Install and Use the Holoscan SDK

Clara Holoscan SDK can be installed from source or using a pre-built container runtime.

The Clara Holoscan Sample Applications container is the simplest way to run the sample applications as it includes all necessary binaries and datasets, and allows for some customization of the application graph and its parameters.

Refer to the overview of the container on NGC for prerequisites, setup, and run instructions.


The sample applications container from NGC does not include build dependencies to update or generate new extensions, or to build new applications with other extensions. Refer to the section below to do this from source.

The Clara Holoscan SDK source code provides reference implementations for the GXF extensions and the sample applications, as well as infrastructure for building the current extensions and applications or your own.

Refer to the top-level in the open-source repository on Github for prerequisites, setup, and run instructions.

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