A Visual Studio extension that enhances development functionality in Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) and SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT).

This project was previously called BIDS Helper (see Project History)


Starting with Visual Studio 2015, BI Developer Extensions is installed from the Visual Studio Marketplace.

For install instructions with earlier versions of Visual Studio, see the downloads page.


All of the features in BI Developer Extensions are documented under the Features menu.

SSAS Multidimensional Features

SSAS Tabular Features

SSRS Features

SSIS Features

Common Features


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