PowerShell Pro Tools is included with PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio. You can install it through Visual Studio or download it from the Marketplace.
For offline installation instructions, click here.
Visual Studio Code
The Visual Studio Code extension is available on the Visual Studio Marketplace and can be installed from within Visual Studio Code. Search for PowerShell Pro Tools when searching in VSC.
Visual Studio Code Offline Install
You can install a Visual Studio Code extension by downloading the VSIX file from the Marketplace and then clicking Install from VSIX within the extension pane in Visual Studio Code.
The PowerShell Module is available on the PowerShell Gallery.
By default, PowerShell Pro Tools installs and allows for a limited set of features. If you would like to trial PowerShell Pro Tools without these limitations, you can request a trial key.
Visit the purchasing page and follow the instructions to purchase a license. A license will be emailed to you within ten minutes of purchase.
Click Help and About PowerShell Pro Tools to view and change your license.
PowerShell Pro Tools: Install License Key command to install your license.
In Visual Studio Code, press
Ctrl+Shift+P to activate the command palette. Once the palette is shown, you can start to search for the command listed above. Select it and press enter. A new text box will be shown. Copy and paste the contents of your license file into the textbox and press enter.
You can use the
Install-PoshProToolsLicense cmdlet to install your license.
Install-PoshProToolsLicense -Path C:\license.txt
You can manually install your license by placing a
license.lic file in your
%AppData%\PowerShell Pro Tools directory. The directory may not exist. Place the full XML of the license file you received in this file.