The Isolated Storage Explorer allows you to explore the isolated storage of a Windows Phone 7.1/8 project (managed/hybrid/native) with just a couple of clicks right inside Visual Studio.
Integrated with Visual Studio 2012.
Windows explorer like look and feel.
Download/upload isolated storage with a simple mouse click.
Download the vsix installer and run it.
Open VS 2012 (Does NOT light up in VPDExpress) and open a new/existing Windows Phone 7.1/8 project (managed/hybrid/native).
The “Isolated Storage Explorer” command lights up under the “View” menu. Navigate to “View->Isolated Storage Explorer”.
Refresh the ISE to show the contents of the isolated storage of the project. Press on the button to refresh the ISE. The application must be installed for the ISE window to bepopulated with the contents of the isolated store.
You can download a snapshot of the current state of the ISE. To do this, click on the button. The default snapshot location is <project location>\Snapshot_IsoStore\.This can be changed.
You can upload a snapshot to the isolated storage. To do this, click on the button. The default folder will be the <project location>\Snapshot_IsoStore folder. This can be changed. Place whatever files you want to upload to the Isostore in a folder and select that folder to upload as snapshot.
You can edit a file in the isolated storage. To do this, double click on the file name in the ISE tool window. The file is downloaded locally and opens up in the appropriate program for you to edit. Once you edit and save it, a small flag ( )appears next to the file name indicating it needs to be uploaded. You canupload edited files to the iso store by clicking on the button.