Native Support for Helix Version Control

P4VS seamlessly incorporates enterprise-class version control into your developer’s normal routine from within Visual Studio IDE, no added effort required.

Product Brief

Helix Plugin for Visual Studio (P4VS)

Helix Core integrates seamlessly with Visual Studio

Feature-Rich Source Code Management

P4VS lets development teams perform essential version control tasks without having to step outside the Visual Studio environment, so you can keep it all under control.

Simplified Workflows

Bridges the Perforce and Microsoft Developer worlds with a flexible, secure branch-and-merge strategy that is integrated with Visual Studio controlled lists and accessible right from within your Visual Studio Solutions. Create, edit, and manage workspaces and streams directly from Visual Studio.

Native Code Management

Access Helix source code management directly from your Visual Studio environment with P4VS. Check Visual Studio solutions in and out, reconcile offline work, bring up diff views, and view file history with a single click.

Code Review Options

Utilize code shelving through P4VS to capture all work in progress and assign to specific developers for review. Users can also integrate Helix Swarm, a flexible code review and collaboration solution, to ship quality software faster.


Advanced Graphical Reporting Tools

Grab greater development details with the graphical reporting tools of P4VS, including revision graph, stream graph, and time-lapse view, for greater Visual Studio code management. No longer will you waste time switching contexts to discover who is working on a sensitive file or when a bug was first introduced.

Keep Data Safe With MFA

Multi-factor authorization (or MFA) ensures that the people accessing your system are who they claim to be. Version control tools store the most valuable assets our customers have – their intellectual property. Keep your data safe, and know that only authorized people can access your data.

Visual Studio Developer Tools

P4VS integrates with Visual Studio IDE to provide source control support for projects that leverage a host of tools to aid in software development.

System Requirements

Manage all files with Visual Studio:

  • Perforce Server versions 2015.2 or higher
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10
  • Visual Studio 2013, 2015 and later

Get The Latest Version

Download the latest version of the Visual Studio plugin for Helix, the end-to-end global development solution featuring enterprise-ready version control and application lifecycle management for optimal development workflows.

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