Jeff Atwood posted his own Visual Studio Color Schemes here; I have to say, the screenshots look pretty enticing, and I look forward to trying them out.

Meanwhile, After using the dark color scheme I posted last week for Visual Studio 2005 for some time now, I've been slowly doing some "improvements" to it. This one features a slightly darker background, matching tool windows correctly configured, and changes a few colors. It also uses Consolas instead of Monaco.

Here's what code looks like:

Here's what XML code looks like:

You can download my settings file from here.

Update: Download the Visual Studio 2008 version here.


Tomas Restrepo

Software developer located in Colombia. Sr. PFE at Microsoft.