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Visual Studio

Empower your development journey with the seamless interoperation of GitHub Copilot and Visual Studio, redefining the way you code.
Get the 64-bit integrated development environment (IDE) designed for creating powerful and scalable applications for Azure.

The IDE designed for cloud solutions

Use the range of Visual Studio features and capabilities to quickly and efficiently create highly secure applications optimized for the cloud.
  • Take advantage of your full dev box with a 64-bit Visual Studio that easily scales to large and complex solutions.
  • Boost developer productivity with AI completions and chat assistance in Visual Studio and GitHub Copilot.
  • Identify and fix unhandled exceptions that occur in production more easily with snapshot debugging.
  • Experience seamless Azure interoperation, enhancing your development for cloud projects with powerful built-in tools.
  • Seamlessly connect to cloud-based Microsoft Dev Box workstations, which are optimized and preconfigured for developer needs.
  • Deploy directly from Visual Studio to Azure services with a single click, simplifying your delivery process.

Empower your code with an AI-driven, Azure-optimized IDE for increased productivity

Enhanced productivity

Boost productivity with GitHub Copilot AI-driven code completions and conversational assistance in Visual Studio.

64-bit power IDE

Maximize development potential with a 64-bit IDE, designed for complex solutions and enterprise scalability.

Powerful integrated debugger

Debug with precision using powerful tools for swift error resolution and performance insights in your code.

Improved collaboration

Seamlessly manage your code and work together, in any way you need.

Seamless Azure interoperability

Effortlessly connect and deploy to Azure, enhancing your workflow with integrated cloud capabilities.

Built-in security and compliance 

Microsoft has committed to investing USD$20 billion in cybersecurity over five years.
We employ more than 8,500 security and threat intelligence experts across 77 countries.
Azure has one of the largest compliance certification portfolios in the industry.
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Choose the subscription that’s right for you

Explore a range of Visual Studio subscriptions tailored to your needs. From individual developers to large teams, enjoy flexible pricing, scalable tools, and exclusive Azure benefits.

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Frequently asked questions about Visual Studio

  • There are three editions of Visual Studio 2022 to choose from: Visual Studio community, Visual Studio Professional, and Visual Studio Enterprise. View the Visual Studio comparison guide to learn about the features of each and choose the right edition to meet your needs.
  • Find downloads for Visual Studio 2022, Visual Studio Code, and other tools, frameworks, and code on the downloads page.
  • You can find the minimum system requirements for the Visual Studio 2022 family of products on the Microsoft Learn documentation page.
  • Visual Studio Professional provides developers with an integrated development solution to deliver innovative, high-quality apps. Learn more and compare subscriptions benefits to find the right Visual Studio subscription for your needs.
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