Visual Studio 2019

Visual Studio 2019 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Community, Enterprise, 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 2019 2019-04-02T00:00:00.000-08:00 2024-04-09T22:59:59.999-08:00 2029-04-10T22:59:59.999-08:00


Version Start Date End Date
Version 16.11 2021-08-10T00:00:00.000-08:00 2029-04-10T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 16.9 2021-03-02T00:00:00.000-08:00 2022-10-11T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 16.7 2020-08-05T00:00:00.000-08:00 2022-04-12T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 16.4 2019-12-03T00:00:00.000-08:00 2021-10-12T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 16.0 2019-04-02T00:00:00.000-08:00 2021-01-12T22:59:59.999-08:00


Visual Studio 2019 versions of the following components are shipped with and supported as part of the Visual Studio 2019 lifecycle: Agents, Build Tools, IntelliTrace Standalone Collector, Performance Tools, Remote Tools, Team Explorer, and Visual C++ Redistributable.


  • Community
  • Enterprise
  • Professional