Visual Studio 2012 System requirements

Visual Studio 2012 is released and is readily available for download freely whose links of the ISO images are given. Visual Studio 2012 is equipped with .NET framework 4.5 and is a n amazing software for the developers. You can taste the tool which brings the Modern UI to developers so that they can build apps, websites based on Modern UI. Developers still think whether they can install it or not so for them here is the Visual Studio 2012 system requirements.

Visual Studio 2012

Visual Studio 2012 System Requirements:
Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64)
  • Windows 8
     (x86 and x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 (x64)

Supported Architectures: 32-bit (x86) | 64-bit (x64) Hardware Requirements:

  •  1.6 GHz or faster processor
  • 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
  • 10 GB of available hard disk space
  • 5400 RPM hard drive
  • DirectX 9-capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution

Want to download visit: Visual Studio 2012 | Windows 8

One can still use the free Windows 8 Release Preview.

  • adrian

    this software wil not install on windows 7

    • It’ll install on Windows 7. Check the system requirements. You must be running SP1 for it. May be other pre-requisites are not fulfilled.

  • Mohit Mittal

    Visual Studio 2012 can be installed in Windows Server 2008 standard Edition?

  • anto


    Im trying to instal visual studio 2012 professional edition on a laptop with windows 8 64 bit OS. the installation keeps stopping at a stage saying pre-requisites are not available…

    Be happy to get some help here…


  • Luqman

    Hi Friends,

    I have installed XP which is fully updated till today.can i install “visual studio 2012” in it?

    • No Luqman. You need at least Windows 7 or later.

  • Salvi

    Can this program run in win10?

    • Earlier there were issues with preview builds. But now you can install on Windows 10 and it will work fine.