Visual Studio Purchasing Options

Visual Studio Professional

Visual Studio Professional

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Standalone License Standard Subscription Cloud Subscriptions
Visual Studio Professional 2015 Visual Studio Professional with MSDN Annual Monthly
Purchasing Channels Microsoft Volume Licensing Programs (resellers) and Microsoft Store Microsoft Volume Licensing Programs (resellers) and Microsoft Store Visual Studio Marketplace (requires an Azure subscription for billing)
Subscription Term N/A 12 months (Microsoft Store)
24 months (Open License program)
36 months (other Volume Licensing programs)
12 months 1 month
Licensing Terms Perpetual 1 Perpetual 1 Non-perpetual
Team Collaboration None, though creating a Visual Studio Team Services account is free for 5 users Access to any Visual Studio Team Services account, plus a TFS user CAL Access to any Visual Studio Team Services account, plus a TFS user CAL
Subscriber Benefits None Full Benefits Full Benefits None
Pricing

Microsoft Store:

$499

Buy now

If you purchase through a local reseller in the Microsoft Open License program, please request the following part numbers:*

Buy License: CSE-01235

Microsoft Store:

$1,199

Buy now

$799

Renew

If you purchase through a local reseller in the Microsoft Open License program, please request the following part numbers:*

Buy new: 77D-00092
Renew: 77D-00095



$539/yr

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$45/mo

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  • Standalone License
  • Standard Subscription
  • Cloud Subscriptions

Visual Studio Professional 2015

Purchasing Channels Microsoft Volume Licensing Programs (resellers) and Microsoft Store
Subscription Term N/A
Licensing Terms Perpetual 1
Team Collaboration None, though creating a Visual Studio Team Services account is free for 5 users
Subscriber Benefits None
Pricing

Microsoft Store:

$499

Buy now

If you purchase through a local reseller in the Microsoft Open License program, please request the following part numbers:*

Buy License: CSE-01235

Visual Studio Professional with MSDN

Purchasing Channels Microsoft Volume Licensing Programs (resellers) and Microsoft Store
Subscription Term 12 months (Microsoft Store)
24 months (Open License program)
36 months (other Volume Licensing programs)
Licensing Terms Perpetual 1
Team Collaboration Access to any Visual Studio Team Services account, plus a TFS user CAL
Subscriber Benefits Full Benefits
Pricing

Microsoft Store:

$1,199

Buy now

$799

Renew

If you purchase through a local reseller in the Microsoft Open License program, please request the following part numbers:*

Buy new: 77D-00092
Renew: 77D-00095

Annual

Monthly

Purchasing Channels Visual Studio Marketplace (requires an Azure subscription for billing)
Subscription Term 12 months 1 month
Licensing Terms Non-perpetual
Team Collaboration Access to any Visual Studio Team Services account, plus a TFS user CAL
Subscriber Benefits Full Benefits None
Pricing

$539/yr

Buy now

$45/mo

Buy now
Standalone license
+
Visual Studio Professional 2015

Microsoft Store:

$499

Buy now

If you purchase through a local reseller in the Microsoft Open License program, please request the following part numbers:*

Buy License: CSE-01235

Standard subscription
+
Visual Studio Professional with MSDN

Microsoft Store:

$1,199

Buy now

$799

Renew

If you purchase through a local reseller in the Microsoft Open License program, please request the following part numbers:*

Buy new: 77D-00092
Renew: 77D-00095

Cloud subscription
+
Cloud subscriptions

$539/yr

Buy now

$45/mo

Buy now

*Buy from a local reseller: Visual Studio subscriptions sold in Open License last 2 years. (Minimum purchase: 1 subscription or 5 Visual Studio Professional 2015 licenses.)

1Perpetual license terms: while all non-software benefits expire, you can continue using the software after subscription expiration (except for purchases in Enterprise Subscription Agreement, Open Value Subscription, and Campus Agreement programs)

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