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Git Source Control Provider


This Visual Studio Extensions integrates Git with Visual Studio solution explorer. It supports all editions of Visual studio 2010 except the Express Edition.


solution explorer


How to use

  • Install Git for Windows, or Git Extensions, or TortoiseGit.
  • Run Visual Studio.
  • Go to Tools | Extension Manager, search online gallery for Git Source Control Provider and install.
  • Go to Tools | Options, Select Source Control.
  • Select Git Source Control Provider from the drop down list, and click OK.
  • Open your solution controlled by Git to see the file's status.
  • Right click within solution explorer and select "Git". If Git for Windows, Git Extensions or TortoiseGit are installed, their commands are listed in the menu.
  • Using the option page to disable the commands if you like.


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