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Bring icons to your Visual Studio Code (minimum supported version: 1.40.2)



To install the extension just execute the following command:

ext install vscode-icons

Some people have reported that they cannot find the extension when they insert the installation command.

If you find yourself in the same position, try:

ext install icons
# or
ext install "vscode-icons"


vscode-icons utilizes NSRI for its subresources integrity check and protection against code injection.


Once installed and after reloading vscode, you will be presented with a message to Activate the icons.

In case this doesn't happen, navigate to:

  • Linux & Windows => File > Preferences > File Icon Theme > VSCode Icons.
  • MacOS => Code > Preferences > File Icon Theme > VSCode Icons.


vscode-icons is being shipped with a lot of features, like:


vscode-icons uses Crowdin to provide translations for vscode supported languages.

We are looking for translators and proofreaders for all vscode supported languages.

If you'd like to contribute, checkout the translation section.


If you like to get involved with the source code, checkout the build section.

For those using Docker checkout the docker section.

On the other hand, if you want to show the world your artistic side, checkout the contributing section.

In any case, please follow our contribution guidelines.


In our wiki you can find info, like:

and more.


Kudos to all contributors that made this extension what it is.


The source code is licensed under the MIT license.

The icons are licensed under the Creative Commons - ShareAlike (CC BY-SA) license.

Branded icons are licensed under their copyright license.


vscode-icons follows Semantic Versioning 2.0.0.

Change Log

You can checkout all our changes in our change log.


We like to express our "Special Thanks" to:

  • All users that made us their favorite Icons theme. We wouldn't be where we are without you.

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