The Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Power Tools is a set of enhancements, tools and command line utilities that improve the Team Foundation Server user experience.
The following tools are installed with the tfpt.msi package:
- Command line tool (TFPT.EXE)
- Team Explorer IDE menu additions
- Build Notification tool
- TFS Best Practices Analyzer
- Process Template Editor
- Work Item Templates
- Custom check-in policies
- TFS Server Manager
- TFS Users tool
- Alert Editor
Also available is the WssExt64Bit installer which provides the ability to install the Team Foundation Server WSS extensions into a 64-bit WSS instance. The RTM version of the WssExt installer that ships with Team Foundation Server 2008 does not support 64-bit WSS sites.
For more information, see Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Power Tools.