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Back in April 2021, Microsoft announced the next major release of Visual Studio IDE (Visual Studio 2022) and said that it will be available as a 64-bit application. That means that the next version of Visual Studio will no longer be limited to ~4GB of memory in the main devenv.exe process, and allow you to build the most complex solutions without running out of memory.

 

On , Microsoft releases the first major version of Visual Studio 2022 (v17.0) as general availability. Continue reading further to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2022 (official download links).

 

Download latest version of Visual Studio 2022

 

Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 Release Date

 

 

Visual Studio 2022 System Requirements

  • To run Visual Studio 2022, you should be running a system with a 1.8 GHz or faster 64-bit processor. Microsoft recommends a quad-core or better processor.
  • You should have at least 4 GB of RAM.
  • You should be having a minimum of 850 MB of available space. It may take up to 210 GB depending on the features installed. A typical installation requires 20-50 GB of free space.
  • Make sure that you have a video card that supports a minimum display resolution of 720p (1280x720). Visual Studio will work best at a resolution of WXGA (1366x768) or higher.
  • When it comes to the supported operating systems, Visual Studio 2022 can run on Windows 10 version 1909 or higher, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2019. Make sure that you are running the 64-bit version of the operating system.

 

 

How to download Visual Studio 2022 (RTM)

Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2022 version 17.4 on , exactly one year after the first release date. Currently this is the most stable release version. You can download Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 by navigating to either of the official download links:

 

 

How to download Visual Studio 2022 Preview bits

Microsoft released the first preview build of Visual Studio 2022 on . If you are willing to try out the new features of Microsoft Visual Studio 2022, you may download the preview builds from the below official URLs. Do note that the preview builds are still in the development stage, and hence, there is a possibility of known/unknown bugs.

 

Click any of the links below to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2022 Preview build:

 

Download the latest version of Visual Studio 2022 Community Preview build

 

Download the latest version of Visual Studio 2022 Professional Preview build

 

Download the latest version of Visual Studio 2022 Enterprise Preview build

 

This release is not "go-live" and not intended for use on production computers or for creating production code.

 

 

How to download Visual Studio 2022 Offline Installer

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