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Visual Studio Code for Mac

Cross-platform code editor and debugger for web apps.

Free
In English
3.6
Based on 26 user rates

Visual Studio Code overview

Visual Studio Code provides developers with a new choice of developer tool that combines the simplicity and streamlined experience of a code editor with the best of what developers need for their core code-edit-debug cycle. Visual Studio Code is the first code editor, and first cross-platform development tool - supporting OSX, Linux, and Windows - in the Visual Studio family.

At its heart, Visual Studio Code features a powerful, fast code editor great for day-to-day use. The Preview release of Code already has many of the features developers need in a code and text editor, including navigation, keyboard support with customizable bindings, syntax highlighting, bracket matching, auto indentation, and snippets, with support for dozens of languages.

For serious coding, developers often need to work with code as more than just text. Visual Studio Code includes built-in support for always-on IntelliSense code completion, richer semantic code understanding and navigation, and code refactoring. In the Preview, Code includes enriched built-in support for ASP.NET 5 development with C#, and Node.js development with TypeScript and JavaScript, powered by the same underlying technologies that drive Visual Studio. Code includes great tooling for web technologies such as HTML, CSS, LESS, SASS, and JSON. Code also integrates with package managers and repositories, and builds and other common tasks to make everyday workflows faster. And Code understands Git, and delivers great Git workflows and source diffs integrated with the editor.

What’s new in version 1.91.1

  • Preview: Incoming/Outgoing changes graph - Visualize incoming and outgoing changes in the Source Control view.
  • Python environments - Enhanced environment discovery with python-environment-tools.
  • Smart Send in native REPL - Smoothly run code chunks in the native REPL.
  • GitHub Copilot extensibility - Chat and Language Model APIs available in VS Code Stable.
  • Preview: Profiles Editor - Manage your profiles in a single place.
  • Custom tab labels - More variable options and support for multiple extensions.
  • TypeScript 5.5 - Syntax checking for regular expressions and other language features.
  • JavaScript Debugger - Inspect shadowed variables while debugging JavaScript.

Full list of changes available here

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Visual Studio Code for Mac

Free
In English
Version 1.91.1
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Regular updates

What needs improvements

Bug fixing

Visual Studio Code qualities

Value
1.0
Ease of use
1.0
Features
2.0
Reliability
2.0
Customer support
1.0

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3.6

(20 Reviews of Visual Studio Code)

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Aargl
Aargl
Oct 8 2023
1.83.0
0.0
Oct 8 2023
0.0
Version: 1.83.0
10.15 seems to be the current requirement (seen on their "Other downloads" page)
Loeribas
Loeribas
Dec 10 2021
1.63.0
0.0
Dec 10 2021
0.0
Version: 1.63.0
Like so many applications these days, this is built on Electron. It is not a native macOS application, nor does it behave like one. In addition, it's a memory and disk space-guzzler.
Iliketrash
Iliketrash
Jul 7 2021
1.57.1
0.0
Jul 7 2021
0.0
Version: 1.57.1
1.57.0 causes the extensions manager to crash for many macoS users. 1.57.1 does NOT fix this bug.
mamtasharma1104
mamtasharma1104
Jun 22 2021
1.57.0
0.0
Jun 22 2021
0.0
Version: 1.57.0
How to Build a Java Application in Visual Studio Code in 2021 https://www.decipherzone.com/blog-detail/building-java-application-visual-studio-code For years, Java development has been dominated by three leading IDEs: Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA and NetBeans. But we have other suitable opportunities.
Philipwheelock
Philipwheelock
Mar 8 2021
1.54.1
5.0
Mar 8 2021
5.0
Version: 1.54.1
Spoke too soon. The ftp-sync extension seems to work reasonably well in VSCode. Two others not so much, though.
mo dape
mo dape
Nov 5 2023
1.84.0
1.0
Nov 5 2023
1.0
Version: 1.84.0
leoneldorival
leoneldorival
Oct 14 2023
1.83.1
1.0
Oct 14 2023
1.0
Version: 1.83.1
unvv
unvv
Sep 18 2023
1.82.2
1.0
Sep 18 2023
1.0
Version: 1.82.2
rlf
rlf
Sep 8 2023
1.82.0
1.0
Sep 8 2023
1.0
Version: 1.82.0
mugsuk
mugsuk
Mar 17 2023
1.76.2
5.0
Mar 17 2023
5.0
Version: 1.76.2
RobertAudi
RobertAudi
Sep 29 2022
1.71.2
4.0
Sep 29 2022
4.0
Version: 1.71.2
Drtyrell969
Drtyrell969
Mar 30 2022
1.65.2
5.0
Mar 30 2022
5.0
Version: 1.65.2
limies
limies
Feb 19 2021
3.0
Feb 19 2021
3.0
Version: null
roberto3rd
roberto3rd
May 9 2020
5.0
May 9 2020
5.0
Version: null
Mcr
Mcr
Oct 30 2019
5.0
Oct 30 2019
5.0
Version: null
jlee5201
jlee5201
Jul 19 2019
5.0
Jul 19 2019
5.0
Version: null
anthony.gelibert
anthony.gelibert
Mar 6 2019
4.0
Mar 6 2019
4.0
Version: null
juvor
juvor
Nov 20 2018
4.5
Nov 20 2018
4.5
Version: null
makareim
makareim
Nov 7 2018
5.0
Nov 7 2018
5.0
Version: null
AlainLéglise4728
AlainLéglise4728
Oct 19 2018
3.5
Oct 19 2018
3.5
Version: null
Nontroppo
Nontroppo
Aug 28 2018
4.5
Aug 28 2018
4.5
Version: null
Sheppy
Sheppy
Jul 10 2018
4.0
Jul 10 2018
4.0
Version: null
joost-dalen
joost-dalen
Jun 29 2018
0.5
Jun 29 2018
0.5
Version: null
MacUpdate-Nick
MacUpdate-Nick
Aug 13 2017
4.0
Aug 13 2017
4.0
Version: null
Tarek-Raafat
Tarek-Raafat
Jun 28 2017
3.5
Jun 28 2017
3.5
Version: null
Madmacmad
Madmacmad
Apr 7 2017
3.0
Apr 7 2017
3.0
Version: null
asux
asux
Apr 6 2017
5.0
Apr 6 2017
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Dec 16 2016
5.0
Dec 16 2016
5.0
Version: null
Aw21
Aw21
Dec 15 2016
5.0
Dec 15 2016
5.0
Version: null
bjarteao
bjarteao
Nov 8 2015
5.0
Nov 8 2015
5.0
Version: null
Philipwheelock
Philipwheelock
Jan 11 2030
1.54.1
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 1.54.1