GitHub integration comes to Visual Studio 2019 v16.4

With the release of Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4.0, Microsoft now removed the dependency of GitHub extension and directly included the GitHub support to Visual Studio 2019. If you are a developer having GitHub as your source control repository, you can now directly publish your local Git repository to GitHub.


Microsoft brings GitHub integration to Visual Studio 2019


  • Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 is the latest version of Visual Studio.
  • Microsoft adds direct integration of GitHub in Visual Studio 2019.
  • You can now directly publish to GitHub without using any additional extensions.


The latest version of Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4.0 brings the deep integration of GitHub directly inside the Visual Studio 2019. This will allow users to publish code directly from Team Explorer, without installing any separate extension.


You can now click the Publish to GitHub button on the Team Explorer Synchronization page to replicate your local repositories on the GitHub repositories.



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