Windows PowerShell ISE Add-On Tools

Windows PowerShell ISE Add-On Tools

This page provides links to additional PowerShell ISE tools you can download and add into PowerShell ISE.

Overview of PowerShell ISE Add-On

A PowerShell ISE Add-on is some bit of code that adds functionality to or within the ISE. Most ISE Add-ons interact and leverage the PowerShell ISE Add-on Model ($PSIse).

For more information on the ISE Object Model  see:

The Windows PowerShell ISE Scripting Object Model

PowerShell ISE Add-Ons

Pointers to Microsoft and community add-ons with description and related material.

Community Add-Ons

These are ISE additions authored by the PowerShell Community.

Add-On Author Link
 IseHg Trevor Sullivan
IsePackV2 James Brundage(Start-Automating)

Code Snippet Examples - PSISE Library
Jeff Patton

ISE Scripting Geek
Jeffery Hicks

Menu Generator
Ravikanth Chaganti

James Brundage

Print Script
Karl Mitschke 
Save All Files PowerShell Team 
Spell Checker
James Brundage

(NB: requires WPK and PowerShellPack modules!)


Robert Robelo

ISE Quick Comments

Daniel Schroeder

ISE FunctionExplorer

Raimund Andree

ISE VariableExplorer

Raimund Andree

Validate and Format XML
Ravikanth Chaganti

ISE CimExplorer
Bin Yi
ISE Steroids

Tobias Weltner

Doug Finke
Script Browser

Microsoft CSS
ISE Color Theme Cmdlets
Jeff Pollock LifeInPowerShell
ISE Color Theme Cmdlets

 Powershell ISE Project Explorer  Marcin Grzywa
 ScriptGalleryISEAddOn  Stefan Stranger
Copy As HTML Add-On  Gary Lapointe

ISERegex Kamil Kosek



PoshCode ISE Cmdlets

These are a set of cmdlets that can be used in conjunction with the ISE.


What Name Author Link
ISE Cmdlets Line Cmdlets Poetter & Kriszio
ISE Cmdlets Comment Cmdlets Poetter
Cmdlets Dependency Reporting Josh Einstein




How to Write a PowerShell ISE Add-on with PowerShell
Advice and guidance to those wishing to write ISE add-ons along with sample code.


What Author Link
How to Add Code Snippets to the ISE  Rich Prescott
Writing Your First Icicle James Brundage

(YouTube Video
PowerShell v3 ISE and ISE scripting model changes & improvements Ravikanth Chaganti Http://


How to Write a PowerShell ISE Add-on with Visual Studio WPF / XAML (C#)


What Author Link
Creating Add-ons, Plugins, and Tools for the PowerShell ISE Lee Holmes
Create a PowerShell v3 ISE Add-on Tool  Jason Stangroome
Hacking the PowerShell 3.0 ISE : Introduction  Mike Walker
My first PowerShell ISE Add-In Jan-Hendrik Peters





To learn more about PowerShell, the ISE and what you can do with them, visit the PowerShell Communities page.

To learn more about the ISE, see the ISE Help pages at:

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  • I'm thinking that the community portion of this page might need to be broken off into a separate page.

  • Rich Prescott edited Revision 40. Comment: Created a separate page for Community and added a link to it.

  • Rich Prescott edited Revision 43. Comment: Added PowerShellPack and removed extra table row

  • Thomas Lee edited Revision 59. Comment: more html fiddlying

  • i think poersheel is new version of cmd.

  • can't run script because of this:

  • @durchglory-use Set-ExecutionPolicy to change it.,

  • @durchglory-use Set-ExecutionPolicy to change it.,

  • @durchglory-use Set-ExecutionPolicy to change it.,

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