What's with all the different products?

For Visual Studio 2005, we have a lot more products offered than in 2003.

The Team System line of products include:

  • Team Suite
  • Team Developer
  • Team Test
  • Team Architect
  • Team Foundation Server (available early next year)

In addition, we also have:

  • Professional
  • Standard
  • Academic
  • Visual Source Safe
  • Tools for Office
  • Express Editions

To decide what the best fit is, visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/

If you want to try out the products, you can download the Express Editions from http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/default.aspx or order a trial edition at http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/products/trial/.

Go ahead and test out all the cool stuff we have in Visual Studio 2005.