Visual Studio: IDE and Code Editor for Software Developers and Teams2023-01-26T14:45:08-08:00

It’s how you make software

What do you want to [code, build, debug, deploy, collaborate on, analyze, learn] today?

Visual Studio can do that.

Meet the Visual Studio family

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Visual Studio

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The most comprehensive IDE for .NET and C++ developers on Windows. Fully packed with a sweet array of tools and features to elevate and enhance every stage of software development.

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Visual Studio for Mac

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A comprehensive IDE for .NET developers that’s native to macOS. Includes top-notch support for web, cloud, mobile, and game development.

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Visual Studio Code

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A standalone source code editor that runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux. The top pick for JavaScript and web developers, with extensions to support just about any programming language.

Visual Studio 2022

The Visual Studio IDE is a creative launching pad that you can use to edit, debug, and build code, and then publish an app. Over and above the standard editor and debugger that most IDEs provide, Visual Studio includes compilers, code completion tools, graphical designers, and many more features to enhance the software development process.

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Code faster
Work smarter

Visual Studio is the fastest IDE for productivity. Target any platform, any device. Build any type of application. Work together in real time. Diagnose and stop problems before they happen. It makes the stuff you do every day more fluid and responsive.

Visual Studio for Mac

Visual Studio for Mac is a .NET integrated development environment on the Mac that can be used to edit, debug, and build code and then publish an app. In addition to a code editor and debugger, Visual Studio for Mac includes compilers, code completion tools, graphical designers, and source control features to ease the software development process.

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A .NET IDE hand tailored for the Mac

Visual Studio 2022 for Mac fully embraces the macOS experience with native controls throughout the IDE, a new dark mode, and native macOS accessibility tooling.

Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages and runtimes (such as C++, C#, Java, Python, PHP, Go, .NET).

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Code editing. Redefined

Debug code right from the editor. Launch or attach to your running apps and debug with break points, call stacks, and an interactive console.

Announcing Microsoft Dev Box

Microsoft Dev Box provides developers with self-service access to high-performance, cloud based workstations preconfigured for your projects.

Visual Studio 25th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating Visual Studio’s 25th anniversary. Watch the video, grab some swag!

Missed .NET Conf 2022?

Catch up on the whole event with all the great technical sessions and learn about the newest developments across the .NET platform, open source, and dev tools. Then download .NET 7!

Announcing Microsoft Dev Box

Microsoft Dev Box provides developers with self-service access to high-performance, cloud based workstations preconfigured for your projects.

Visual Studio 25th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating Visual Studio’s 25th anniversary. Watch the video, grab some swag!

Missed .NET Conf 2022?

Catch up on the whole event with all the great technical sessions and learn about the newest developments across the .NET platform, open source, and dev tools. Then download .NET 7!

Take it further with extensions

Extensions are add-ons that customize and enhance Visual Studio, including extra settings, features, or uses for existing tools. With thousands of extensions on the marketplace, you’ve got options galore to increase your productivity and cater to your workflow.

GitHub Extension
GitHub Extension
Github
2.4M installs

A Visual Studio Extension that brings the GitHub Flow into Visual Studio.

Productivity Power Tools 2017/2019
Productivity Power Tools 2017/2019
Power Tools
74K installs

Installs the individual extensions of Productivity Power Tools 2022.

Visual Studio Theme Pack
Visual Studio Theme Pack
Visual Studio Theme Pack
81K installs

Collection of popular themes, now available for Visual Studio.

Visual Assist
Visual Assist
Visual Assist
1.3M installs

Improves navigation, refactoring, code generation, and coding assistance along with specific tooling for UE4.

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Visual Studio Subscriptions

Get more from Visual Studio with a subscription! Get access to platforms like Azure, training, and more for your team.

  • Latest and past versions of Visual Studio
  • Discounts on Azure services when used for dev/test purposes
  • DevOps services to support your development workflow
  • Monthly Azure credits to learn, experiment, and prototype
  • Access Microsoft’s entire catalog of software for dev/test use
  • Training resources like Pluralsight and LinkedIn Learning
  • Technical support incidents for your dev/test issues

A product family that’s earned your trust

Millions of developers from teams and organizations of all sizes rely on Visual Studio products to make their software.

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