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Microsoft C++ Build Tools

Standalone MSVC compiler, libraries, and scripts

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The Microsoft C++ Build Tools provides MSVC toolsets via a scriptable, standalone installer without Visual Studio. Recommended if you build C++ libraries and applications targeting Windows from the command-line (e.g. as part of your continuous integration workflow). Includes tools shipped in Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9, and all major updates to Visual Studio 2019 (v16.x).

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