Installing Visual Studio Code - Mac

In this quick blogpost, I will share the steps that you can follow in order to install Visual Studio Code (1.57.1) (VSCode) on a Mac computer using Brave browser.

Installing Visual Studio Code

1) Downloading VSCode Executable

  • Click on Save.

2) Running VSCode Application

  • After the file is downloaded, at the bottom left of the browser window, open the options and select Open to extract the application and open a finder windows.

  • Right click on the Visual Studio Code application, and select open.

  • You might get the following message, click on open.

3) Visual Studio Code!!

  • We are now ready to start working with VSCode.

  • If you want to change the color theme of the VSCode application, go to the Code menu.
  • Select Preferences and then select Color Theme

  • Select, for example, Light (Visual Studio).

  • This is how it looks like.

4) Moving Visual Studio Code to Applications Folder

  • Go back to the finder window from section 2, and move the Visual Studio Code application to the applications folder.

  • Do not forget to remove the zip file we downloaded at the beginning of this post.


  • https://code.visualstudio.com/