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Update to Visual Studio 2022 Preview

With the release of version 16.11, we are no longer offering feature, quality, or security updates to Visual Studio 2019 Preview. To continue previewing new Visual Studio features, we recommend you install Visual Studio 2022 Preview. Use the buttons below to install. We also recommend that you install Visual Studio 2022 Preview before you uninstall Visual Studio 2019 Preview.

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What's New in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11

  • The Visual Studio 16.11 minor update is now available!
  • Version 16.11 is the last minor update for Visual Studio 2019, and version 16.11 has been designated as the "service pack". To remain under support for Visual Studio 2019, update to the Release Channel version of 16.11 by December 2021.
  • The Visual Studio 2019 Preview Channel now contains the same functionality as the Visual Studio 16.11 Release Channel. However, the Preview does not provide go-live rights or include security or quality fixes. To continue using Visual Studio 2019, we recommend you install Visual Studio 16.11.

For instructions on installing and updating Visual Studio 2019, see the Update Visual Studio 2019 to the most recent release.

Release Notes

See the detailed release information in the version 16.11 Release Notes.

Feedback and suggestions

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Visual Studio 2019 Release Notes History

For more information relating to past versions of Visual Studio 2019, see the Visual Studio 2019 Release Notes History page.

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