Visual Studio 2017 workload and component IDs

The following pages list the workload and component IDs you'll need to install Visual Studio by using a command line, or to specify as a dependency in a VSIX manifest.

Edition ID Description
Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.Enterprise Microsoft DevOps solution for productivity and coordination across teams of any size
Visual Studio Professional 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.Professional Professional developer tools and services for small teams
Visual Studio Community 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.Community Free, fully-featured IDE for students, open-source and individual developers
Visual Studio Team Explorer 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.TeamExplorer Interact with Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services without a Visual Studio developer toolset
Visual Studio Build Tools 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.BuildTools The Visual Studio Build Tools allows you to build native and managed MSBuild-based applications without requiring the Visual Studio IDE. There are options to install the Visual C++ compilers and libraries, MFC, ATL, and C++/CLI support.
Visual Studio Test Agent 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.TestAgent Supports running automated tests and load tests remotely
Visual Studio Test Controller 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.TestController Distribute automated tests to multiple machines
Visual Studio Test Professional 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.TestProfessional Visual Studio Test Professional 2017
Visual Studio Feedback Client 2017 Microsoft.VisualStudio.Product.FeedbackClient Visual Studio Feedback Client 2017

For more information about how to use these lists, see the Use command-line parameters to install Visual Studio 2017 page and the How to: Migrate extensibility projects to Visual Studio 2017 page.

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