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Extend Visual Studio IDE

Create the perfect tool for you and your team by using and building extensions. Over 700,000 are downloaded per month.
What Are Extensions

What are extensions?

Extensions are add-ons that allow you to customize and enhance your experience in Visual Studio by adding new features or integrating existing tools. An extension can range in all levels of complexity, but its main purpose is to increase your productivity and cater to your workflow.

Visual Studio Marketplace

Personalize your Visual Studio experience today by downloading extensions. Browse through thousands of extensions available in the Marketplace to find the tools you need. You can also publish your own extensions to the Marketplace.

Visual Studio Marketplace
Create Your Own Extension

Create your own extension

Can’t find the extension you need? Have an awesome extension idea? You can start building your own extensions today! There is a sea of information available on the Microsoft Docs page to help you get started. You can also join our online community, where veteran extension authors and Microsoft engineers can answer your questions.

Get started with Visual Studio extensions