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    Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows with Update 2

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    Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows provides the core tools that are required to build compelling, innovative Windows Store and Windows Phone apps. Requires Windows 8.1 or later and up to 4GB of hard drive space to install Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows.
    • 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.
      Version:

      2013

      File Name:

      vs2013.2_winexp_ret_ENU.iso

      winexpress_full.exe

      Date Published:

      5/8/2014

      File Size:

      3.8 GB

      1.1 MB

        This download of Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows contains the latest updates. For more information, see Visual Studio Updates and the Visual Studio Update KB article.

        If you already have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows and just want Update 2, you can download it here.

        You can use Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows to create innovative and compelling Windows Store and Windows Phone apps on Windows 8.1. The tools include a full-featured code editor, a powerful debugger, a focused profiler, and rich language support that you can use to build apps that you write in HTML5/JavaScript, C++, C#, or Visual Basic. Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows also includes a device simulator that you can use to test your apps for multiple kinds of devices.

        Note: If you already have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows (original release version) and run this download, only Update 2 is installed. If you don't have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows and run this download, both Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows and Update 2 are installed. In either case, Visual Studio 2013 Language Packs (original release versions) can also be installed.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 8.1

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