Collection of debugger visualizers and filters Visual Studio

Visualizers for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015

This is collection of visualizers for Microsoft Visual Studio debugger. Most of the visualizers are developed for Visual Studio 2012+ which uses new style XML-based visualizers.

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Copy all or selected .natvis and .natfilter files to your profile folder

%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Visualizers


There are two sources of documentation I have found:

  1. Comments in defaultvis.natvis provide a good overview of the format

  2. The debugger visualizers XML Schema is installed in




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See also important notes about exclusions in individual files.