Installing the Veracode Visual Studio Extension


About this task

The Veracode Visual Studio Extension is a package extension for users of Visual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2017. Visual Studio Express does not support the use of package extensions. If you use Visual Studio 2012 or 2013, you must also install Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017.


To install the Visual Studio package extension:

  1. If the version of Visual Studio that you want to integrate with Veracode is running, close it.
  2. Go to
  3. On the Veracode Visual Studio Extension screen, click Download.
  4. Once the download of Veracode.VisualStudio.Extension.vsix completes, double-click it to launch the VSIX installer.
  5. In the VSIX Installer window, confirm that the appropriate version of Visual Studio is selected and click Install.
  6. Optionally, if you want to view the installation log, click View Install Log when the installation completes.

  7. Click Close.
  8. To verify that the installation succeeded, start Visual Studio and locate the Veracode tab.

What to do next

By default, the Veracode Visual Studio Extension automatically checks for updates. To configure your automatic update options:

  1. Go to Tools > Options > Extensions and Updates.
  2. Under Per user extensions, set Automatically check for updates and Automatically update extensions to your preferred status.
  3. Click OK.

If you disable automatic update checks, you can manually check for updates. To manually install the latest updates:
  1. Go to Tools > Extensions and Updates > Updates > Visual Studio Marketplace.
  2. Select the Veracode Visual Studio Extension.
  3. Click Update.