Visual Studio 2017 RC is now available for download

During Connect() developer event on 16th November 2016, Microsoft announced the Release Candidate (RC) bits of next major version of Visual Studio named as 'Visual Studio 2017', which is already known to us as 'Visual Studio 15'.


In this post, I am going to share the direct download links of different editions of Visual Studio 2017 RC from Microsoft servers.


Download Visual Studio 2017 RC


Visual Studio 2017 RC offers productive developer tools and powerful services for individual developers and small teams. Using it, you can design, build, debug and deploy applications for Android, iOS, Windows and the web – powered by the cloud and built on top of your existing applications and deliver software faster utilizing better collaboration.


Download Visual Studio 2017 RC

Before starting the download, please note that, it is a Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio 2017 and is a web installer that supports the following languages: Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Taiwan, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese-Brazil, Spanish, Russian and Turkish at this moment.


You can download any of the below editions of Visual Studio 2017 RC directly from Microsoft servers:



Visual Studio Community 2017 RC is a free, fully featured, and extensible IDE for individual developers, open source projects, education and academic research. You can create applications for Android, iOS, Windows and the web. Integrated Azure tools make it easy to create cloud-first applications directly out-of-the-box.


Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 RC offers a new installation experience. The minimum installation is under 500MB, it installs and updates within minutes, and it uninstalls cleanly. You get basic code editing support for more than 20 languages along with debugging and source code control capabilities. You can also optionally add support for 17 different development workloads and related features.



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  1. this link very helpful for download and new features http://bc.vc/UN7rU3H

  2. plz provide offline link vb community

  3. Thank you for the link..it helped me greatly.

  4. i am getting "setup operation failed".

    1. This would be probably because you are trying to run an old setup file. Try downloading the latest installer from here: http://www.kunal-chowdhury.com/2017/03/download-visual-studio-2017.html.

      In case you need, here's how to create an offline installer: http://www.kunal-chowdhury.com/2017/03/visual-studio-2017-offline-installer.html

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  6. Where do I get the Product key? share any reference link please

  7. Please provide Offline installer. I am in huge trouble!


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