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  • Note: Visual Studio Express 2017 is only available for Windows Desktop developers, as UWP or Web editions will not be released, and it is the final version of the Visual Studio Express product.
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Overview

This page contains the minimum system requirements for the Visual Studio 2017 family of products. For information on compatibility, see Visual Studio 2017 Platform Targeting and Compatibility. If you need help with improving performance, see Visual Studio performance tips and tricks.

What's New

See what's new in Visual Studio 2017!

  • For Windows, Visual Studio IDE, the Visual Studio 2017 release notes, or What's New in Visual Studio 2017.
  • For Mac, What’s New in Visual Studio for Mac or the Visual Studio 2017 for Mac release notes.
  • Visual Studio Team Services.
  • Visual Studio Code or the VS Code release notes.

Download

Click a button to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2017. For instructions on installing and updating Visual Studio 2017, see the Update Visual Studio 2017 to the most recent release. Also, see instructions on how to install offline.

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This is not the latest version of Visual Studio. To download the latest release, please visit the current release notes for Visual Studio 2019.

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Installation package size will vary depending on your current Visual Studio configuration.

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For older versions of Visual Studio, see the system requirements for Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio 2013, or Visual Studio 2012.

Feedback and Suggestions

We would love to hear from you! For issues, let us know through the Report a Problem option in the upper right-handcorner of either the installer or the Visual Studio IDE itself. The icon is located in the upper right-hand corner.You can track your issues in the Visual Studio Developer Community, where you can ask questions and find answers.You can also make a product suggestion through Developer Community or get free installation help throughour Live Chat support.

Visual Studio 2017 System Requirements

The following products support the minimum system requirements below:

  • Visual Studio Enterprise 2017
  • Visual Studio Professional 2017
  • Visual Studio Community 2017
  • Visual Studio Team Explorer 2017
  • Visual Studio Test Professional 2017
  • Visual Studio Test Agent 2017
  • Visual Studio Test Controller 2017
  • Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Office Integration 2017
  • Visual Studio Feedback Client 2017

Supported Operating Systems

Visual Studio 2017 will install and run on the following operating systems:

  • Windows 10 version 1507 or higher: Home, Professional, Education, and Enterprise (LTSC and S are not supported)
  • Windows Server 2016: Standard and Datacenter
  • Windows 8.1 (with Update 2919355): Core, Professional, and Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (with Update 2919355): Essentials, Standard, Datacenter
  • Windows 7 SP1 (with latest Windows Updates): Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate

Hardware

  • 1.8 GHz or faster processor. Dual-core or better recommended
  • 2 GB of RAM; 4 GB of RAM recommended (2.5 GB minimum if running on a virtual machine)
  • Hard disk space: up to 130 GB of available space, depending on features installed; typical installations require 20-50 GB of free space.
  • Hard disk speed: to improve performance, install Windows and Visual Studio on a solid state drive (SSD).
  • Video card that supports a minimum display resolution of 720p (1280 by 720); Visual Studio will work best at a resolution of WXGA (1366 by 768) or higher.

Supported Languages

Visual Studio is available in English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.

You can select the language of Visual Studio during installation. The Visual Studio Installer is available in the same fourteen languages, and will match the language of Windows, if available.

Note: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Office Integration 2017 is available in the ten languages supported by Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2017.

Additional Requirements

  • Administrator rights are required to install Visual Studio.
  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 or above is required to install Visual Studio. Visual Studio requires .NET Framework 4.7.2 to run, but this will be installed during setup.
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC edition and Windows 10 S are not supported for development. You may use Visual Studio 2017 to build apps that run on Windows 10 LTSC and Windows 10 S.
  • Internet Explorer 11 or Edge is required for internet-related scenarios. Some features might not work unless these, or a later version, are installed.
  • Visual Studio is not supported in virtualized environments such as Microsoft App-V for Windows or third-party app virtualization technologies.
  • Running Visual Studio in a virtual machine environment requires a full Windows operating system. Simultaneous usage of Visual Studio by multiple users is not supported.
  • The Server Core and Minimal Server Interface options are not supported when running Windows Server.
  • Windows containers are not supported, except for Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools.
  • For emulator support, Windows 8.1 Pro or Enterprise (x64) editions are required. A processor that supports Client Hyper-V and Second Level Address Translation (SLAT) is also required.
  • Universal Windows app development, including designing, editing, and debugging, requires Windows 10. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2 may be used to build Universal Windows apps from the command line.
  • Team Foundation Server 2017 Office Integration requires Office 2016, Office 2013, or Office 2010.
  • Xamarin.Android requires a 64-bit edition of Windows and the 64-bit Java Development Kit (JDK).
  • PowerShell 3.0 or higher is required on Windows 7 SP1 to install the Mobile Development with C++, JavaScript, or .NET workloads.
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Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2017

For detailed information on system requirements for various deployment scenarios, and for information onintegration with Microsoft Office and Microsoft SharePoint, seeVisual Studio Team Foundation Server Requirements and Compatibility.

The following products support the minimum requirements below:

  • Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2017
  • Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 2017

Supported Operating Systems

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2017 will install and run on the 64-bit versions of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 10 version 1507 or higher: Home, Professional, and Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2016: Standard and Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (with Update 2919355): Essentials, Standard, Datacenter
  • Windows 8.1 (with Update 2919355): Core, Professional, and Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2012: Essentials, Standard, Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1: Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter
  • Windows 7 SP1 (with latest Windows Updates): Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate

Hardware

For hardware recommendations on single-server and multi-server deployments, see Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Requirements and Compatibility.

Supported Languages

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server is available in the following languages:

  • English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish

Additional Requirements

  • Administrator rights are required to install Visual Studio Team Foundation Server.
  • .NET Framework 4.6.1, which will be installed during setup
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • Team Foundation Server Web Client requires Microsoft Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari
  • Team Foundation Server Office Integration requires Office 2016, Office 2013, or Office 2010
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 for Mac

To download Visual Studio for Mac, see visualstudio.com/vs/visual-studio-mac.

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For more information, see Visual Studio 2017 for Mac release notes, Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Product Family System Requirements, and Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Platform Targeting and Compatibility.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code

To download Microsoft Visual Studio Code, see code.visualstudio.com.

Tip

For more information, see Requirements for Visual Studio Code,the release notes, and Visual Studio Code FAQ.

Remote Tools, Performance Tools, and IntelliTrace Standalone Collector for Visual Studio 2017

The Remote Tools, Performance Tools, and IntelliTrace Standalone Collector support the same system requirements as Visual Studio with the following changes:

  • Also installs on Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Requires a 1.6 GHz or faster processor
  • Requires 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
  • Requires 1 GB of available hard disk space
  • Requires 1024 by 768 or higher display resolution
  • For the best experience, use the most recent update of these diagnostic tools for your version of Visual Studio
Visual Studio 2017 Express

Microsoft Visual Studio Build Tools 2017

The Build Tools support the same system requirements as Visual Studio with the following changes:

  • Also installs on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and on the Server Core option for Windows Server 2016.
  • Also installs into a Windows container.
  • Requires 2.3 GB to 60 GB of available hard disk space, depending on installed features.

Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017

To download the Visual C++ Redistributable, see visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads.

The Visual C++ Redistributable supports the same system requirements as Visual Studio with the following changes:

  • Also installs on Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2, and Windows XP SP3
  • Requires 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
  • Requires 50 MB of available hard disk space
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235,696 downloadsUpdated: February 13, 2019Freeware

A complete development environment for all programmers, allowing them to build desktop programs, hardware drivers and Metro apps

What's new in Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2017 (15.9.7):

  • These are the customer-reported issues addressed in 15.9.7:
  • Crashes when expanding variables!.
  • /DEBUG:FASTLINK + C7 + PCH crashes debugger.
  • Native C++ application crashes because of stack corruption with VS 2017 15.9.2.
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Note:Visual Studio Express 2017 is only available for Windows Desktop developers, as UWP or Web editions will not be released, and it is the final version of the Visual Studio Express product line. If you are looking for an updated alternative that is still in development, you may wish to tryVisual Studio Community.

Visual Studio Express Edition is one of the most popular platforms designed for passionate programmers. It can be used to develop desktop apps, Metro style programs and hardware drivers.

The GUI looks very familiar for users with plenty of experience in the programming department, but rookies are likely to experience headaches when opening this application.

Fortunately, there is a very helpful online community that's ready to come to your aid with tips and tricks, but you still must have some basic skills in a programming language.

Visual Studio Express Edition comes with features like multi-monitor support (so you can drag and drop documents from one monitor to another), zoom (in editors or diagrams), navigation (through files, code, variables and methods; more efficient than the common search function), as well as Intellisense (Visual Studio's intuitive feature that simplifies your coding experience).

In addition, you can find C++ and MFC features, multi-targeting support, F# integration, as well as easily create Windows Presentation Framework (WPF) applications without having to code in XAML.

So, you can create individual web applications (that can be deployed by using the One Click Publish feature), and design amazing Silverlight applications for a website.

While Visual Studio Express Edition is running, CPU and memory resources are heavily used, so don't expect your computer to work in normal parameters. It's a complex program, after all.

The bottom line is that if you are a serious user who proudly calls himself a programmer, then Visual Studio Express Edition should be at your fingertips. It's a must-have tool.

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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
  • 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
  • 10 GB of available hard disk space
  • 5400 RPM hard drive
  • On Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, KB2883200 (available through Windows Update) is required

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