Distributable Code for Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Includes Utilities, Extensibility, and BuildServer Files)

Last Update: 3/31/2017

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Note: In the lists below,

  • [arch] represents the processor architecture identifier, for instance "x86", "x64", or "arm".
  • [locale] represents a specific language, locale, or culture identifier, for instance "ENU", "en-us", or "1033".
  • [version] represents a folder name that uses a version number.
  • [VisualStudioFolder] represents the install location for Visual Studio 2017.

Distributable Code Files for Visual Studio 2017

The following section is the "REDIST list" that is referenced in the "Distributable Code" section of the Microsoft Software License Terms for Visual Studio Enterprise 2017, Visual Studio Professional 2017, Visual Studio Community 2017 ("the software"). If you have a validly licensed copy of such software, you may copy and distribute with your program the unmodified form of the files listed below, subject to the License Terms for the software.

ASP.NET Libraries

The following software components are licensed and supported separately under the Microsoft .NET Library terms located at http://www.microsoft.com/web/webpi/eula/aspnetcomponent_rtw_enu.htm. If you do not agree to the license terms for these software components, you may not use them.

  • MVC
  • Web API
  • Web Pages with Razor
  • Entity Framework
  • SignalR
  • Katana
  • Microsoft XML Document Transformation

Microsoft Azure

Source

  • MobileServices.js
  • MobileServices.min.js

Object Code

  • Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Mobile.dll
  • Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Mobile.resources.dll
  • Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Mobile.UI.dll
  • Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Ext.dll

Blend and XAML Designers for Visual Studio

Blend Project and Item Templates for Visual Studio

Redistributable files for Blend Project and Item Templates for Visual Studio are installed in the following locations:

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\ProjectTemplates
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\ItemTemplates
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\DesignTools\AppThemes
  • [Program Files (x86)]\MSBuild\Microsoft\Expression\Blend.NETFramework

Blend for Visual Studio

Redistributable files for Blend for Visual Studio are installed in the following locations:

  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Expression\Blend.NETFramework\v4.0
  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Expression\Blend.NETFramework\v4.5

Sample Data Resources

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\DesignTools\SampleData

.NET Framework 4.6.2

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program:

Offline Installer

  • dotNetFx-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe (.NET Framework 4.6.2 as present in Visual Studio)
  • NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe (.NET Framework 4.6.2 as present on other channels, such as the Microsoft Download Center)

Note: Both files are identical but may use different names for different distribution channels.

Language Packs

  • dotNetFx-x86-x64-AllOS-[locale].exe
  • NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-[locale].exe

Notes:

  • Both files are identical but may use different names for different distribution channels.
  • [locale] represents the specific three-letter language identifier. For instance, NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-DEU.exe
    • Language Packs are available for the following (listed here with their associated identifier code): Arabic (ARA), Chinese-Taiwan (CHT), Czech (CSY), Danish (DAN), German (DEU), Greek (ELL), Finnish (FIN), French (FRA), Hebrew (HEB), Hungarian (HUN), Italian (ITA), Japanese (JPN), Korean (KOR), Dutch-Netherlands (NLD), Norwegian (NOR), Polish (PLK), Portuguese-Brazil (PTB), Russian (RUS), Swedish (SVE), Turkish (TRK), Chinese (CHS), Portuguese-Portugal (PTG), Spanish (ESN)

F# Runtime

  • Fsharp.Core.dll

ADO.NET

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program:

  • System.Data.dll
  • System.Data.DatasetExtensions.dll
  • System.Data.OracleClient.dll
  • Adonetdiag.dll

DIA SDK

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program:

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\DIA SDK\bin\msdia140.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\DIA SDK\bin\amd64\msdia140.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\DIA SDK\bin\arm\msdia140.dll

Visual C++ Runtime Files

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, as a part of the installation package of your program:

  • [Program Files (x86)]\Common Files\Merge Modules\
    • Microsoft_VC140_CRT_[arch].msm
    • Microsoft_VC140_CXXAMP_[arch].msm
    • Microsoft_VC140_MFC_[arch].msm
    • Microsoft_VC140_MFCLOC_[arch].msm
    • Microsoft_VC140_OpenMP_[arch].msm

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute with your program any of the files within the following folder and its subfolders except as noted below. You may not modify these files.

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VC\redist
  • You may not distribute the contents of the following folders:
    • [VisualStudioFolder]VC\Redist\MSVC\[version]\debug_nonredist
    • [VisualStudioFolder]VC\Redist\MSVC\[version]\debug_nonredist
    • [VisualStudioFolder]\VC\Redist\MSVC\[version]\onecore\debug_nonredist

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files with your program in your program’s application local folder or by deploying them into the Global Assembly Cache (GAC):

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VC\Tools\MSVC\[version]\atlmfc\lib\[arch]\mfcmifc80.dll

Universal Windows Apps and Windows Store Apps

Side-loading of Universal Windows Apps

The AppX files contained in the following locations may be distributed unmodified with your Universal Windows apps that you intend to side-load:

  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.VCLibs\14.0\Appx\Retail\[arch]\Microsoft.VCLibs.[arch].14.00.appx
  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.VCLibs.120\14.0\Appx\Retail\[arch]\Microsoft.VCLibs.[arch].12.00.Universal.appx
  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.NET.Native.Framework.1.3\1.3\[arch]\ret\Native\Microsoft.NET.Native.Framework.1.3.appx
  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.NET.Native.Runtime.1.4\1.4\AppX\[arch]\Microsoft.NET.Native.Runtime.1.4.appx
  • For additional versions of .NET Native, see https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.Net.Native.Compiler/.

The files contained in the following locations may be distributed unmodified with your Universal Windows apps that you intend to side-load:

  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\CppUnitTestFramework.Universal\15.0\Redist\CommonConfiguration
  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\MSTestFramework.Universal\15.0\Redist\CommonConfiguration
  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\TestPlatform.Universal\15.0\Redist\CommonConfiguration

SQL Server Database Tooling files

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the .dll files and .exe files, unmodified, in this folder with your program:

  • [VisualStudioFolder]Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\SQLDB\DAC\120
  • [VisualStudioFolder]Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\SQLDB\DAC\130

SQL Server Redistributable Components

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program:

  • SqlCmdLnUtils.msi
  • sqlncli.msi
  • SSCERuntime_x64-enu.exe
  • SSCERuntime_x86-enu.exe
  • sqllocaldb.msi
  • SharedManagementObjects.msi
  • SqlDom.msi
  • SQLSysClrTypes.msi
  • TSqlLanguageService.msi

Microsoft WCF Data Services files

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program:

  • Microsoft.Data.Services.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Services.Client.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.OData.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Edm.dll
  • System.Spatial.dll

Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program:

  • Microsoft.Office.Tools.Common.v4.0.Utilities.dll

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files with your program:

  • setup.exe (bootstrapper used to install Office Add-ins)

Distributable Code Files for the Concurrency Visualizer Software Development Kit

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program:

  • Microsoft.ConcurrencyVisualizer.Markers.dll (for .NET 3.5)
  • Microsoft.ConcurrencyVisualizer.Markers.dll (for .NET 4.0)
  • cvmarkers.h
  • cvmarkersobj.h

Distributable Code Files for Visual Studio extension development

This is the "REDIST list" that is referenced in the "Distributable Code" section of the Microsoft Software License Terms for Visual Studio 2017 ("the software"). If you have a validly licensed copy of the software, you may copy and distribute the unmodified object code form of the files listed below, subject to the License Terms for the software.

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VSSDK\VisualStudioIntegration\Redistributables\VS150_piaredist.exe
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VSSDK\VisualStudioIntegration\Redistributables\VSSDKTestHost.exe

List of Utilities for Visual Studio 2017

This is the “Utilities List” that is referenced in the “Utilities” section of Microsoft Software License Terms for certain editions of Visual Studio 2017 (the “software”). Depending on the specific edition of the software, the software you received may not include all of the files on this list. To determine your rights with respect to the following files, please refer to the Visual Studio License Terms that came with your edition of the software. You may not modify these files.

IntelliTrace Standalone Collector for Visual Studio 2017

Visual C++ Utilities

The "Utilities List" includes the following files within in the subfolders of the directories specified:

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VC\Auxiliary\VS\redist\GraphicsDbgRedist\
    • VsGraphicsHelper.dll
    • VsGraphicsResources.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VC\Redist\MSVC\[version]\debug_nonredist\
    • concrt140d.dll
    • mfc140ud.dll
    • mfcm140ud.dll
    • msvcp140d.dll
    • vcamp140d.dll
    • vccorlib140d.dll
    • vcomp140d.dll
    • vcruntime140d.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VC\Tools\MSVC\[version]\bin\
    • pgort140.dll
    • pgort140ui.dll
    • pgosweep.exe

List of Build Server Files for Visual Studio 2017

This is the "Build Server List" that is referenced in the "Build Server" section of the Microsoft Software License Terms for certain editions of Visual Studio 2017 (the "software"). To determine your rights with respect to the following files, please refer to the License Terms that came with your edition of the software.

SharePoint Tooling for Visual Studio

[VisualStudioFolder]\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v15.0\SharePointTools\

  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.targets
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Tasks.dll

[VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\

  • PrivateAssemblies\Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Designers.Models.dll
  • PrivateAssemblies\Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Designers.Models.Features.dll
  • PrivateAssemblies\Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Designers.Models.Packages.dll
  • PublicAssemblies\Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.dll

Visual C++ Build Server files

Any of the files within the following folders and their subfolders.

  • Program Files\Common Files\Merge Modules
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\VC\
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\VC\VCTargets
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\Tools\vsdevcmd
  • [Program Files (x86)]\Microsoft Visual Studio\Shared\14.0\VC
  • [Program Files (x86)]\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\V140\

Individual Files

  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\msobj120.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\msobj140.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\msvcdis120.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\IDE\msvcdis140.dll
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\Tools\makehm.exe
  • [VisualStudioFolder]\Common7\Tools\VsDevCmd.bat

Distributable Code Files for Application Insights for Visual Studio 2017

Subject to the License Terms for the software, you may copy and distribute the following files, unmodified, with your program built with Visual Studio 2017:

  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.2.0.0.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.Agent.Intercept.1.2.1.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.AspNet.1.0.0-rc1-update4.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.AspNetCore.1.0.0-rc2-final.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.DependencyCollector.2.0.0.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.JavaScript.0.22.9-build00167.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.PerfCounterCollector.2.0.0.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.Web.2.0.0.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.WindowsServer.2.0.0.nupkg
  • Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.WindowsServer.TelemetryChannel.2.0.0.nupkg
  • Microsoft.Bcl.Async.1.0.168.nupkg
  • Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.EventSource.Redist.1.1.24.nupkg

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