Signing up for a VSTS account

A VSTS account offers free unlimited and private Git repositories which can be connected from your favorite development tools. A VSTS account can be setup using your personal Microsoft Account, which can be created at We can register VSTS accounts using an organization's account configured in Azure Active directory. Although you can create any number of repository within a free account, the number of users associated with a repository has few limitations.

An Azure subscription is not mandatory for creating a VSTS account. However, VSTS only serves as an online code repository with hosted build and release agents. To build a custom build or release agent or for creating an environment ...

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