The latest supported Visual C++ downloads

Applies to: Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional EditionMicrosoft Visual Studio 2008 Standard EditionVisual Studio 2010 Professional More

Summary


This article lists the download links for the latest versions of Microsoft Visual C++.

Visual Studio 2017


Download the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017. The following updates are the latest supported Visual C++ redistributable packages for Visual Studio 2017:

Visual Studio 2015


Download the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3. This is the latest supported Visual C++ redistributable package for Visual Studio 2015. 

Visual Studio 2013 (VC++ 12.0)


For more information, see the VC++ Team Blog entry.

Visual Studio 2012 (VC++ 11.0)


Download the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4. This is the latest supported Visual C++ redistributable package for Visual Studio 2012.

Visual Studio 2010 (VC++ 10.0) SP1


Visual Studio 2008 (VC++ 9.0) SP1


  • Visual Studio 2008 reached end of support on April 10, 2018. To help with discovery of latest downloads, the links will be retained at this time, but may be removed in the future.
  • Download the Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (Installer). This is the latest Visual C++ service pack for Visual Studio 2008.
    Note This download installs Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. SP1 addresses issues that were found through a combination of customer feedback, partner feedback and internal testing. These service packs offer Visual Studio and .NET Framework users improvements for responsiveness, stability, and performance. 
  • Download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package MFC Security Update. This is the latest Visual C++ redistributable package update for Visual Studio 2008.

     

More Information


About Visual C++ Redistributable Packages

Visual C++ Redistributable Packages install runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries on a computer that does not have Visual C++ installed. The libraries are required to run applications that are developed by using the corresponding version of Visual C++.
 

About Visual C++ Redistributable Package for Visual Studio 2008

These packages install runtime components of C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, ATL, MFC, OpenMP and MSDIA libraries. For libraries that support side-by-side deployment models (CRT, STL, ATL, MFC, OpenMP), they are installed into the native assembly cache, also known as the WinSxS folder, on versions of Windows operating systems that support side-by-side assemblies.
 

About Visual C++ Redistributable Package MFC Security Update

A security issue was identified. This issue leads to MFC application vulnerability in your Windows-based system with the Visual C++ Redist. The MFC Security Update packages in this article have the most current redistributable files for Visual Studio.