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This is a prerelease version of Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview.

Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview

16.0.0.40300-preview1

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Overview

Visual Studio Build Tools 2019 Preview is a preview of the next major version of Visual Studio.

Visual Studio Preview gives you early access to the latest features and improvements not yet available in the main release. By trying Preview, you can take advantage of new builds and updates that ship on a frequent cadence. For more information on Visual Studio Preview installs, visit the FAQ page. Visual Studio and Visual Studio Preview can be installed side-by-side on the same device.

This release is not "go-live" and not intended for use on production computers or for creating production code.

Please note that the preview version is continuously evolving and certain features may not work as expected. This version is also not licensed to build shipping applications.

To find out what's new or to see the known issues, see the Visual Studio 2019 Preview release notes.
System requirements

Customizations and Optional features

By default, the package installs only the bare minimum required (the MSBuild Tools workload). The easiest way to add more development features is to use the workload packages listed in the Release Notes section.

All package parameters are passed to the Visual Studio installer, enabling full customization of the installation. The possible parameters are described here. The package passes --norestart --wait by default, and --quiet, unless --passive is specified in the package parameters.

After installing the package, more features can also be added by launching the Visual Studio Installer application from the Start Menu.

The language of the installed software can be controlled using the package parameter --locale language.
The list of languages is presented here. By default, the operating system display language is used.

Full installation

This command will install Visual Studio Build Tools with all available workloads and optional components, display progress during the installation and specify the English language regardless of operating system settings:

choco install visualstudio2019buildtools-preview --package-parameters "--allWorkloads --includeRecommended --includeOptional --passive --locale en-US"

More package parameter examples

Notes

A reboot may be required after (or even before) installing/uninstalling this package.
If control over reboots is required, it is advisable to install the dependencies (esp. dotnetfx 4.7.2 or later) first, perform a reboot if necessary, and then install this package.

To install Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install visualstudio2019buildtools-preview --pre

To upgrade Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade visualstudio2019buildtools-preview --pre

Files

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  • tools\.skipAutoUninstall
  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    Install-VisualStudio `
        -PackageName 'visualstudio2019buildtools-preview' `
        -ApplicationName 'Microsoft Visual Studio Build Tools 2019 Preview' `
        -Url 'https://download.visualstudio.microsoft.com/download/pr/e2c3c503-730b-46da-bd64-a0a573624a7f/7e3dabc201e9cd458b7abf4b055d8160/vs_buildtools.exe' <# https://aka.ms/vs/16/pre/vs_buildtools.exe #> `
        -Checksum '2359FC78E3077A2045AE6D683536EAC6EC80FF53614D402DA91890673FA9DAB3' `
        -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
        -InstallerTechnology 'WillowVS2017OrLater' `
        -Product 'BuildTools' `
        -VisualStudioYear '2019' `
        -Preview $true
    
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    Remove-VisualStudioProduct `
        -PackageName 'visualstudio2019buildtools-preview' `
        -Product 'BuildTools' `
        -VisualStudioYear '2019' `
        -Preview $true
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft

Copyright

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Tags

Release Notes

Software

Visual Studio 2019 Preview release notes

Package

16.0.0.40300-preview1:
- Package metadata updated for Visual Studio 2019 version 16.0.0 Preview 4.3 (the native installer always installs the latest released Visual Studio 2019 Preview build).
- Updated bootstrapper url.
- Updated description and metadata.
- Updated extension dependency.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview 16.0.0.40300-preview1 17 Tuesday, March 19, 2019 exempted
Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview 16.0.0.40200-preview1 20 Tuesday, March 12, 2019 exempted
Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview 16.0.0.40100-preview1 9 Saturday, March 9, 2019 exempted
Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview 16.0.0.30000-preview1 11 Thursday, February 21, 2019 exempted
Visual Studio 2019 Build Tools Preview 16.0.0.10100-preview1 17 Friday, January 18, 2019 exempted

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