Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Integrated) Redistributable Package

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The Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Integrated) Redistributable Package contains the run-time binaries that are required to deploy an application that's based on the Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Integrated). These binaries require the Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Isolated) Redistributable Package.
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    1.5 MB

      Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Integrated) provides the foundation on which you can seamlessly integrate tools and programming languages in Visual Studio. It doesn't contain any programming languages, so it provides the perfect foundation to deploy a development environment for your own language. Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Integrated) integrates with Visual Studio Professional 2012, Visual Studio Premium 2012, and Visual Studio Ultimate 2012. Any tools and programming languages that run in Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Integrated) will run together with Visual Studio if they are installed on the same machine. By using Visual Studio 2012 Shell (Integrated), you don't have to make Visual Studio a pre-requisite on your users' machines.

      This download contains the redistributable run-time binaries that you can distribute with your Visual Studio tools and programming languages. To develop and test Visual Studio tools and programming languages, download the Visual Studio 2012 SDK.
  • 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:
        • 1.6GHz 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
      • On this page, choose the Download button.
        • To install the software now, choose the Run button.
        • To save the download to your computer so that you can install it later, choose the Save button.
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