Product Info & Requirements
1.8 GHz or faster 64-bit processor; Quad-core or better recommended. ARM processors are not supported.
Minimum of 4 GB of RAM. Many factors impact resources used; we recommend 16 GB RAM for typical professional solutions.
Hard disk space: Minimum of 850 MB up to 210 GB of available space, depending on features installed; typical installations require 20-50 GB of free space. We recommend installing Windows and Visual Studio on a solid-state drive (SSD) to increase performance.
Windows 365: Minimum 2 vCPU and 8 GB RAM. 4 vCPU and 16 GB of RAM recommended.
Video card that supports a minimum display resolution of WXGA (1366 by 768); Visual Studio will work best at a resolution of 1920 by 1080 or higher.
Windows 11 version 21H2 or higher: Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstations, Enterprise, and Education
Windows 10 version 1909 or higher: Home, Professional, Education, and Enterprise.
Windows Server 2022: Standard and Datacenter.
Windows Server 2019: Standard and Datacenter.
Windows Server 2016: Standard and Datacenter
Administrator rights are required to install Visual Studio.
The WebView2 runtime is required to install Visual Studio. If it isn`t already installed, it will be installed during setup. The Visual Studio installation will fail if WebView2 can’t be installed successfully (either because of installation error or Group Policy install or update restrictions).
.NET Framework 4.5.2 or above is required to install Visual Studio. Visual Studio requires .NET Framework 4.8 to run. If .NET Framework 4.8 isn`t already installed, it will be installed during setup.
Universal Windows app development, including designing, editing, and debugging, requires Windows 10. Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2016 may be used to build Universal Windows apps from the command line.
Team Foundation Server 2019 Office Integration requires Office 2016, Office 2013, or Office 2010