Visual Studio Code: 1.53.0 Release

Release date:
February 3, 2021
Previous version:
1.52.1 (released December 16, 2020)
79,689 Line Impact
75 total committers
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209 Features Released with 1.53.0

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Release Notes Published

Welcome to the January 2021 release of Visual Studio Code. There are a number of updates in this version that we hope you will like, some of the key highlights include:

If you'd like to read these release notes online, go to Updates on

Join us live at the VS Code team's livestream on Tuesday, February 9 at 8am Pacific (4pm London) to see a demo of what's new in this release, and ask us questions live.

Insiders: Want to try new features as soon as possible? You can download the nightly Insiders build and try the latest updates as soon as they are available.