Using Visual Studio Code with Unity on OSX

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Need a different code editor on your Mac for your Unity development? In this tutorial, we'll go through how to set up Visual Studio Code to work with Unity and get features needed such as Intellisense and Syntax highlighting.  We'll leverage a plugin created for Unity to work with VS Code created by @Reapazor to make VS Code the default editor. This video was created to show students in a creative coding with Unity class how to set it up. More details can be found on the Visual Studio Code site


 [00:25] Clone the repository for the plugin from Github

git clone

 [01:00] Drag the plugin folder from the cloned repo into Unity

 [01:42] Setting Preferences

 [03:09] If your version of Mono is outdated on your Mac, you can update...

brew update

brew reinstall mono






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