Visual Studio 2022

Visual Studio 2022 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 2022 2021-11-08T00:00:00.000-08:00 2027-01-12T22:59:59.999-08:00 2032-01-13T22:59:59.999-08:00


Version Start Date End Date
Version 17.6 (LTSC channel) 2023-05-16T00:00:00.000-08:00 2025-01-09T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 17.4 (LTSC channel) 2022-11-08T00:00:00.000-08:00 2024-07-11T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 17.2 (LTSC channel) 2022-05-10T00:00:00.000-08:00 2024-01-09T22:59:59.999-08:00
Version 17.0 (LTSC channel) 2021-11-08T00:00:00.000-08:00 2023-07-11T22:59:59.999-08:00
Visual Studio 2022 (Current channel) 2021-11-08T00:00:00.000-08:00 2032-01-13T22:59:59.999-08:00


Visual Studio 2022 versions of the following components are shipped with and supported as part of the Visual Studio 2022 lifecycle: Agents, Build Tools, IntelliTrace Standalone Collector, Performance Tools, Remote Tools, Team Explorer, and Visual C++ Redistributable.


The Visual Studio Community edition is supported only on the Current Channel with the latest servicing release of the latest minor version of Visual Studio. Go here to learn more.


  • Community
  • Enterprise
  • Professional