.VSIX File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .VSIX extension:

Visual Studio Extension

Visual Studio Extension
  • Developer Microsoft
  • Popularity
    4.6 (5 votes)
  • Category Plugin Files
  • Format Zip

Software add-on created for Microsoft Visual Studio, a software development IDE for Windows; saved in a .ZIP format and contains files that extend the functionality of the Visual Studio software; stores a package description as well as binaries and other resources that comprise the extension.

Visual Studio extensions can be installed using the Extension Manager UI within the software.

NOTE: You can use the Visual Studio 2010 SDK to create VSIX extensions.

Software's name License Platforms
Microsoft Visual Studio Microsoft Visual Studio Commercial Windows
Microsoft Visual Studio Code Microsoft Visual Studio Code Open Source LinuxMacWindows

Updated: August 29, 2017

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