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Visual Studio Subscriptions

(Formerly MSDN Subscriptions)

Tools, Azure, software & downloads, services, training and support

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Create, deploy, and manage applications on your platforms and devices

The most comprehensive set of resources for you to create, deploy, and manage great applications on your preferred platforms and devices, including Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, Windows, web, and the cloud.

Choose the subscription that works for you

Visual Studio subscriptions come with different sets of benefits depending on the subscription type and level, ranging from Visual Studio, Azure, software for development and testing, support, training, and more.


Get access to the latest versions of Visual Studio: full featured IDE for Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, web and cloud app development, and other cross-platform tooling, on PC or Mac. Simulate and test the behavior of unavailable evolving applications and systems

  • Visual Studio Professional or Visual Studio Enterprise
  • Visual Studio Professional for Mac or Visual Studio Enterprise for Mac
  • Team Foundation Server and TFS CAL
  • Parasoft Virtualize/SOAtest Professional Desktop


Access to Azure services with no additional charge, plus discounted development and test rates, and exclusive access to a subscriber only image gallery with preconfigured virtual machines. Plan smarter, collaborate better, and ship faster with a set of modern dev services. Share code, track work, and ship software – for any language, all in a single package.

Software & downloads

Access core Microsoft software with simple per-user licensing, which enables you to install and use software as much as you need for your development projects.

  • Windows and Windows Server
  • SQL, SharePoint3 and Exchange3
  • Office Professional Plus2
  • Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise2
  1. Included in Visual Studio Professional Subscription, Visual Studio Enterprise Subscription
  2. Included only in Visual Studio Enterprise Subscription
  3. Included in Visual Studio Enterprise Subscription, MSDN Platforms


Increase productivity by utilizing services to build, deploy, and manage complex applications.

  • Microsoft 365 developer subscription (E5)
  • PowerBI
  • Cast Highlight
  • Cloud Pilot
  • Visual Studio App Center
  • Windows Developer Account
  1. Included in Visual Studio Professional Subscription, Visual Studio Enterprise Subscription


Take your skills to the next level with technical and professional training on the latest trends and technologies across platforms.

  • LinkedIn Learning1 (business, tech and creative)
  • Pluralsight1 (cloud, design, security, mobile and data)
  • Data Camp (data-science and AI)
  • CODE Magazine1 (covering technologies across platforms)
  1. Included in Visual Studio Professional Subscription, Visual Studio Enterprise Subscription


Rely on technical experts to help you solve issues and answer questions.

  • Microsoft Professional Technical Support incidents
  • Azure Community
  • Concierge chat
  • Developer Community

GitHub Enterprise

Loved by developers. Trusted by enterprises.

Deliver better software, faster. GitHub Enterprise brings the power of open source code, code-to-cloud automation, end-to-end automated security, and more so you can accelerate innovation and ship with confidence—all from the world’s go-to developer platform.

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Available in Enterprise Agreements for Visual Studio Professional and Enterprise subscriptions. Call your account manager or contact your regional Microsoft office to upgrade to Visual Studio subscriptions with GitHub Enterprise.

Subscribe to take advantage of all the tools, cloud services, software access, training, and partner benefits