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Visual Studio 2017 - Compare Editions

Compare Visual Studio 2017 Offerings

Visual Studio 2017 editions are tailored to specific team needs and sizes, as well as the roles of individual team members. Find the one that’s right for you.

MSDN Subscriptions
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Professional
Visual Studio 
Enterprise
Visual Studio 
Test Professional
MSDN 
Platforms
Debugging and Diagnostics        
Live Unit Testing   check    
IntelliTrace   check    
IntelliTrace (Historical Debugging)   check    
IntelliTrace Performance Indicators   check    
Code Metrics check check    
.NET Memory Dump Analysis   check    
Graphics Debugging check check    
Browser Link   check    
Static Code Analysis check check    
Code Map Debugger Integration   check    
Debugger check check    
Performance and Diagnostics Hub check check1    
Windows Simulator check check    
Windows Phone Emulator check check    
Visual Studio Emulator for Android check check    
Testing Tools        
Web Load & Performance Testing   check    
IntelliTest   check    
Microsoft Fakes (Unit Test Isolation)   check    
Code Coverage   check    
Coded UI Testing   check    
Manual Testing   check check check
Exploratory Testing   check check check
Test Case Management   check check check
Fast-forward for Manual Testing   check check check
Extensible Testing Framework check check    
Unit Testing check check    
Integrated Development Environment        
Live Dependency Validation   check    
CodeLens check check    
Peek Definition check check    
Code Clone   check    
Refactoring check check    
One-Click Web Deployment check check    
Extensible Environment check check    
Model Resource Viewer check check    
Multi-Targeting check check    
Blend check check    
JavaScript and jQuery Support check check    
Project & Solution Compatibility with Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and Visual Studio 2012 check check    
Development Platform Support        
Windows Desktop check check    
Windows Phone and Store Apps check check    
Universal Windows Apps check check    
Web (ASP.NET) check check    
Office 365, Office, and SharePoint check check    
Office 365 Cloud Business Apps check check    
Business Applications (LightSwitch) check check    
Cloud (Microsoft Azure) check check    
SQL Server (SSDT) check check    
Redgate Data Tools16   check    
Apache Cordova check check    
C++ Cross-Platform Library Development check check    
Python check check    
Node.js check check    
.NET Core check check    
Docker Tools check check    
Azure Stack check check    
Xamarin Mobile Development        
Share code between Android, iOS, and Windows check check    
Native iOS and Android UI Designers check check    
Xamarin.Forms check check    
Embedded Assemblies   check    
Live Inspection   check    
Xamarin Profiler   check    
Xamarin Test Recorder   check    
Architecture and Modeling        
Architectural Layer Diagrams   check    
Architecture Validation   check    
Visualise solutions with Dependency Graphs and Code Maps check3 check    
Lab Management        
Virtual environment setup & teardown   check check check
Provision environment from template   check check check
Checkpoint environment   check check check
Team Foundation Server        
Web-based Test Execution check check check check
Web-based Test Case Management   check check check
Agile Portfolio Management check check check check
Team (Chat) Rooms check check check check
Work Item Charting check2 check check check
Request and Manage Feedback check check check check
Release Management check check check check
Backlog Management check check check check
Sprint Planning check check check check
Kanban board check check check check
Agile Task boards check check check check
SharePoint integration (Team Project Portal) 4 check check check check
Reporting & BI check check check check
Project and Project Server integration 5 check check check check
System Center integration 6 check check check check
Version Control using TFVC Repositories check check check check
Version Control using Git-based Repositories check check check check
Code comments on Changesets or Git commits check check check check
Work Item Tracking check check check check
Build Automation check check check check
Concurrent Release Management Pipeline   check    
Collaboration Tools        
PowerPoint Storyboarding check check check check
Code Review check check    
Task Suspend/Resume check check    
Team Explorer check check check check
Team Explorer Everywhere (third-party development tools support) check check check check
Team Collaboration Benefits Included with all subscriptions
Team Foundation Server license check check check check
Team Foundation Server User CAL check check check check
Can be added to unlimited Visual Studio Team Services accounts for free check check check check
Visual Studio Team Services Test Manager   check check check
Visual Studio Team Services Package Management   check    
1 Concurrent Pipeline   check    
Subscriber Benefits Included with annual cloud subscriptions and standard subscriptions
Visual Studio for Mac 7 check check    
Office Professional Plus (full use rights)   check    
Resources & Software for Dev/Test        
Microsoft Azure $50 credit per month $150 credit per month $50 credit per month $100 credit per month
Power BI Pro   check   check
Enterprise Mobility + Security 8 check check    
Xamarin Test Cloud - 25% discount   check    
Windows Developer Account check check check  
Office 365 Developer Subscription 9   check    
Windows, Windows Server, Windows Embedded check check check check
Microsoft SQL Server, R Server check check check check
Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange   check   check
Microsoft Dynamics   check   check
All other Microsoft software   check   check
Training & Education        
Pluralsight training 10 40 courses for 12 months Full subscription for 12 months 40 courses for 12 months 40 courses for 12 months
Xamarin University On-Demand 11 check check    
Microsoft e-learning collections (per year) 1 2 1 1
MSDN Magazine (print or early digital access check check check check
Support        
Technical support incidents 12 2 4 2 2
Priority support in MSDN Forums check check check check
Priority support in select TechNet Forums       check
Online Chat check check check check
Visual Studio partner offers        
MODERNRequirements SmartOffice4TFS and inteGREAT4TFS 13   6-month full subscription    
Parasoft - Virtualize/SOAtest Professional Desktop 14   6-month full subscription    
All other Visual Studio partner offers check check check check
Dev Essentials Benefits Free for all developers 15
Visual Studio Community check
Visual Studio Code check
Visual Studio for Mac - Preview check
Office Online - Free plan check
Resources & Software for Dev/Test  
Microsoft Azure $25 credit per month for 12 months
Azure App Service - Free plan check
App Insights - Free plan check
HockeyApp - Free plan check
Microsoft SQL Server Dev Edition check
Microsoft R Server Developer Edition check
Training & Education  
Xamarin University On-Demand check
Pluralsight training 3-month full subscription
WintellectNOW training 3-month full subscription
Linux Academy 3-month full subscription
Opsgility 3-month full subscription
MSDN Magazine (digital edition) check
MSDN Flash Newsletter check
Visual Studio partner offers  
SyncFusion 1-year license
Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro edition 3-month subscription
Parallels Access 3-month subscription
Support  
Priority support in select Microsoft forums check

Footnotes:

  1. Includes Tier Interaction Profiling
  2. Read-Only
  3. Can open diagrams generated in other Visual Studio editions in read-only mode.
  4. Microsoft SharePoint Server is licensed separately
  5. Microsoft Project and Project Server are licensed separately
  6. Microsoft System Center is licensed separately
  7. Currently in Preview. No usage restrictions for Visual Studio Professional subscribers. Enterprise features available for Visual Studio Enterprise subscribers.
  8. Each subscriber gets 5-seat tenant for dev/test.
  9. Each subscriber gets an Office dev subscription with 25 seats for dev/test.
  10. Available through November 18, 2017 or while supplies last. MPN, BizSpark, MCT, MVP, RD, MSP or Imagine subscribers do not receive Pluralsight benefit with their subscription.
  11. Available through November 11, 2015 or while supplies last. MPN, BizSpark, and DreamSpark subscribers do not receive Pluralsight benefits with their MSDN subscription.
  12. Not available in MPN, MCT and Sponsored subscriptions. BizSpark and Imagine Premium subscribers get 4 Technical Support incidents per subscription, Imagine Standard subscribers get 2 Technical Support incidents per subscription.
  13. Includes upgrades and community support. Not available with BizSpark, Imagine or MCT subscriptions.
  14. 25% discount after 6-month.
  15. To access free benefits, you need to sign up for Visual Studio Dev Essentials.
  16. Redgate Data Tools includes ReadyRoll Core, SQL Prompt Core, and SQL Search. SQL Search is available in all editions; ReadyRoll Core and SQL Prompt Core available in Enterprise edition only.

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