Tabs Studio Releases

Released: Jul 1, 2021

Updates in 5.x


Updated Mar 9, 2023


  • Added support for Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 19.
  • Added Selector add-in, which highlights tabs for the selected project.


Updated Feb 24, 2023


  • Improved solution loading performance.
  • Extended default Comment regex in 'SQLComment' to cover more cases.
  • Removed Microsoft Visual Studio command "Show Tabs in Multiple Rows" from the tab context menu" in Visual Studio 2022.


  • Fixed a hang on loading a solution with a Xamarin Forms project...

Released: Apr 17, 2020

Updates in 4.8.0


  • Replaced Title grouping regex with path-specific, Title splitting rules.

Released: Nov 18, 2019

Updates in 4.7.0


  • Added support for integrated vertical tabs in Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 v16.4.
  • Removed Set Tab Layout and additional Close context menu commands in Visual Studio 2019 v16.4.


  • Fixed the inability to disable Tabs Studio when the ITransform add-in is active.
  • Fixed an ArgumentException in is_move_all_to_next_group_available when opening the tab context menu with multiple tab groups in Visual Studio 2019 v16.4.
  • Fixed a rare COMException in set_IsFloating on mouse floating a tab.

Released: Apr 7, 2019

Updates in 4.6.1


  • Added support for SQL Server Management Studio 18.0 RC1.
  • Added the ability to show tab numbers with the Navigator add-in.
  • Improved reliability of the Visual Studio 2019 integration installer.
  • Updated installer progress text for Visual Studio 2019 integration.


  • Fixed inactive tab text for the Visual Studio 2019 Blue theme.
  • Fixed the Navigator add-in shipped with 4.6.0, interfering with tabs visibility on startup and other add-ins like OrderKeeper.

Released: Jan 11, 2019

Updates in 4.5.0


  • Added support for Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1.1.
  • Added a new sorting rule type TabNameUntransformed (it ignores tab title transformations by other add-ins) and made it the default one in the Sorter add-in.
  • Created the OrderKeeper add-in that remembers a tab position when it is closed and restores the position when the tab is reopened.
  • Created the OpenDesigner add-in that adds a context menu command to open a corresponding [Design] view.
  • Changed the PriorityGroup add-in to ignore tab...

Released: Jul 27, 2018

Updates in 4.4.0


  • Added AutoOpener, CloseClick, ITransform, Localizer, MRU, OpenAll, OrderEx and SuperName add-ins to the installer.
  • Added a confirmation for the “Remove all highlighting” command in the Marker add-in.
  • Added support for VS 2015+ to the CloseClick add-in.


  • Fixed InvalidCastException to type IVsExtensionManager on VS 2017 startup when Custom Document Well and VS 2010 are installed.

Released: Jun 12, 2018

Updates in 4.3.2


  • Improved detection of Custom Document Well in Visual Studio 2017.


  • Fixed InvalidOperationException in Dispatcher.PushFrame on exiting Visual Studio 2017.
  • Fixed NullReferenceException in StyleHelper.ReleaseInstanceDataForTriggerBinding on exiting Visual Studio 2017.
  • Fixed installation verification for Visual Studio 2017 15.6+.

Released: Aug 24, 2017

Updates in 4.3.1


  • Added CloseRight and SuperCommands add-ins to the installer.
  • Added the Dock tab context menu command for tool windows.


  • Fixed the inability to install Tabs Studio for VS 2017 with running background Visual Studio processes.
  • Fixed missing underscores in a tab title.
  • Fixed a COMException when trying to dock the Web Browser tool window.

Released: Jun 6, 2017

Updates in 4.3.0


  • Added the ability to visually separate super tab groups created by PriorityGroup, MvcGroup and Sorter add-ins.

Released: May 13, 2017

Updates in 4.2.0


  • Added support for SQL Server Management Studio 17.
  • Added VS theme support to the tab context menu.
  • Changed Marker and Saver solution settings location to the .vs subfolder in VS 2015/2017.