Notices: This section not yet converted to new layout. Download stats are rolling back out.

Visual F# Tools


Package test results are passing.

Private CDN cached downloads available for licensed customers. Never experience 404 breakages again! Learn more...

This package was approved by moderator doc on 1/2/2016.

This package updates Visual F# tools in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate, Premium, Professional to support new features in F# 4.0. This package can also be installed on top of Visual Studio 2013 Express for Windows Desktop, and Visual Studio 2013 Express for Web. If installing on a system without Visual Studio, the compiler and runtime will be deployed without IDE tooling. All recent versions of Visual Studio come with the Visual F# Tools, using an on-demand install the first time you create or open an F# project.

To install Visual F# Tools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install visualfsharptools

To upgrade Visual F# Tools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade visualfsharptools


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'visualfsharptools'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/install /quiet'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft


Release Notes


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Visual F# Tools 3.1.2 2747 Wednesday, August 20, 2014  
Visual F# Tools 3.1.1 266 Wednesday, July 30, 2014  

Discussion for the Visual F# Tools Package

Ground rules:

  • This discussion is only about Visual F# Tools and the Visual F# Tools package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the google group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or Visual F# Tools, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.

comments powered by Disqus uses cookies to enhance the user experience of the site.