Code faster. Work smarter.
Create the future with the best-in-class IDE.
2019 is here. Full-featured integrated development environment (IDE) for Android, iOS, Windows, web, and cloud.
With Visual Studio 2019, you'll get best-in-class tools and services for any developer, any app, and any platform. Whether you're using Visual Studio for the first time or you've been using it for years, there's a lot to like in this new version!
Here's a high-level recap of what's new:
Develop: Stay focused and productive with improved performance, instant code cleanup, and better search results.
Collaborate: Enjoy natural collaboration through a Git-first workflow, real-time editing and debugging, and code reviews right in Visual Studio.
Debug: Highlight and navigate to specific values, optimize memory use, and take automatic snapshots of your application's execution.
solution for teams of any size
Supported Operating Systems
Visual Studio 2019 will install and run on the following operating systems (64 bit recommended)::
Windows 10 version 1703 or higher: Home, Professional, Education, and Enterprise (LTSC and S are not supported)
Windows Server 2019: Standard and Datacenter
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
1.8 GHz or faster processor. Quad-core or better recommended
2 GB of RAM; 8 GB of RAM recommended (2.5 GB minimum if running on a virtual machine)
Hard disk space: Minimum of 800MB up to 210 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.
Administrator rights are required to install Visual Studio.
.NET Framework 4.5 is required to install Visual Studio. Visual Studio requires .NET Framework 4.7.2, which will be installed during setup.
.NET Core has specific Windows prerequisites for Windows 8.1 and earlier.
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC edition, Windows 10 S and Windows 10 Team Edition are not supported for development. You may use Visual Studio 2019 to build apps that run on Windows 10 LTSC, Windows 10 S and Windows 10 Team Edition.
Internet Explorer 11 or Edge is required for internet-related scenarios. Some features might not work unless these, or a later version, are installed.
For Hyper-V emulator support, A supported 64-bit operating system is required. A processor that supports Client Hyper-V and Second Level Address Translation (SLAT) is also required.
For Android Emulator support, a supported processor and operating system is required.
Universal Windows app development, including designing, editing, and debugging, requires Windows 10. Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2012 R2 may be used to build Universal Windows apps from the command line.
The Server Core and Minimal Server Interface options are not supported when running Windows Server.
Running Visual Studio 2019 (Professional, Community, and Enterprise) in Windows containers is not supported.
Team Foundation Server 2019 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).