Developer Option

The Developer option is available on the Choose an installation option page in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Setup.

The set of components installed with the Developer option includes components a developer would typically use in designing Microsoft Dynamics NAV applications for a customer company.


The Developer option includes database components and the demo database. Setup cannot install the data file for a database, an .mdf file, if the destination folder or drive is compressed.

Installed Components

When you choose the Developer Environment option, Setup installs the following components:

You can configure the Developer option to add or remove components by choose the Customize link under the Developer option on the Choose an installation option pane.

Other components that you many want to consider installing include:

See Also


How to: Choose Components to Install


Client Types