Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web

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Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web provides core tools that you can use to build compelling, innovative web apps.
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.


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    487.5 MB

      Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web provides the core tools for web development. You can use the full-featured code editors, design-time tooling, rich language support, and other tools in Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web to create innovative and compelling ASP.NET apps and services for the web.

      Note: Customer Experience Improvement Program is enabled in this version of Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web. To learn more, go here.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012

        • Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows 8 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)
        • Windows Server 2012 (x64)
      • Hardware Requirements:
        • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
        • 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
        • 4 GB of available hard disk space
        • 5400 RPM hard drive
        • DirectX 9-capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution
    • Note for RC users:  If you have an edition of Visual Studio 2012 RC installed, you can upgrade it to the release version. Before you upgrade, check the release notes for steps that might be required before you install the release version.
      • Choose one of the following options.
        • Download the Web Installer (vns_full.exe):
      • On this page, choose the Download button.
        • To install the software now, choose the Run button.
        • To install the software later, choose the Save button.
      • Download a DVD5 ISO image (VS2012_WebExp_ENU.iso):
        • To download the image so that you can burn a DVD, choose the Save button.
        • Make sure that the CRC and SHA1 hash values of the downloaded ISO image match these:
        • CRC: 69FE8FA4
        • SHA-1: 3B82619B6885C67A000A4A61ED227CEAC9E1A7C2