[OSX] Opening a second instance of Visual Studio on the mac

Would you like to work in two Visual Studios at the same time on your mac? Visual Studio for mac only opens one instance by default. Read on to learn how to open two instances of VS for mac.

When I work with Unity and visual studio, I usually have these apps running:

Opening a solution on Windows will start a new instance of Visual Studio. On the mac the current solution will be closed and replaced by the opened solution.

To prevent this from happening, you need to open a second instance manually like this:

open -n -a "Visual Studio"
Written by Loek van den Ouweland on May 29, 2018. Questions regarding this artice? You can send them to the address below.
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