Most Popular Themes for Visual Studio 2015+
Spruce up your Visual Studio IDE with this collection of popular light and dark colour schemes.
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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