Overview of Visual Studio 2015 Products

Visual Studio 2015 is a rich, integrated development environment for creating stunning applications for Windows, Android, and iOS, as well as modern web applications and cloud services.

  • Tools and services for projects of any size or complexity
  • C#, Visual Basic, F#, C++, Python, Node.js and HTML/JavaScript
  • Sprint planning
  • Advanced debugging, profiling, automated and manual testing
  • DevOps with automated deployments and continuous monitoring

Visual Studio 2015 product offerings

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Visual Studio Community
 
Visual Studio Professional with MSDN
 
Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN
  • Visual Studio Community 
  • Free, full-featured and extensible tool for developers building non-enterprise applications
 
  • Visual Studio Professional with MSDN 
  • Professional developer tools and services for individual developers or small teams
 
  • Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN
  • Enterprise grade solution with advanced capabilities for teams working on projects of any size or complexity, including advanced testing and DevOps
   

Additional offerings

Visual Studio Community 2015, Visual Studio Professional with MSDN, and Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN are the primary offerings in the Visual Studio 2015 lineup. Additional offerings include 5

Visual Studio Express 20154 editions

Visual Studio Test Professional with MSDN

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015

MSDN Platforms

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  1. Visual Studio Community is free of charge for individual developers, open source projects, academic research, training, education and small professional teams. For more information about the eligibility criteria visit the Visual Studio Community product page.”
  2. Microsoft Store online pricing: $1,199 (new) and $799 (renewal). Additional discounts may also be available through Microsoft Volume Licensing resellers.
  3. Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN purchased through the Microsoft Store online will cost $5,999 (new) and $2,569 (renewal), compared to Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN prices of $13,299 (new) and $4,249 (renewal). Additional discounts may also be available through Microsoft Volume Licensing resellers.
  4. Non-enterprise customers are encouraged to check out Visual Studio Community 2015, which is also free and provides a more comprehensive solution.
  5. Visual Studio Professional 2015 standalone license, for customers interested in a non-subscription, IDE-only option
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