VSCode Zip Viewer
This extension allows you to unzip zip files in VSCode.
Install from the VSCode Extension panel.
Creating a Zip
To create a zip file, run the command
Zip Viewer: Create a zip file from folder. The extension will prompt you to select a folder to copy & compress. Then it will prompt you to pick a target folder, where the compressed folder will be stored. The zip file's name will be of the pattern
<folderToCompressName>.zip. You may rename it if you wish.
To extract a zip file, run the command
Zip Viewer: Extract (unzip) a zip file from workspace. The extension will prompt you to select a zip file, then it will prompt you to choose a target folder. The contents of the zip file will be deposited in that folder. The new folder's name will be
The extension contributes a setting
zipViewer.zipTypes. If the file you chose does not end with a string in that array, the extension will give an error message. You can edit this setting in the settings editor. This setting is ignored if
zipViewer.picky is set to false.
You can view issues here.
You can view the changelog here.