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Microsoft Visual Studio 2022

Develop apps for Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Web and Cloud

Visual Studio 2022 brings you the latest personal and team productivity features, support for modern development—whether that's .NET 6, cross-platform C++, or Xamarin, Razor and Blazor for web. Plus innovations such as AI-assisted IntelliSense with Visual Studio IntelliCode or real-time collaborative development with Visual Studio Live Share.

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With Visual Studio 2022, you'll get best-in-class tools and services for any developer, any app, and any platform. Whether you're using Visual Studio for the first time or you've been using it for years, there's a lot to like in this new version!

  • Develop: Stay focused and productive with improved performance, instant code cleanup, and better search results.
  • Collaborate: Enjoy natural collaboration through a cloud-first workflow, real-time editing and debugging, and code reviews right in Visual Studio.
  • Debug: Highlight and navigate to specific values, optimise memory use, and take automatic snapshots of your application's execution.


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Git-first workflow
Visual Studio Live Share
CodeLens (Community Edition)
Search in debug windows
Live Unit Testing
Integrated pull requests
Out-of-process debugger

Visual Studio 2022 IDE

Visual Studio 2022 is Microsoft's first 64-bit release of Visual Studio. It can now take full advantage of modern hardware in order to reliably scale to larger, more complex projects. In addition, Visual Studio 2022 featrures improved performance of common scenarios you use every day.

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Scale to work on projects of any size and complexity with a 64-bit IDE. Code with a new Razor editor that can refactor across files. Diagnose issues with visualizations for async operations and automatic analyzers.


Develop cross-platform mobile and desktop apps with .NET MAUI. Build responsive Web UIs in C# with Blazor. Build, debug, and test .NET and C++ apps in Linux environments. Use hot reload capabilities across .NET and C++ apps. Edit running ASP.NET pages in the web designer view.


AI-powered code completions. Work together in real-time with shared coding sessions. Clone repos, navigate work items, and stage individual lines for commits. Automatically set up CI/CD workflows that can deploy to Azure..


Save time with new features:


Improved search

Formerly known as Quick Launch, our new search experience is faster and more effective. Now, search results appear dynamically as you type. And, search results can often include keyboard shortcuts for commands, so that you can more easily memorise them for future use.

The new fuzzy search logic will find anything you need, regardless of typos. So, whether you're looking for commands, settings, documentation, or other useful things, the new search feature makes it easier to find what you're looking for.


New C# refactorings make it easier to organise your code. Simply invoke the refactorings by pressing Ctrl+. and selecting the action you want to take.

We've added many new refactorings, including one that lets you wrap method parameters.


Visual Studio IntelliCode is an extension that enhances your software development efforts by using artificial intelligence (AI). IntelliCode trains across 2,000 open-source projects on GitHub—each with over 100 stars—to generate its recommendations.

Here are a few ways that Visual Studio IntelliCode can help enhance your productivity:

  • Deliver context-aware code completions
  • Guide developers to adhere to the patterns and styles of their team
  • Find difficult-to-catch code issues
  • Focus code reviews by drawing attention to areas that really matter

We initially supported only C# when we first previewed the IntelliCode extension for Visual Studio. Now, we've added support for C++ and XAML in Visual Studio, too.

And if you're using C#, we've also added the ability to train a custom model on your own code.

Code cleanup

Paired with a new document health indicator is a new code cleanup command. You can use this new command to identify and then fix both warnings and suggestions with the click of a button.

The cleanup will format the code and apply any code fixes as suggested by the current settings, .editorconfig files, or Roslyn analysers.

You can also save collections of fixers as a profile. For example, if you have a small set of targeted fixers that you apply frequently while you code, and then you have another comprehensive set of fixers to apply before a code review, you can configure profiles to address these different tasks.

Git and GitHub in Visual Studio 2022

The new capabilities in Visual Studio 2022 that make working with Git repositories a breeze.


Cloud-first workflow

Something you'll notice when you open Visual Studio 2022 is its new start window.

The start window presents you with several options to get you to code quickly. We've placed the option to clone or check out code from a repo, first.

The start window also includes options to open a project or solution, open a local folder, or create a new project.

Live Share

Visual Studio Live Share is a developer service that allows you to share a codebase and its context with a teammate and get instant bidirectional collaboration directly from within Visual Studio. With Live Share, a teammate can read, navigate, edit, and debug a project that you've shared with them, and do so seamlessly and securely.

And with Visual Studio 2022, this service is installed by default.

Integrated code reviews

We're introducing a new extension that you can download to use with Visual Studio 2022. With this new extension, you can review, run, and even debug pull requests from your team without leaving Visual Studio. We support code in both GitHub and Azure DevOps repositories.


Zero in with precise targeting.


Performance gains

We've taken the once-exclusive C++ data breakpoints and adapted them for .NET Core applications.

So whether you're coding in C++ or .NET Core, data breakpoints can be a good alternative to just placing regular breakpoints. Data breakpoints are also great for scenarios such as finding where a global object is being modified or being added or removed from a list.

And, if you're a C++ developer who develops large applications, Visual Studio 2022 has made symbols out of proc, which allows you to debug those applications without experiencing memory-related issues.

Search while debugging

You've probably been there before, looking in the Watch window for a string amongst a set of values. In Visual Studio 2022, we've added search in the Watch, Locals, and Autos windows to help you find the objects and values you're looking for.

You can also format how a value is displayed within the Watch, Locals, and Autos windows. Double-click one of the items in any of the windows and add a comma (",") to access the drop-down list of possible format specifiers, each of which includes a description of its intended effect.

Snapshot Debugger

Get a snapshot of your app's execution in the cloud to see exactly what's happening. (This feature is available in Visual Studio Enterprise, only.)

We've added support for targeting ASP.NET (Core and desktop) applications that run on an Azure VM. And, we've added support for applications that run in an Azure Kubernetes Service. The Snapshot Debugger can help you dramatically reduce the time it takes to resolve issues that occur in production environments.


Visual Studio Enterprise

Visual Studio EnterpriseAn integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs.

Take advantage of comprehensive tools and services for designing, building and managing complex enterprise applications.

Microsoft's most advanced IDE comes bundled with supporting tools, services and benefits

Embrace modern software development practices with a state-of-the-art IDE
Manage complexity and close the loop between development and IT operations
Ensure continuous quality with automated and manual testing tools
Training; Azure Credits
Stay on top of latest technologies with world-class trainings and Azure credits to experiment in your own sandbox
Subscriber Benefits
Access to virtually all Microsoft software for dev and test; priority support, partner offers and many more



Develop on OS X and Windows

Create amazing cross-device apps from Windows or Mac

Visual Studio Enterprise includes Visual Studio for Mac. The same experience you know and love from Visual Studio, meticulously crafted and optimised for Mac. Build modern web apps or 5-star mobile apps using enterprise-grade tools, faster and easier than ever before, on Windows or Mac.


Developer productivity to the max

Shift-left and speed up code flow with real-time features

Delivering modern apps need modern development practices. Embrace modern development practices and deliver code with quality, accuracy, and speed. Spend more time coding and not debugging by infusing code quality right from the first line, directly in the IDE.

  • IntelliTest – Automatically generate intelligent test data and suite of unit tests for code
  • Live Unit Testing – Automatically execute impacted unit tests as code is being written with live visualisation of results and code coverage
  • Live Dependency Validation – Ensure the code complies to the architectural dependency rules at real-time

Enterprise DevOps

Break the silos and deliver value continuously

Modernise your development process and manage the entire software development lifecycle with Azure DevOps. Get a complete DevOps toolchain, from agile planning, source code control to a fully automated CI/CD pipelines and test automation in a single solution to deploy any app on any platform.

Spend more time delivering value to your users instead of maintaining your tool-set.


Advanced Debugging and Diagnostics

Understand the root-cause of issues quickly

Fix bugs faster by quickly identifying root cause of issues with advanced debugging and diagnostic tools whether you are working on desktop, web, cloud, or mobile apps.

  • IntelliTrace – Historical debugging to help teams debug issues that are hard to reproduce
  • Snapshot Debugger – Simplify debugging of cloud apps
  • Code Map – Visually debug applications to understand dependencies for even the largest codebases
  • Xamarin Profiler – Optimize mobile app performance with rich profiling data
  • Xamarin Inspector – Debug and test mobile app design ideas in real-time

Deliver high quality software

All of your testing needs covered

Innovating at the speed of light requires testing to happen as early and often as possible. Visual Studio Enterprise includes automated and manual testing tools that simplify testing and help teams ensure continuous quality.

  • Test Planning – organise all your testing activities for better efficiency and maximum impact
  • Manual Testing and Exploratory Testing – simplify testing and gather feedback from manual testers, stakeholders, UAT users, etc.

Extend your toolchain

Customise the way you want it

Every team's needs are unique. Visual Studio Enterprise enables you to easily tailor your tool chain with included Microsoft extensions for Azure DevOps. You can also further extend your toolchain with exclusive promotions and offers from our partners.

  • Redgate Data Tools– Extend DevOps processes to SQL Server databases with the included ReadyRoll Core and SQL Prompt Core extensions
  • WhiteSource – Manage the usage of open source libraries in your projects
  • Parasoft – Automate API Testing with SOATest and rapidly simulate and manage test environments with Virtualise from Parasoft
  • Modern Requirements – Easy to use collaborative requirement management system

Continuous Learning

Stay on top of the latest technologies

In this new world of continuous innovation powered by software, developers are at the core of innovation. Get access to world-class technical training and learning benefits to stay on top of the latest trends and technologies. Learn the skills you need to master any challenge.

  • Pluralsight training– Access to more than 5000 expert authored online courses for 12 months
  • Xamarin University – Stay on top of the latest trends in mobile development with online training content for Android, iOS and Windows
  • Opsgility training – Take your cloud competency to the next level with Microsoft Azure focused training from Opsgility for 12 months
  • Microsoft e-Learning and MSDN Magazine –Comprehensive coverage of Microsoft technologies

Continuous Experimentation

Your personal sand-box in the cloud powered by Azure

What do you want to build next? Recommendation engine infused with Machine Learning? Modern, cloud-native apps using containers and micro services? Blockchain? With an Azure credit every month, experiment with different Azure services from Virtual Machines, Websites, SQL Databases to Mobile Services and many more. Experiment and learn how Azure makes it easier to build and manage any apps faster, using the skills you already have and the technologies you already know.


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