December 19, 2014

Visual Studio Project Type GUIDs Cheet Sheet

Every VS projects have a project type and some of the projects contains more than one type. Each project type is identified by a unique GUID. This GUID is present in the project file for class libraries project while projects like Web Site, GUID is present in the solution file.

Developer require this GUID in order to change the existing project type like suppose you want to change the type from Class Library to Web Application then you need to change its Project Type GUID in order to do so.

The purpose of this post is to list down all the possible Project Type GUIDs which will help developers around the world to convert their projects to desireable choice.

List of Project Type GUIDs are:

1.By Description

  • ASP.NET MVC 1.0 {603C0E0B-DB56-11DC-BE95-000D561079B0}
  • ASP.NET MVC 2.0 {F85E285D-A4E0-4152-9332-AB1D724D3325}
  • ASP.NET MVC 3.0 {E53F8FEA-EAE0-44A6-8774-FFD645390401}
  • ASP.NET MVC 4.0 {E3E379DF-F4C6-4180-9B81-6769533ABE47}
  • C#         {FAE04EC0-301F-11D3-BF4B-00C04F79EFBC}
  • C++         {8BC9CEB8-8B4A-11D0-8D11-00A0C91BC942}
  • Database {A9ACE9BB-CECE-4E62-9AA4-C7E7C5BD2124}
  • F#         {F2A71F9B-5D33-465A-A702-920D77279786}
  • J#         {E6FDF86B-F3D1-11D4-8576-0002A516ECE8}
  • Deployment Setup {978C614F-708E-4E1A-B201-565925725DBA}
  • Database (other project types) {4F174C21-8C12-11D0-8340-0000F80270F8}
  • Deployment Cab {3EA9E505-35AC-4774-B492-AD1749C4943A}
  • Deployment Merge Module {06A35CCD-C46D-44D5-987B-CF40FF872267}
  • Deployment Smart Device Cab {AB322303-2255-48EF-A496-5904EB18DA55}
  • Distributed System {F135691A-BF7E-435D-8960-F99683D2D49C}
  • Dynamics 2012 AX C# in AOT {BF6F8E12-879D-49E7-ADF0-5503146B24B8}
  • Legacy (2003) Smart Device (C#) {20D4826A-C6FA-45DB-90F4-C717570B9F32}
  • Legacy (2003) Smart Device (VB.NET) {CB4CE8C6-1BDB-4DC7-A4D3-65A1999772F8}
  • Model-View-Controller v2 (MVC2) {F85E285D-A4E0-4152-9332-AB1D724D3325}
  • Model-View-Controller v3 (MVC3) {E53F8FEA-EAE0-44A6-8774-FFD645390401}
  • Model-View-Controller v4 (MVC4) {E3E379DF-F4C6-4180-9B81-6769533ABE47}
  • Mono for Android {EFBA0AD7-5A72-4C68-AF49-83D382785DCF}
  • MonoTouch {6BC8ED88-2882-458C-8E55-DFD12B67127B}
  • MonoTouch Binding {F5B4F3BC-B597-4E2B-B552-EF5D8A32436F}
  • Portable Class Library {786C830F-07A1-408B-BD7F-6EE04809D6DB}
  • SharePoint (C#) {593B0543-81F6-4436-BA1E-4747859CAAE2}
  • SharePoint (VB.NET) {EC05E597-79D4-47f3-ADA0-324C4F7C7484}
  • SharePoint Workflow {F8810EC1-6754-47FC-A15F-DFABD2E3FA90}
  • Silverlight {A1591282-1198-4647-A2B1-27E5FF5F6F3B}
  • Smart Device (C#) {4D628B5B-2FBC-4AA6-8C16-197242AEB884}
  • Smart Device (VB.NET) {68B1623D-7FB9-47D8-8664-7ECEA3297D4F}
  • Solution Folder {2150E333-8FDC-42A3-9474-1A3956D46DE8}
  • Test {3AC096D0-A1C2-E12C-1390-A8335801FDAB}
  • VB.NET {F184B08F-C81C-45F6-A57F-5ABD9991F28F}
  • Visual Database Tools {C252FEB5-A946-4202-B1D4-9916A0590387}
  • Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) {A860303F-1F3F-4691-B57E-529FC101A107}
  • Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) {BAA0C2D2-18E2-41B9-852F-F413020CAA33}
  • Web Application {349C5851-65DF-11DA-9384-00065B846F21}
  • Web Site {E24C65DC-7377-472B-9ABA-BC803B73C61A}
  • Windows (C#) {FAE04EC0-301F-11D3-BF4B-00C04F79EFBC}
  • Windows (VB.NET) {F184B08F-C81C-45F6-A57F-5ABD9991F28F}
  • Windows (Visual C++) {8BC9CEB8-8B4A-11D0-8D11-00A0C91BC942}
  • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) {3D9AD99F-2412-4246-B90B-4EAA41C64699}
  • Windows Phone 8/8.1 Blank/Hub/Webview App {76F1466A-8B6D-4E39-A767-685A06062A39}
  • Windows Phone 8/8.1 App (C#) {C089C8C0-30E0-4E22-80C0-CE093F111A43}
  • Windows Phone 8/8.1 App (VB.NET) {DB03555F-0C8B-43BE-9FF9-57896B3C5E56}
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) {60DC8134-EBA5-43B8-BCC9-BB4BC16C2548}
  • Windows Store (Metro) Apps & Components {BC8A1FFA-BEE3-4634-8014-F334798102B3}
  • Workflow (C#) {14822709-B5A1-4724-98CA-57A101D1B079}
  • Workflow (VB.NET) {D59BE175-2ED0-4C54-BE3D-CDAA9F3214C8}
  • Workflow Foundation {32F31D43-81CC-4C15-9DE6-3FC5453562B6}
  • Xamarin.Android {EFBA0AD7-5A72-4C68-AF49-83D382785DCF}
  • Xamarin.iOS {6BC8ED88-2882-458C-8E55-DFD12B67127B}
  • XNA (Windows) {6D335F3A-9D43-41b4-9D22-F6F17C4BE596}
  • XNA (XBox) {2DF5C3F4-5A5F-47a9-8E94-23B4456F55E2}
  • XNA (Zune) {D399B71A-8929-442a-A9AC-8BEC78BB2433}

2. By GUID

  • Deployment Merge Module {06A35CCD-C46D-44D5-987B-CF40FF872267}
  • Workflow (C#) {14822709-B5A1-4724-98CA-57A101D1B079}
  • Legacy (2003) Smart Device (C#) {20D4826A-C6FA-45DB-90F4-C717570B9F32}
  • Solution Folder {2150E333-8FDC-42A3-9474-1A3956D46DE8}
  • XNA (XBox) {2DF5C3F4-5A5F-47a9-8E94-23B4456F55E2}
  • Workflow Foundation {32F31D43-81CC-4C15-9DE6-3FC5453562B6}
  • Web Application {349C5851-65DF-11DA-9384-00065B846F21}
  • Test {3AC096D0-A1C2-E12C-1390-A8335801FDAB}
  • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) {3D9AD99F-2412-4246-B90B-4EAA41C64699}
  • Deployment Cab {3EA9E505-35AC-4774-B492-AD1749C4943A}
  • Smart Device (C#) {4D628B5B-2FBC-4AA6-8C16-197242AEB884}
  • Database (other project types) {4F174C21-8C12-11D0-8340-0000F80270F8}
  • SharePoint (C#) {593B0543-81F6-4436-BA1E-4747859CAAE2}
  • ASP.NET MVC 1.0 {603C0E0B-DB56-11DC-BE95-000D561079B0}
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) {60DC8134-EBA5-43B8-BCC9-BB4BC16C2548}
  • Smart Device (VB.NET) {68B1623D-7FB9-47D8-8664-7ECEA3297D4F}
  • MonoTouch {6BC8ED88-2882-458C-8E55-DFD12B67127B}
  • XNA (Windows) {6D335F3A-9D43-41b4-9D22-F6F17C4BE596}
  • Windows Phone 8/8.1 Blank/Hub/Webview App {76F1466A-8B6D-4E39-A767-685A06062A39}
  • Portable Class Library {786C830F-07A1-408B-BD7F-6EE04809D6DB}
  • C++ {8BC9CEB8-8B4A-11D0-8D11-00A0C91BC942}
  • Deployment Setup {978C614F-708E-4E1A-B201-565925725DBA}
  • Silverlight {A1591282-1198-4647-A2B1-27E5FF5F6F3B}
  • Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) {A860303F-1F3F-4691-B57E-529FC101A107}
  • Database {A9ACE9BB-CECE-4E62-9AA4-C7E7C5BD2124}
  • Deployment Smart Device Cab {AB322303-2255-48EF-A496-5904EB18DA55}
  • Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) {BAA0C2D2-18E2-41B9-852F-F413020CAA33}
  • Windows Store Apps (Metro Apps) {BC8A1FFA-BEE3-4634-8014-F334798102B3}
  • C# in Dynamics 2012 AX AOT {BF6F8E12-879D-49E7-ADF0-5503146B24B8}
  • Windows Phone 8/8.1 App (C#)
  •   {C089C8C0-30E0-4E22-80C0-CE093F111A43}
  • Visual Database Tools {C252FEB5-A946-4202-B1D4-9916A0590387}
  • Legacy (2003) Smart Device (VB.NET) {CB4CE8C6-1BDB-4DC7-A4D3-65A1999772F8}
  • XNA (Zune) {D399B71A-8929-442a-A9AC-8BEC78BB2433}
  • Workflow (VB.NET) {D59BE175-2ED0-4C54-BE3D-CDAA9F3214C8}
  • Windows Phone 8/8.1 App (VB.NET)
  •   {DB03555F-0C8B-43BE-9FF9-57896B3C5E56}
  • Web Site {E24C65DC-7377-472B-9ABA-BC803B73C61A}
  • ASP.NET MVC 4.0 {E3E379DF-F4C6-4180-9B81-6769533ABE47}
  • ASP.NET MVC 3.0 {E53F8FEA-EAE0-44A6-8774-FFD645390401}
  • J# {E6FDF86B-F3D1-11D4-8576-0002A516ECE8}
  • SharePoint (VB.NET) {EC05E597-79D4-47f3-ADA0-324C4F7C7484}
  • Xamarin.Android / Mono for Android {EFBA0AD7-5A72-4C68-AF49-83D382785DCF}
  • Distributed System {F135691A-BF7E-435D-8960-F99683D2D49C}
  • VB.NET {F184B08F-C81C-45F6-A57F-5ABD9991F28F}
  • F# {F2A71F9B-5D33-465A-A702-920D77279786}
  • MonoTouch Binding {F5B4F3BC-B597-4E2B-B552-EF5D8A32436F}
  • ASP.NET MVC 2.0 {F85E285D-A4E0-4152-9332-AB1D724D3325}
  • SharePoint Workflow {F8810EC1-6754-47FC-A15F-DFABD2E3FA90}
  • C# {FAE04EC0-301F-11D3-BF4B-00C04F79EFBC}