Visual Studio Code available for Apple Mac ARM64 build for native M1 processor support


Visual Studio Code is a lightweight source code editor which runs your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich set of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Java, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity).

Microsoft VS Code is now available for Mac with Apple Silicon in Insiders channel for the Mac/ARM64 build for native M1 processor support

⛏️ Download from here - https://code.visualstudio.com/insiders

VS Code for Mac
VS Code for Mac


You can click on the Mac link or download directly using this link - https://code.visualstudio.com/insiders/#osx
VS Code download for Mac
VS Code download for Mac

⚡️ November 2020 (version 1.52) - https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_52


⭐ Disable editor group splitting on drag & drop

A new setting workbench.editor.splitOnDragAndDrop prevents editor group splitting when using dragging and dropping editors. There is also a way to toggle this conditionally during the drag and drop operation by pressing and holding the Shift key (macOS) or Alt key (Windows, Linux).

⭐ Improved terminal environment handling (Linux, macOS)

When you start VS Code on Linux or macOS for the first time via the dock or a launcher (and not the terminal), VS Code starts a background process to resolve your shell environment (as defined or changed by .bashrc or .zshrc).

⭐ macOS Big Sur updates

Due to an Electron 9 issue, whenever you select Restart to Update, VS Code won't automatically restart, but simply exit. Until the next VS Code release, which should include Electron 11, you must manually relaunch VS Code when this happens. Read more in issue #109728



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