Visual Studio Tools for Office Runtime

Applies to: yesVisual Studio noVisual Studio for Mac noVisual Studio Code

The Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (VSTO Runtime) ships with various versions of Visual Studio and Microsoft Office and follows the support lifecycle of the parent product.

It is also available to download and install independently. The versions of VSTO Runtime that are available on the download center follow the support lifecycle of the latest version of Microsoft Office that was available at the time of its release.

It is recommended that developers install the latest version of the VSTO Runtime with their applications. It will be supported when running with supported versions Office. If the VSTO Runtime needs to be serviced, only the latest version will be updated.

The following is a list of the VSTO Runtime releases and the corresponding version of Office for which its support lifecycle follows:

VSTO Runtime version Release date Microsoft Office version
10.0.21022 07/15/2010 Microsoft Office 2010
10.0.40303 12/21/2012 Microsoft Office 2010 SP1
10.0.31007 06/15/2011 Microsoft Office 2010 Sp1
10.0.40305 05/01/2013 Microsoft Office 2010 Sp2
10.0.31129 01/09/2013 Microsoft Office 2013
10.0.40309 06/18/2013 Microsoft Office 2013
10.0.40820 10/16/2013 Microsoft Office 2013
10.0.50325 04/10/2014 Microsoft Office 2013 SP1
10.0.60301 09/22/2015 Microsoft Office 2016
10.0.60715 07/20/2015 Microsoft Office 2016
10.0.60724 07/24/2015 Microsoft Office 2016
10.0.60825 11/19/2016 Microsoft Office 2016
10.0.60828 01/12/2018 Microsoft Office 2019 /
Office 365 /
Office 2021

For more information on the Office Support Lifecycle please see Lifecycle FAQ - Office, Office 365, and Microsoft 365.