Visual Studio 2013

Visual Studio 2013 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Community, Express for Web, Express for Windows, Express for Windows Desktop, Premium, Professional, Release Management, Test Professional, Ultimate

Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date Extended End Date
Visual Studio 2013 2014-01-15T00:00:00.000-08:00 2019-04-09T22:59:59.999-08:00 2024-04-09T22:59:59.999-08:00


Version Start Date End Date
Update 5 2015-07-20T00:00:00.000-08:00 2024-04-09T22:59:59.999-08:00
Original Release 2014-01-15T00:00:00.000-08:00 2016-10-11T22:59:59.999-08:00


Visual Studio 2013 versions of the following components are shipped with and supported as part of the Visual Studio 2013 lifecycle: Agents, IntelliTrace Collector, Modelling SDK, Multibyte MFC Library, Remote Tools, SDK, Shell (Integrated), Shell (Isolated), Team Explorer, Visual C++ Redistributable, Web Tools Extensions


  • Community
  • Express for Web
  • Express for Windows
  • Express for Windows Desktop
  • Premium
  • Professional
  • Release Management
  • Test Professional
  • Ultimate