Visual Studio 2012 Update 4

For information about this previous release, see Visual Studio Updates and the Visual Studio Update KB Article.


This is not the latest version of Visual Studio. To download the latest release, please visit the current release notes for Visual Studio 2017.

Download Visual Studio 2012

Downloads for earlier versions of Visual Studio 2012 are available on This is a subscription-based site, but anyone can create a free Dev Essentials subscription. Please see the Dev Essentials page for more information.

Released Date: November 13, 2013

Updates for these other products are also available:

  • IntelliTrace Collector for Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012
  • Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 2012
  • Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2012
  • Agents for Visual Studio 2012
  • Agents for Visual Studio 2012 Language Pack
  • Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012


Support for Visual Studio 2012 is only provided on Update 4, which is considered the Visual Studio 2012 Service Pack, as well as the Visual Studio 2012 RTM version, released in August, 2012. For more information, see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy.

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