Microsoft® Visual Studio® LightSwitch™ 2011 Trial

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Microsoft® Visual Studio® LightSwitch™ 2011 gives you a simpler and faster way to create professional-quality business applications for the desktop, the web, and the cloud. Using application templates, Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 saves the time and effort of building from scratch, without sacrificing the flexibility needed to create custom applications.
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    3.7 MB

      Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 is a flexible, business application development tool that aides developers of all skill levels to quickly create and deploy desktop and web business applications. With timesaving tools and templates, and an intuitive development environment, Visual Studio LightSwitch helps speed the development and reduces the complexity of everything from UI design to Windows Azure Cloud Deployment. Now with Visual Studio LightSwitch it is finally practical to build affordable, scalable custom software solutions that bridge the gaps between existing systems and provide comprehensive, user-friendly views of your business data. For more information on Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 visit
    • NOTE: The trial period lasts for 30 days with the option to register the software for an additional 60 days.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-Bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 editions, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

        • Windows 7 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows Vista (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2 - all editions except Starter Edition
        • Windows XP (x86) with Service Pack 3 - all editions except Starter Edition
        • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) - all editions
        • Windows Server 2008 (x86 and x64) with Service Pack 2 - all editions
        • Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86 and x64) - all editions
        • Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2
          • Users will need to install MSXML6 if not already present
      • Supported Architectures
        • x86
        • x64 (WOW)
      • Hardware Requirements
        • Computer with a 1.6GHz or faster processor
        • 1024 MB RAM (1.5 GB if running in a virtual machine)
        • 3 GB of available hard-disk space
        • 5400 RPM hard drive
        • DirectX 9 capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display

      Visual Studio 2010 Professional, Premium, Test Professional or Ultimate users must install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 before installing Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011.
      Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta users should uninstall any previous Beta version before installing Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011.
      1. On this page, click Download to start the download.
      2. To save the download on your computer so that you can install it later, click Save.
      3. To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

      Note: This installation is also available in iso format.
      For more information about ISO files, see "What are ISO image files and how do I use them?" on the FAQ page.
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