Visual Studio Static Analysis Results Interchange Format (SARIF) log file viewer
This release of the Microsoft SARIF Viewer extension for Visual Studio is compatible with the final OASIS Committee Specification version of the SARIF file format.
The Microsoft SARIF Viewer extension for Visual Studio provides a convenient UI for analyzing static analysis log files and taking action on the items they contain. The SARIF Viewer integrates with the Visual Studio environment, displaying a list of analysis results in the Error List and result details in a dockable tool window.
View the set of results from a SARIF log file
View details about each result, including:
Information about the rule that was violated
Locations of the defect
Code paths and call stacks that lead to the defect
Suggested fixes for the defect
Details about the static analysis run and the tool that performed it
Navigate to the defect location in the target file
Extract target files embedded in the SARIF log
Preview and apply suggested fixes in the target file with the click of a button
Automatically transform SARIF v1 logs to v2
Automatically convert log files from many other static analysis formats
In Visual Studio 2109, select menu item Extensions > Manage Extensions.
In the tree view, select the Online node.
In the Search text box, type "sarif" and then press ENTER.
In the Microsoft SARIF Viewer tile, select Download.
To open a SARIF log, or another supported log format (see below), use the "Import Static Analysis Log File to Error List" flyout on the Tools menu. You can also open .sarif files using File > Open, or by dragging and dropping into the Visual Studio editor window.
Supported Static Analysis Formats
The SARIF Viewer for Visual Studio can convert the following log file formats to SARIF: