Visual Studio 2017 Download

Welcome to a new way to install Visual Studio! In our newest version, we’ve made it easier for you to select and install just the features you need. We’ve also reduced the minimum footprint of Visual Studio so that it installs more quickly and with less system impact than ever before.

Note

This post is only discuss how to install Visual Studio on Windows. If you are using mac, please visit Install Visual Studio for Mac.

To enquire more about new version of visual studio 2017 ?, please read release notes.

If you are ready to begin installation? Let get started with the following step-by-step.

Step 1 – Make sure your computer is ready for Visual Studio

Before commencing visual studio installation, your system must meet some certain requirement, here we will give you guideline how to check the system requirement which are;

  1. Check system requirements. The requirements will assist you to have ideas if your computer is compatible Visual Studio 2017 or not.
  2. You should try and apply the latest version of Windows updates. These updates will help to make sure that your computer has both the latest security updates and the needed system components to run Visual Studio.
  3. You are advice to reboot the system. These reboot help to make sure that that any pending installations or updates don’t prevent the Visual Studio installation.
  4. Endeavor to free some space on your system, by Removing unwanted files and applications from your %SystemDrive% by, for example, running the Disk Cleanup app.
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For questions and answers about running previous versions of Visual Studio side by side with Visual Studio 2017, see the Visual Studio compatibility details.

Step 2 – Download Visual Studio

Next, download the Visual Studio bootstrapper file. To do so, click the following button, select the edition of Visual Studio 2017 that you want, click Save, and then click Open folder.

Download Visual Studio 2017

Step 3 – Install the Visual Studio installer

Then, run the bootstrapper file to install the Visual Studio Installer. This new lightweight installer includes everything you need to both install and customize Visual Studio 2017.

  1. From your Downloadsfolder, double-click the bootstrapper that matches or is similar to one of the following files:
    • exefor Visual Studio Enterprise
    • exefor Visual Studio Professional
    • exefor Visual Studio Community

If you receive a User Account Control notice, click Yes.

  1. We’ll ask you to acknowledge the Microsoft License Termsand the Microsoft Privacy Statement. Click Continue. Step 4 – Select workloads
    After the installer is installed, you can use it to customize your installation by selecting the feature sets—or workloads—that you want. Here’s how.

    1. Find the workload you want in the Installing Visual Studio For example, choose the “.NET desktop development” workload. It comes with the default core editor, which includes basic code editing support for over 20 languages, the ability to open and edit code from any folder without requiring a project, and integrated source code control.
      1. After you select the workload(s) you want, click Install.

      Next, status screens appear that show the progress of your Visual Studio installation.

      1. After the new workloads and components are installed, click Launch.

      Tip

      At any time after installation, you can install workloads or components that you didn’t install initially. If you have Visual Studio open, go to Tools > Get Tools and Features… which opens the Visual Studio Installer. Or, open Visual StudioInstaller from the Start menu. From there, you can select the workloads or components that you wish to install, then click Modify.Step 5 – Select individual components (Optional)

      If you don’t want to use the Workloads feature to customize your Visual Studio installation, you can do so by installing individual components instead. To select individual components, click the Individual components option from the Visual Studio Installer, select what you want, and then follow the prompts.

      Step 6 – Install language packs (Optional)

      By default, the installer program tries to match the language of the operating system when it runs for the first time. To install Visual Studio 2017 in a language of your choosing, click the Language packs option from the Visual Studio Installer, and follow the prompts.

      Change the installer language from the command line

      Another way that you can change the default language is by running the installer from the command line. For example, you can force the installer to run in English by using the following command: vs_installer.exe –locale en-US. The installer will remember this setting when it is run the next time. The installer supports the following language tokens: zh-cn, zh-tw, cs-cz, en-us, es-es, fr-fr, de-de, it-it, ja-jp, ko-kr, pl-pl, pt-br, ru-ru, and tr-tr.

      Step 7 – Change the installation location (Optional)

      New in 15.7: You can now reduce the installation footprint of Visual Studio on your system drive. You can choose to move the download cache, shared components, SDKs, and tools to different drives, and keep Visual Studio on the drive that runs it the fastest.

      For more information, see the Change installation locations in Visual Studio page.

      Step 8 – Start developing

      1. After Visual Studio installation is complete, click the Launchbutton to get started developing with Visual Studio.
      2. Click File, and then click New Project.
      3. Select a project type.

      For example, to build a C++ app, click Installed, expand Visual C++, and then select the C++ project type that you want to build.

      To build a C# app, click Installed, expand Visual C#, and then select the C# project type that you want to build.

      REFRENCE: MICOROSFT VUSIAL STUDIO 2017

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