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2022 - 17.9 2 months and 6 days ago
(13 Feb 2024)
Yes 17.9.6
(09 Apr 2024)
2022 - 17.8 (LTSC) 5 months ago
(14 Nov 2023)
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(08 Jul 2025)
17.8.9
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2022 - 17.7 8 months ago
(08 Aug 2023)
Ended 5 months ago
(14 Nov 2023)
17.7.7
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2022 - 17.6 (LTSC) 11 months ago
(16 May 2023)
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(14 Jan 2025)
17.6.14
(09 Apr 2024)
2022 - 17.5 1 year and 1 month ago
(21 Feb 2023)
Ended 11 months ago
(16 May 2023)
17.5.5
(01 May 2023)
2022 - 17.4 (LTSC) 1 year and 5 months ago
(08 Nov 2022)
Ends in 2 months and 3 weeks
(09 Jul 2024)
17.4.18
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2022 - 17.3 1 year and 8 months ago
(09 Aug 2022)
Ended 1 year and 5 months ago
(08 Nov 2022)
17.3.7
(08 Nov 2022)
2022 - 17.2 (LTSC) 1 year and 11 months ago
(10 May 2022)
Ended 3 months and 1 week ago
(09 Jan 2024)
17.2.23
(09 Jan 2024)
2022 - 17.1 2 years ago
(15 Feb 2022)
Ended 1 year and 11 months ago
(10 May 2022)
17.1.7
(10 May 2022)
2022 - 17.0 (LTSC) 2 years and 5 months ago
(08 Nov 2021)
Ended 9 months ago
(11 Jul 2023)
17.0.23
(11 Jul 2023)
2019 - 16.11 2 years and 8 months ago
(10 Aug 2021)
Ends in 4 years and 11 months
(10 Apr 2029)
16.11.35
(09 Apr 2024)
2019 - 16.10 2 years and 11 months ago
(25 May 2021)
Ended 2 years and 8 months ago
(10 Aug 2021)
16.10.4
(20 Jul 2021)
2019 - 16.9 3 years ago
(02 Mar 2021)
Ended 1 year and 6 months ago
(11 Oct 2022)
16.9.26
(11 Oct 2022)
2019 - 16.8 3 years and 5 months ago
(10 Nov 2020)
Ended 3 years ago
(09 Mar 2021)
16.8.7
(09 Mar 2021)
2019 - 16.7 3 years and 8 months ago
(05 Aug 2020)
Ended 2 years ago
(12 Apr 2022)
16.7.28
(19 Apr 2022)
2019 - 16.6 3 years and 11 months ago
(19 May 2020)
Ended 3 years and 8 months ago
(05 Aug 2020)
16.6.5
(21 Jul 2020)
2019 - 16.5 4 years ago
(16 Mar 2020)
Ended 3 years and 11 months ago
(19 May 2020)
16.5.5
(12 May 2020)
2019 - 16.4 4 years ago
(03 Dec 2019)
Ended 2 years and 6 months ago
(12 Oct 2021)
16.4.27
(12 Oct 2021)
2019 - 16.3 4 years and 7 months ago
(23 Sep 2019)
Ended 4 years ago
(03 Dec 2019)
16.3.10
(20 Nov 2019)
2019 - 16.2 4 years and 9 months ago
(24 Jul 2019)
Ended 4 years and 7 months ago
(23 Sep 2019)
16.2.5
(10 Sep 2019)
2019 - 16.1 4 years and 11 months ago
(21 May 2019)
Ended 4 years and 9 months ago
(24 Jul 2019)
16.1.6
(09 Jul 2019)
2019 - 16.0 5 years ago
(02 Apr 2019)
Ended 3 years ago
(12 Jan 2021)
16.0.22
(12 Jan 2021)
2017 - 15.9 5 years ago
(13 Nov 2018)
Ends in 2 years and 11 months
(13 Apr 2027)
15.9.61
(09 Apr 2024)
2017 - 15.8 5 years and 8 months ago
(14 Aug 2018)
Ended 5 years ago
(13 Nov 2018)
15.8.9
(02 Nov 2018)
2017 - 15.7 5 years and 11 months ago
(07 May 2018)
Ended 5 years and 8 months ago
(14 Aug 2018)
15.7.6
(02 Aug 2018)
2017 - 15.6 6 years ago
(05 Mar 2018)
Ended 5 years and 11 months ago
(07 May 2018)
15.6.7
(26 Apr 2018)
2017 - 15.5 6 years ago
(04 Dec 2017)
Ended 6 years ago
(05 Mar 2018)
15.5.7
(20 Feb 2018)
2017 - 15.4 6 years ago
(09 Oct 2017)
Ended 6 years ago
(04 Dec 2017)
15.4.5
(27 Nov 2017)
2017 - 15.3 6 years and 8 months ago
(14 Aug 2017)
Ended 6 years ago
(09 Oct 2017)
15.3.5
(19 Sep 2017)
2017 - 15.2 6 years and 11 months ago
(10 May 2017)
Ended 6 years and 8 months ago
(14 Aug 2017)
15.2.6
(17 Jul 2017)
2017 - 15.1 7 years ago
(05 Apr 2017)
Ended 6 years and 11 months ago
(10 May 2017)
15.1.2
(17 Apr 2017)
2017 - 15.0 7 years ago
(07 Mar 2017)
Ended 4 years ago
(14 Jan 2020)
15.0.28
(11 Dec 2019)
2015 - 14.0 8 years ago
(20 Jul 2015)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(14 Oct 2025)
Update 3 + KB3165756
(14 Sep 2016)
2013 - 12.0 10 years ago
(15 Jan 2014)
Ended 1 week and 3 days ago
(09 Apr 2024)
Update 5
(20 Jul 2015)
2012 - 11.0 11 years ago
(31 Oct 2012)
Ended 1 year and 3 months ago
(10 Jan 2023)
Update 4
(13 Nov 2013)
2010 - 10.0 13 years ago
(29 Jun 2010)
Ended 3 years and 9 months ago
(14 Jul 2020)
Service Pack 1
(18 Aug 2011)

The Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) enables teams to remain supported on a minor version for up to 18 months after release. The LTSC are separate release Channels based on the even-numbered minor version updates. An LTSC release receives security and bug fixes but not additional new features.

Visual Studio 2019 follows the Microsoft Product Fixed Lifecycle Policy of 10 years. The first 5 years of Mainstream Support provide feature updates, platform updates, security updates, and functionality fixes, and the second 5 years of Extended support provide security updates. For more information, search the Support Lifecycle Database.

Visual Studio 2017 and earlier are also supported for 10 years

The Visual Studio Community edition is only supported on the recommended latest release of the latest minor version of Visual Studio.

More information is available on the Microsoft Visual Studio website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.


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