Collaborate on Code

Use version control, be agile, collaborate efficiently
Flexible version control

Flexible and extensible version control

Distributed or centralized, with extensions
Use Git for distributed version control or Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) for centralized version control. Add GitHub, AnkhSVN, and other extensions to enhance the experience.

Powerful Git support

Git commands built it
Review diffs, stage files, make commits, view the history graph, cherry-pick, revert, and more, all in Visual Studio. Then push to, or pull from, any hosted Git service.
Powerful Git support
Seamless workflow integration

Seamless workflow integration

Links to tasks, bugs, stories, pull requests, and builds
Wondering if that bug was fixed in production? Associate bugs and tasks to the code to know whether or not the bug fixed last week is going out in today’s release. All without leaving Visual Studio.

Easy repo management

Multiple accounts in one place
Switching between multiple Microsoft, work, and school accounts is easy. Add all your accounts to Visual Studio and access the resources without having to sign in to each separately. Use GitHub’s plugin to manage GitHub repos.
Easy repo management
In-Context collaboration

In-Context collaboration

Code history at your fingertips
Understand how the code has changed, without leaving the editor. Find references, linked bugs, work items, code reviews, and more without leaving the editor, thanks to CodeLens.

Free, fully-featured IDE for students, open-source and individual developers

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Professional developer tools, services, and subscription benefits for small teams

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End-to-end solution to meet demanding quality and scale needs of teams of all sizes

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