Related Projects and Documentation

The Helm community has produced many extra tools, plugins, and documentation about Helm. We love to hear about these projects. If you have anything you’d like to add to this list, please open an issue or pull request.

Article, Blogs, How-Tos, and Extra Documentation

Video, Audio, and Podcast

Helm Plugins

We also encourage GitHub authors to use the helm-plugin tag on their plugin repositories.

Additional Tools

Tools layered on top of Helm.

  • Quay App Registry - Open Kubernetes application registry, including a Helm access client
  • Chartify - Generate Helm charts from existing Kubernetes resources.
  • VIM-Kubernetes - VIM plugin for Kubernetes and Helm
  • Landscaper - “Landscaper takes a set of Helm Chart references with values (a desired state), and realizes this in a Kubernetes cluster.”
  • Helmfile - Helmfile is a declarative spec for deploying helm charts
  • Autohelm - Autohelm is another simple declarative spec for deploying helm charts. Written in python and supports git urls as a source for helm charts.
  • Helmsman - Helmsman is a helm-charts-as-code tool which enables installing/upgrading/protecting/moving/deleting releases from version controlled desired state files (described in a simple TOML format).
  • Schelm - Render a Helm manifest to a directory
  • Helm Plugin - Run Helm inside of the Drone CI/CD system
  • Cog - Helm chart to deploy Cog on Kubernetes
  • Monocular - Web UI for Helm Chart repositories
  • Helm Chart Publisher - HTTP API for publishing Helm Charts in an easy way
  • Armada - Manage prefixed releases throughout various Kubernetes namespaces, and removes completed jobs for complex deployments. Used by the Openstack-Helm team.
  • ChartMuseum - Helm Chart Repository with support for Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Storage
  • Codefresh - Kubernetes native CI/CD and management platform with UI dashboards for managing Helm charts and releases
  • Captain - A Helm3 Controller using HelmRequest and Release CRD
  • chart-registry - Helm Charts Hosts on OCI Registry

Helm Included

Platforms, distributions, and services that include Helm support.


Grab bag of useful things for Chart authors and Helm users

  • Await - Docker image to “await” different conditions–especially useful for init containers. More Info