Visual Studio Gallery announced

The Microsoft Visual Studio Ecosystem team has officially launched the new Visual Studio Gallery site at This new web site is a resource center for all Visual Studio extensions and includes everything from free VS PowerToys like tools to VSIP products. Any developer can post information and a link for their Visual Studio extensions. Our goal for this website is to give developers an easy way to find extensions for Visual Studio. Visual Studio extensions might include products and free applications in the form of macros, add-ins, packages, project templates, or other types of extensions to Visual Studio that are packaged up and ready to use by the developer to improve their development experience.

We would like to invite you to publish your VS extension(s) on the Visual Studio Gallery. You can just go to the website, click on the "My Account" link near the top right and sign in with your Windows Live ID to start the process. We currently do not host the actual extensions, so you can simply link to where your extension is currently hosted.

Soma blogged about the Visual Studio Gallery, he is our senior vice president for the developer division. His post includes additional details for our Visual Studio Gallery announcement today. 

Also just released is a new Channel 9 video with discussions and demos: Channel 9 - Anthony Cangialosi and Ken Levy: Visual Studio Gallery

Feel free to contact me directly at with feedback you have on for the Visual Studio Gallery website, and be sure to include Anthony Cangialosi at as he is our team's program manager responsible for the Visual Studio Gallery site. We look forward to community members and partners participating in building on the Visual Studio platform resulting in an increasing list of extensions that play an important part in the overall Visual Studio ecosystem.

For more information about VSX, visit the newly updated Visual Studio Extensibility Developer Center at

Comments (2)

  1. Today I found out about a new resource from Microsoft, Visual Studio Gallery , that will host a directory

  2. Microsoft’s Visual Studio Gallery was announced to the public today. It provides a one-stop-shop for

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