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Visual Studio Code Settings Sync Extension

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 7/31/2018.

This Visual Studio Code extension will Synchronize Settings, Snippets, Themes, File Icons, Launch, Keybindings, Workspaces and Extensions Across Multiple Machines Using GitHub Gist.

Key Features

  1. Use your GitHub account token and Gist.
  2. Easy to Upload and Download on one click.
  3. Show a summary page at the end with details about config and extensions effected.
  4. Auto Download Latest Settings on Startup.
  5. Auto upload Settings on file change.
  6. Share the Gist with other users and let them download your settings.
  7. Supports GitHub Enterprise

It Syncs

All extensions and complete User Folder that Contains:

  1. Settings File
  2. Keybinding File
  3. Launch File
  4. Snippets Folder
  5. VSCode Extensions Settings
  6. Workspaces Folder


  • The package always installs the latest version of the extension.
    The version of the Chocolatey package reflects not the version of the extension.

To install Visual Studio Code Settings Sync Extension, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install vscode-settingssync

To upgrade Visual Studio Code Settings Sync Extension, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade vscode-settingssync


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    code --install-extension Shan.code-settings-sync
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    code --uninstall-extension Shan.code-settings-sync

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Shan Khan


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