VS Code Viewer

VS Code Viewer

The unofficial browser extension port of VS Code for automatically viewing programming language files and data files.

What is VS Code Viewer?

VS Code Viewer is an Edge add-on that enables viewing of raw programming language and data files directly in your browser. This unofficial extension of VS Code auto-detects when you open a file and shows its contents in a VS Code environment. The viewer supports over 60 languages and incorporates basic VS Code features like the command pallet, document formatter, and others.

Stats
Rating: 4.00 (26)
Version: 0.0.3 (Last updated: 2022-06-05)
Creation date: 2020-03-03
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
Size: NaN
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Summary

The unofficial browser extension port of VS Code for viewing programming language files and data files. The extension automatically detects if you are opening a raw code or data file and opens the contents within a VS Code Viewer page with basic language support for 60+ languages. Right+click to discover the command pallet, document formatter and other VS Code editor features supported in the Viewer.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Easy and good to use
  • Great for viewing various types of code
  • Allows code viewing in dark mode
  • Can be activated on 'View Source'
  • Fast and stable
Cons
  • Does not display full browser window height
  • Viewer is only 150px tall
  • Fails to load some file formats
Most mentioned
  • Browser window height issue
  • Easy to use
  • Code viewing in dark mode
  • Fast and stable
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Safety
Risk impact

VS Code Viewer is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

VS Code Viewer has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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