Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate is available for download (Direct ISO links)

With Windows 8.1 RTM release to MSDN and TechNet subscribers Microsoft also announced the Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate. Visual Studio 2013 RC is readily available for download. Visual Studio 2013 will RTM on October 18th with Windows 8.1 General Availability and on November 13th Visual Studio 2013 Virtual Launch is decided. Check out the events page for Virtual Launch event of VS 2013.

Visual Studio 2013 RC

Visual Studio 2013 RC Code Lens

Visual Studio 2013 RC Work Item Charting

There are lots of new features added, bugs fixed and other improvements regarding performance is done. Few features which are new in this release are related to:

  • XAML Editor
  • Cloud Business App
  • C++
  • TypeScript
  • CodeLens
  • Work Item Charting
  • Feedback (Based on Feedback more than hundreds of improvements are done)

Download Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate Direct ISO links and Web Installers:

Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 RC:  Web Installer | ISO Image (SHA-1: 1E501BE74D763AA3F0B9C60FB7BF46C2620A3676)
Visual Studio Premium 2013 RCWeb Installer ISO Image (SHA-1: 0749196D2A5ED4A9486060BAE0A1197FDD900151)
Visual Studio Professional 2013 RCWeb Installer ISO Image (SHA-1: C6B423F31CCF4DD11B27729720B6747A22A6BC3C)
Visual Studio Test Professional 2013 RCWeb Installer ISO Image
Team Foundation Server 2013 RCWeb Installer ISO Image

Visual Studio Express 2013 Release Candidate Direct ISO links and Web Installers:

Visual Studio Express 2013 RC for Web: Web Installer | ISO Image
Visual Studio Express 2013 RC for Windows Desktop: Web Installer | ISO Image
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 2013 RC: Web Installer | ISO Image

Download Page for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate.

Note: Visual Studio 2013 RC requires Windows 8.1 RTM (already available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers). It can’t be installed on Windows 8.1 Preview or Windows Server 2012 Preview)

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