Visual Studio IDE 64-Bit support

Applies to: yesVisual Studio noVisual Studio for Mac noVisual Studio Code

Visual Studio enables you to set up your applications to target different platforms, including 64-bit platforms. For more information on 64-bit platform support in Visual Studio, see 64-bit applications.


Visual Studio 2022 on Windows is now a 64-bit application. For more information, see the Visual Studio 2022 vision blog post.

Deploy a 64-bit application

Deploy prerequisites for 64-bit applications lists the redistributables you can use as prerequisites for the installation of a 64-bit application.

Configure projects as 64-bit applications

How to: Configure projects to target platforms discusses configuring projects to be built as 64-bit applications.

Debug a 64-bit application