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Visual Studio 2015

Visual Studio Community 2015 with Update 3 – Free

Visual Studio Community 2015 with Update 3 is a free, fully featured, and extensible IDE for individual developers, open source projects, academic research, education, and small professional teams. Create applications for Windows, Android, and iOS as well as web applications and cloud services. Build apps for any platform. Use designers, editors, debuggers, and profilers in a single tool. Access thousands of extensions and more.

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Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 with Update 3

Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 with Update 3 is an integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs. Take advantage of comprehensive tools and services for designing, building, and managing complex, enterprise applications and solutions.

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Visual Studio Professional 2015 with Update 3

Visual Studio Professional 2015 with Update 3 provides professional developer tools and services to individual developers and small teams. Create applications for multiple devices, PCs, and the web — all powered by the cloud and built on top of your existing applications and skills. Use cross-platform technologies to create applications for Windows, Android, and iOS from a single development solution and more.

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Visual Studio 2015 Language Pack

The Visual Studio 2015 Language Pack enables the display of the UI in different languages. After you install the Language Pack, you can switch among the languages. Visual Studio Enterprise 2015, Visual Studio Professional 2015, or Visual Studio Community 2015 must be installed before you can install the Language Pack.

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Visual Studio Test Professional 2015

Visual Studio Test Professional 2015 is ideal for testers, business analysts, product managers, and other stakeholders who need team collaboration tools but not a full development IDE. These team members can use integrated testing and product management tools that keep stakeholders involved resulting in higher quality across the development process. Visual Studio Test Professional 2015 supports lightweight requirements definition and continuous customer feedback, and also provides traceability across these processes.

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Visual Studio Test Professional 2015 Language Pack

Visual Studio Test Professional 2015 Language Pack enables the display of some of the UI in different languages. After you install the Language Pack, you can switch among the languages. Visual Studio Test Professional 2015 must be installed before you can install the Language Pack.

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Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

Visual Studio 2015 updates provide continuous value to customers, adding new capabilities year-round to features in the main product release. These releases are aligned with core software development trends, ensuring developers and development teams always have access to the best solution for building modern applications.

Update 3 is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2015. Update 3 is intended to be installed on a computer that has a prior version of Visual Studio 2015 on it.

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Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows Desktop

Visual Studio Express for Windows Desktop lets you take full advantage of Windows with XAML designers, a productive IDE, and a variety of programming languages including C#, Visual Basic, and C++. Choose between Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Forms, and Win32, to target the Windows desktop with the right technology for your application and your skills.

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Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows 10

You can use Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows 10 to create innovative and compelling Windows universal apps. The tools include a full-featured code editor, a powerful debugger, a focused profiler, and rich language support for HTML5/JavaScript, C++, C#, or Visual Basic so you can use the language you are most comfortable with. Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows also enables you to download a device emulator that you can use to test your apps on multiple kinds of devices without the physical hardware.

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Visual Studio Express 2015 for Web

Visual Studio Express for Web has the tools to create standards-based, responsive websites, Web APIs, or real-time online experiences using your choice of languages and frameworks. Take advantage of the full-featured markup and code editors, design-time tooling, rich language support, and other tools. Publish your web application directly to Microsoft Azure or on-premises servers from the IDE. Create web services consumed by connected devices. This release includes ASP.NET 5, the new cross platform web framework for building modern cloud applications. For more information, see Open web tooling – Web development in Visual Studio.

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Tools for Visual Studio 2015

Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Agents for Visual Studio 2015.

Use Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 for distributing automated tests across multiple remote machines for continuous testing in Team Build or Release Management pipelines. The agent package can be downloaded, installed, and configured using the ‘Visual Studio Test Agent Deployment’ task from the task catalog. Couple this with the ‘Run Functional Tests’ task for running tests and collecting diagnostic data such as code coverage.

Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 cannot be used for running load tests, running functional tests in the XAML build workflows, running automated tests using Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) or for managing lab environments using Visual Studio Lab Management. For these scenarios, please use Agents for Visual Studio 2013 Update 5.

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Azure .NET SDK for Visual Studio 2015

Install the Azure SDK for an additional set of templates and tools that help you access even more cloud resources and services to improve your Azure development experience. Use these tools to deploy infinitely-scalable applications and APIs, configure diagnostics, create and manage app service resources, and more.

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Visual Studio 2015 Integrated and Isolated Shell

The Visual Studio isolated shell allows you to create stand-alone applications that can run side-by-side with other versions of Visual Studio. In the isolated mode, you choose a subset of Visual Studio features that you wish to distribute along with your own extension. Learn more about the Isolated Shell on MSDN.

The Visual Studio integrated shell includes the integrated development environment (IDE), debugger, and source control integration. In integrated mode, many Visual Studio features are available in addition to your application. Learn more about the Integrated Shell on MSDN.

Note: Before you can access the isolated and integrated shell redistributable packages, you will be asked to fill out a brief customer survey. After filling out the survey, you’ll be directed to a Visual Studio Connect page with redistributable package download links.

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Modeling SDK for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

The Modeling SDK for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 contains Domain Specific Languages (DSL Tools) and the Architecture Tools SDK for Visual Studio 2015. This SDK provides tools and templates for building Domain Specific Language designers and extending UML. You can build your own graphical or form-based designers for Visual Studio 2015 and extend existing tools.

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Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2015.

Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 enables remote debugging, remote testing, and unit testing on computers that do not have Visual Studio installed. These tools also enable installation of a developer license as well as deployment and performance profiling of Windows apps on computers running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, or Windows 8.

Note: For the best experience, use the most recent update of the Remote Tools for your version of Visual Studio. To download the Remote Tools for previous Visual Studio releases, see My.VisualStudio.com.

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Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2015 ARM

The most recent version of the ARM architecture is Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2015. The Remote Tools for ARM can be used with all versions of Visual Studio 2015.

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Visual Studio 2017 RC

Visual Studio Community 2017 RC

Visual Studio Community 2017 RC is a free, fully featured, and extensible IDE for individual developers, open source projects, education and academic research. You can create applications for Android, iOS, Windows and the web. Integrated Azure tools make it easy to create cloud-first applications directly out-of-the-box. With a tailored installer and new capabilities to improve your efficiency across the common tasks, Visual Studio 2017 brings your productivity to the next level.

Please note: This is an Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio 2017 and is a web installer that supports the following languages: Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Taiwan, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese-Brazil, Spanish, Russian, Turkish.

See instructions for creating an offline installation of Visual Studio 2017.

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Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 RC

Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 RC offers a new installation experience. The minimum installation is under 500MB, it installs and updates within minutes, and it uninstalls cleanly. You get basic code editing support for more than 20 languages along with debugging and source code control capabilities. You can also optionally add support for 17 different development workloads and related features.

Please note: This is an Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio 2017 and is a web installer that supports the following languages: Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Taiwan, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese-Brazil, Spanish, Russian, Turkish.

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Visual Studio Professional 2017 RC

Visual Studio Professional 2017 RC offers productive developer tools and powerful services for individual developers and small teams. Design, build, debug, and deploy applications for Android, iOS, Windows, and the web – powered by the cloud and built on top of your existing applications and skills. Tools and services for better collaboration help you deliver software faster.

Please note: This is an Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio 2017 and is a web installer that supports the following languages: Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Taiwan, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese-Brazil, Spanish, Russian, Turkish.

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Visual Studio Test Professional 2017 RC

Visual Studio Test Professional 2017 RC is ideal for testers, business analysts, product managers, and other stakeholders who need team collaboration tools but not a full development IDE. These team members can use integrated testing and product management tools that keep stakeholders involved resulting in higher quality across the development process. Visual Studio Test Professional 2017 RC supports lightweight requirements definition and continuous customer feedback, and also provides traceability across these processes.

Please note: This is an Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio 2017 and is a web installer that supports the following languages: Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Taiwan, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese-Brazil, Spanish, Russian, Turkish.

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Tools for Visual Studio 2017 RC

Agents for Visual Studio 2017 Preview

Agents for Visual Studio 2017 Preview contains test agent and test controller that can be used for load testing, running functional tests in the XAML build workflows, running automated tests using Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) or for managing lab environments using Visual Studio Lab Management.

The test agent in this package cannot be used for running automated tests via the ‘Run Functional Tests’ task in the Team Build or Release Management task catalog. Support for this scenario will be released along with Visual Studio 2017 RTM. However, for this scenario, you can continue to use Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3.

For more details, please refer this page.

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Feedback Client for Visual Studio 2017 RC

By working with your stakeholders to install the Feedback Client for Visual Studio 2017 RC on their computers, you can collect feedback about your software projects. You can request feedback from stakeholders, or they can provide rich feedback—for example, screenshots, audio, video, and attachments—that’s tightly integrated into Visual Studio Team Foundation Server and Team Services.

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IntelliTrace Standalone Collector for Visual Studio 2017 RC

The IntelliTrace stand-alone collector lets you collect IntelliTrace diagnostic data for your apps on production servers or other environments without installing Visual Studio on the target machine and without redeploying or reinstalling your application. The data can also be loaded into Visual Studio Enterprise. The IntelliTrace stand-alone collector works on web, SharePoint, WPF, and Windows Forms apps. When you’re done collecting data, just delete the collector to uninstall it.

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Performance Tools for Visual Studio 2017 RC

The Performance Tools for Visual Studio 2017 RC are standalone command line tools that enable performance profiling without Visual Studio installed. It supports diagnostics in situations when using the Visual Studio IDE is not appropriate, such as production web server. For more information, see Using the Profiling Tools From the Command-Line.

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Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2017 RC

Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2017 RC enables app deployment, remote debugging, remote testing, performance profiling, and unit testing on computers that do not have Visual Studio installed.

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Team Foundation Server 2017

Team Foundation Server 2017

Team Foundation Server 2017 provides a set of collaboration tools that work with your existing IDE or editor, so your team can work effectively on software projects of all shapes and sizes. Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), continuous integration, and DevOps tools help your team accomplish more, faster. Automate the software delivery process to seamlessly track work and project artifacts, including requirements, tasks, bugs, source code, and build and test results.

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Team Foundation Server Express 2017

Team Foundation Server Express 2017 is a free, source code-control project management and team collaboration platform for individual developers and small teams of five or less. Install Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 2017 on your desktop or laptop, no dedicated server needed.

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Team Foundation Server Office® Integration 2017 RC

Team Foundation Server Integration® 2017 RC makes available a standalone Office Integration Installer that provides integration with Team Foundation Server and Team Services, including Excel® integration, client integration with Project, and the PowerPoint®-based storyboarding tool.

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Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code

A powerful code editor optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications. Visual Studio Code is free and available on your favorite platform – Linux, macOS, and Windows.

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Other Tools and Frameworks

.NET Framework

The .NET Framework helps you create mobile, desktop, and web applications that run on Windows PCs, devices and servers. The .NET Framework is included in Visual Studio, and you can also download it from the .NET Framework site.

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Microsoft Build Tools 2015 Update 3

If you don’t already have Visual Studio installed on your computer, Microsoft Build Tools 2015 provides the essential tools for building managed applications. These tools previously were included in the .NET Framework, but they are now available as this separate download. The Visual Basic and C# compilers are also included in this download.

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Microsoft Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 Update 3

Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 provides the essential tools for building C++ applications and libraries targeting Windows desktop. If you want to build your C++ projects targeting Windows desktop without having Visual Studio installed on your computer, Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 provides the requisite C++ compilers, libraries (including ATL and MFC), build scripts, and Windows SDKs.

PLEASE NOTE: The Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 ships with the same C++ compilers and libraries packaged with the Visual Studio 2015 Update 3.

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Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3

This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable.

Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable installs run-time components of Visual C++ libraries. These components are required to run C++ applications that are developed using Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 and link dynamically to Visual C++ libraries. The packages can be used to run such applications on a computer even if it does not have Visual Studio 2015 installed. These packages also install run-time components of C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, MFC, C++ AMP, and OpenMP libraries. Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable includes bug fixes to the runtime DLLs and also the latest versions for KB 2999226. Please note, the pre-requisites for KB 2999226 also apply to these packages on Windows Vista through Windows 8.1.

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Team Foundation Server Office® Integration 2015 Update 3.1

Team Foundation Server Office Integration 2015 Update 3.1 makes available a standalone Office Integration Installer that provides Excel® integration, client integration with Project, and the PowerPoint®-based storyboarding tool.

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Build Tools for Visual Studio 2017 RC

The Visual Studio Build Tools allows you to build native and managed MSBuild-based applications without requiring the Visual Studio IDE. There are options to install the Visual C++ compilers and libraries, MFC, ATL, and C++/CLI support.

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Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017 RC

Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017 RC installs run-time components of Visual C++ libraries. These components are required to run C++ applications that are developed using Visual Studio 2017 RC and link dynamically to Visual C++ libraries. The packages can be used to run such applications on a computer even if it does not have Visual Studio 2017 RC installed. These packages also install run-time components of C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, MFC, C++ AMP, and OpenMP libraries.

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