Microsoft ends support for older Visual Studio versions

Microsoft has posted a timeline for ending help of more mature variations of its signature Visible Studio IDE. The enterprise encourages buyers to shift to newer variations, specifically recently released Visual Studio 2022.

Microsoft describes 64-bit Visual Studio 2022 as the most effective edition of the system, but offers other enhance solutions as nicely. In a bulletin revealed February 10, Microsoft pointed out the stop of guidance dates and improve paths for three Visible Studio variations:

  • Visual Studio 2012 help ends January 9, 2023, for the IDE and linked solutions, runtimes, and parts. Buyers are encouraged to move to a newer variation of Visual Studio.
  • Visual Studio 2017 mainstream support ends April 12, 2022, whereupon the solution will go to prolonged guidance until finally April 2027. With prolonged assistance, fixes are furnished for security difficulties. Microsoft advises customers to shift to the 15.9 supported baseline to maintain help.
  • Visible Studio 2019 edition 16.7 assist ends April 12, 2022. People are advised to move to the variation 16.11 supported baseline or to Visible Studio 2022.
  • Visible Studio 2019 Preview Channel will no longer obtain updates after April 2022. Microsoft advises consumers to migrate both to Visible Studio 2022 Preview or Visible Studio 2019 Launch Channel to keep protected and get the hottest function updates.

Microsoft also cited some extended array support deadlines that will influence goods which include Visible Studio 2022 and Visible Studio 2019 many decades down the street. The current channel of Visible Studio 2022, for instance, will get mainstream support until January 2027. In general guidance will finish in January 2032, approximately 10 decades from now. Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11 receives mainstream help until eventually April 2024. Visible Studio 2010 and previously versions are no lengthier supported.

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