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Exporting your plugin for distribution

During the development of your plugin, you worked with a .sdPlugin folder. However when your plugin is finalized, you shouldn't share this folder directly. Instead you should create a .streamDeckPlugin file using the DistributionTool.


Download

DistributionTool for macOS can be downloaded here.

DistributionTool for Windows 10 can be downloaded here.


Creating a .streamDeckPlugin file

Here is how you can use the DistributionTool to export the com.elgato.counter.sdPlugin plugin:

macOS

DistributionTool com.elgato.counter.sdPlugin ~/Desktop/

Windows

DistributionTool.exe com.elgato.counter.sdPlugin Release

On both platforms you will see the following output:

Validating and export the plugin com.elgato.counter.sdPlugin
The plugin has been successfully exported