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Visual Studio 2012 Express Download Windows 7 [UPDATED]

Visual Studio 2012 updates are cumulative releases that include new features and fixes that were delivered in previous Visual Studio 2012 Updates. The following download link always points you to the latest update:

Visual Studio 2012 Express Download Windows 7

Today Visual Studio has made Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop available and you can go download it now free. The best part is that this one SKU supports C++, C#, and Visual Basic together. With this one free version you can make WinForms, WPF, Console or Class Libraries with any or all of Visual Basic, C#, as well as Win32 projects, class libraries, and CLR apps using C++. You can also, of course, combine projects over multiple languages into a single solution. You can target both .NET 4.0 and 4.5.

A few months ago, Soma announced plans for a Visual Studio Express 2012 edition for Windows Desktop. Today, we are happy to share that this new Express product is available for download. (You can find the system requirements and download details here.) This post is written by Jennifer Leaf, one of the program managers working on the new product.

With today's releases, Microsoft is altering its standard procedure of first dibs for MSDN subscribers and instead, making the Visual Studio 2012 tooling available to all developers on August 15. MSDN subscribers, however, can access the Windows 8 RTM for testing purposes, starting today. Developers without an MSDN subscription can download a 90-day trial of the Windows 8 Enterprise edition. The company also released the Windows 8 RTM to TechNet subscribers so that IT professionals can begin testing the new operating system.

The free Visual Studio Express 2012 tools for Windows 8 (Metro-style apps) and the Web are also available for download, starting today. The free Express tools for Windows Desktop (originally dropped from the lineup and then added after developers balked) and Windows Phone are expected later this fall, according to Microsoft Corporate Vice President S. Somasegar, who heads the Developer Division.

Visual Studio 2012 supports Office 2013 and Windows Phone 8 development but the tooling for the upcoming Office and the Windows Phone platforms is not part of the August 15th downloads, according to Jason Zander, Microsoft corporate vice president of the Visual Studio team. A preview of the Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 was released last month when the company officially introduced Office 2013 along with the new Cloud App Model for extensibility across client applications and the Web in Office and SharePoint 2013.

Sure, You can create console application from visual studio 2012 Express.Visual studio 2012 express has no separate template for Console application.But it has template for class library.One solution you can find here . -console-application-in-visual.html