Most Popular Themes for Visual Studio 2015+
Spruce up your Visual Studio IDE with this collection of popular light and dark colour schemes.
Dark colour schemes remain very popular in the developer arena, however, there are many developers who prefer light colour schemes. Here is a collection of both, and also a few low contract options which are in between light and dark.
Simply download a setting file and install it using the guide below.
How To Install Themes for Visual Studio
- Start Visual Studio
- Go to Tools -> Import and Export Settings... -> Import selected environment settings
- [Choose whether you want to backup existing settings]
- Click Browse and select the .vssettings file
- Click Finish
Now to download Visual Studio colour schemes...
Son of Obsidian
Son of Obsidian is a theme based on the classic TextMate theme Obsidian.
WekeRoad Ink is based on the Vibrant Ink theme for TextMate, with a few additional settings to take advantage the expanded syntax settings in VS2010.
Selenitic theme was born out of a desire for a muted, eye-friendly scheme for all-day coding. Its title, "Selenitic", comes from an age in the computer game Myst, also home to many subdued, relaxing colours.
Solarized Dark is a set of Visual Studio colour schemes based on the original Solarized theme for vim. This theme comes in light and dark versions (dark shown).
Coda is a Visual Studio colour scheme based on the Coda text editor for the Mac (specifically based on the JSP-HTML language elements)
Bootstrap is a Visual Studio colour theme based on the Twitter Bootstrap colour palette.
IR Black is a port of the famous IR_Black TextMate theme.
Brackets + Miku
Brackets + Miku is a subtle dark theme with bright colours and is easy on the eye.
VS Code Monokai Like
Monokai Like is a colour scheme designed with beautiful functionality in mind. Carefully selected shades of colours are the foundation of an uncompromising, non-distractive user interface.
Delphi theme for Visual Studio is based on the original Borland Delphi colour scheme.
Last updated on: Saturday 25th August 2018