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Visual Studio 2022 Extension for WPF UI

Visual Studio allows you to add extensions that can be installed in several ways:

  • Build them locally and then install the .vsix package.
  • Download the extension from the internet and install the .vsix file.
  • Install the extension using the search in Visual Studio.

In this tutorial, we'll cover the last way, if you want to know more, check out Manage extensions for Visual Studio.

In any case, if you want to download a plugin and install it manually, or leave your review, you can find it in the Visual Studio Marketplace:


The source code for WPF UI Visual Studio 2022 extension is public and you can check it out here.

How to?

  1. Install Visual Studio 2022 from Visual Studio 2022 downloads.
  2. After installation, open Visual Studio
  3. Expand the Extensions tab in the menu and then click Manage Extensions
    Extensions tab in Visual Studio
  4. In the Online tab, use the search engine to enter WPF-UI in it, then click Download
    Online tab in Extension Manager for Visual Studio
  5. After downloading, restart Visual Studio
  6. After restarting, you will see a window asking you to confirm the installation.
    Confirm Visual Studio Installation
  7. Once installed, you can restart Visual Studio and click Create new project
    Create new project
  8. In the top right corner, you can select the project type
    Project type filter
  9. Voila, you have just installed the WPF UI extension.


After creating a project, you can familiarize yourself with its structure and proceed to further steps.