Nsight Visual Studio Code Edition 2022.2 is now available!

New in NVIDIA Nsight Visual Studio Code Edition 2022.1


  • A fix for truncated process names during attach.
  • Support for when PIDs for attach are entered as a string.
  • New warnings for when cuda-gdb is not found in the path.
  • Improvements to the user experience when stepping out of functions during
  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements.

Intended for Use With

  • CUDA Debugger
    See cuda-gdb release notes in the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 11.7 Update 1.
  • IDE Host
    Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.70.0 (and later)
  • Toolkit
    NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 11.7 Update 1 (and later)
  • Driver
    NVIDIA 515.65.01 (and later)

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  • CUDA Toolkit : Install the CUDA Toolkit to get important tools for CUDA application development including the NVCC compiler driver and cuda-gdb , the NVIDIA tool for debugging CUDA.
  • Microsoft vscode-cpptools : Install Microsoft’s C/C++ for Visual Studio Code to get Intellisense support for CUDA C++ code. Nsight VS Code Edition will automatically install this extension.

Quick Start

Open or create a new CUDA application.

Create a launch configuration .

Create launch configuration
Create launch configuration833Ă—604 256 KB

Start debugging!

Start debugging
Start debugging833Ă—604 258 KB

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