Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio 2017 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Community, Enterprise, Professional, Test Professional

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 2017 2017-03-07T00:00:00.000-08:00 2022-04-12T22:59:59.999-08:00 2027-04-13T22:59:59.999-08:00


Version Start Date End Date
Version 15.9 2018-11-13T00:00:00.000-08:00 2027-04-13T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 15.0 2017-03-07T00:00:00.000-08:00 2020-01-14T22:59:59.999-08:00


Visual Studio 2017 versions of the following components are shipped with and supported as part of the Visual Studio 2017 lifecycle: Agents, Build Tools, ESM, Feedback Client, IntelliTrace Standalone Collector, Performance Tools, PSM, Remote Tools, Team Explorer, Visual C++ Redistributable.


  • Community
  • Enterprise
  • Professional
  • Test Professional