them to run them into the OpenShift Local environment. This solution provides a cost-effective bridge between local development and the production environment. Read more

Access release notes for Red Hat OpenShift Local

Install Openshift Local on your Desktop

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OpenShift Developer Sandbox for Developer extension

Red Hat OpenShift Developer Sandbox in a no-cost cloud-native OpenShift development environment where developers can build, test and deploy their application in a shared OpenShift remote environment.

With Podman Desktop and the Red Hat OpenShift Developer Sandbox extensions, developers can seamlessly deploy their applications, inspect, test and debug them directly from their local developer environment, being remotely connected to that environment.

InstallOpenShift Developer Sandbox extension for Podman Desktop

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Where to find Podman desktop extensions ?

Extend Podman Desktop capabilities with the extensions. Podman Desktop extensions contribute to container engine and virtual machine support,  integration with third party tools such as OpenShift local, Red Hat OpenShift Developer Sandbox.

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Where to find Podman desktop extensions ?

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