Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated) Redistributable Package

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The Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated) Redistributable Package contains the run-time binaries that are required to deploy an application that's based on the Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated).
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    188.1 MB

      The Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated) provides a foundation on which you can build your own custom-branded tools environment that runs side-by-side with Visual Studio. By building on the Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated), you can reuse the Visual Studio IDE in your application so that you can just focus on the development of your own core tooling.

      This download contains redistributable run-time binaries that you can distribute together with your Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated)-based application. These binaries are required on all computers that must run the Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated).
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

      Hardware Requirements:
      • Computer that has a 1.6GHz or faster processor
      • 1 GB RAM for x86
      • 2 GB RAM for x64
      • An additional 512 MB RAM if running in a Virtual Machine
      • 2 GB of available hard disk space
      • 5400 RPM hard disk drive
      • DirectX 9-capable video card that runs at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution

      Additional Requirements:
      • On Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, KB2883200 (available through Windows Update) is required
      This version of Visual Studio works best with Internet Explorer 10 or higher. If Internet Explorer 10 is not installed on your computer, some features might not work as expected.
    • To download all files and then install:
      • On this page, choose the Download button.
      • Select the .exe option and then choose the Next button.
        • To install now, choose the Run button.
        • To install later, choose the Save button. (The computer does not have to be connected to the Internet.)
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