Supported versions of Visual Studio: 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022. The extension is compatible with Community, Professional, and Enterprise plans.
Install the extension
You can install the Snyk extension directly from the IDE; open Extensions > Manage Extensions.
Manage extensions menu
Search for Snyk and select Download to download the Snyk Security - Code and Open Source Dependencies extension.
Once installed, use Snyk through the Extensions > Snyk menu (on Visual Studio versions older than 2019, Snyk is part of the top menu bar).
You can also open the Snyk tool window using View > Other Windows > Snyk.
Once the tool window opens, wait while the Snyk extension downloads the latest Snyk CLI version.
Snyk tool window, CLI downloading
After you install the extension and the CLI you must authenticate. You can use the Connect Visual Studio to Snyk link. For more information and additional ways to authenticate see Visual Studio extension authentication.
Support and feedback
If you need help, submit a request to Snyk Support.
Snyk continuously strives to improve the Snyk plugins experience. If you would you like to share your feedback about the Snyk Visual Studio extension, schedule a meeting.