Build Tools for Visual Studio

Aurimas N 26 Reputation points
2020-10-23T13:41:40.523+00:00

When trying to install some pip packages I get the error stating:
Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required. Get it with "Build Tools for Visual Studio": https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads/

However I can't find the download for build tools, I've googled around and was only able to find references on 3rd party websites, can anyone provide a link on Microsoft based website to download build tools for visual studio?

I know it must exist as I was able to find it somehow on my personal PC few days ago, but can't replicate that "luck".

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  1. Leon Laude 85,566 Reputation points
    2020-10-23T13:52:17.5+00:00

    Hi @Aurimas N ,

    You can find the Build tools for Visual Studio 2019 at the bottom of the following page:
    https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads/

    Under the section of Tools for Visual Studio 2019:

    34612-build-tools.png

    I noticed the download link doesn't work properly, here's the direct download link:
    https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/thank-you-downloading-visual-studio/?sku=BuildTools&rel=16

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    Best regards,
    Leon

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  1. RLWA32 38,856 Reputation points
    2020-10-23T16:58:11.273+00:00

    Microsoft Visual C++ 14 is the compiler that was distributed with VS2015. The build tools for VS2015 can be downloaded from older-downloads. Expand the Other Tools, Frameworks and Redistributables to see the download link for the Build Tools.

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  2. Patrycja Szelag 1 Reputation point
    2021-07-23T16:39:34.47+00:00

    The link does not work, I get 404 when trying to download it.

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