Extend the functionality of Azure Data Studio

Extensions in Azure Data Studio provide an easy way to add more functionality to the base Azure Data Studio installation.

Extensions are provided by the Azure Data Studio team (Microsoft), as well as the third-party community (you!). For more information about creating extensions, see Extension authoring.

Add Azure Data Studio extensions

  1. Access the available extensions by selecting the Extensions Icon, or by selecting Extensions in the View menu.

    extension manager icon

    You can also quickly access the extensions manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+X (Windows/Linux) or Command+Shift+X (Mac).

  2. Select an available extension to view its details. extension details

  3. Select the extension you want and Install it.

  4. Once installed, Reload to enable the extension in Azure Data Studio (only required when installing an extension for the first time).

If you're having problems accessing the Extensions Manager on Azure Data Studio, you can download the extension you need on our GitHub Wiki.

Access Installed Azure Data Studio Extensions

Each extension enhances your experience in Azure Data Studio in a different way. As a result, the entry point for extensions can vary. Refer to your installed extension's individual documentation for information on how its features can be accessed once it's installed.