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The product support lifecycle information matching your search criteria is listed below.If you do not see your product listed below, check this additional product list for more lifecycle information.

Microsoft provides support on the current service pack, and in some cases the immediately preceding service pack, for the products listed below. See the Lifecycle Support Policy FAQ for details on the Service Pack Support Policy. If you have any questions regarding support for a product, please contact your Microsoft representative. If you need technical support, visit the Contact Microsoft Web site.

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HelpThe Lifecycle Start Date is the estimated date that a product or service is made available for support in its applicable worldwide markets.
 
HelpThe Mainstream Support date is the last date that the product will be in Mainstream Support.
 
HelpThe Extended Support date is the last date that a product will be in Extended Support.
 
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HelpThe Service Pack Date is the last date that the product will be in Service Pack Support.
Products ReleasedLifecycle Start DateMainstream Support End DateExtended Support End DateService Pack Support End DateNotes
Agents for Microsoft Visual Studio 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Agents for Visual Studio 201210/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Academic Edition4/15/20027/10/20077/14/20092/28/2006
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Architect4/15/20027/10/20077/14/20092/28/2006
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Developer4/15/20027/10/20077/14/20092/28/2006
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Professional Edition4/15/20027/10/20077/14/20092/28/2006
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 13/8/2005Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Architect7/10/200310/14/200810/8/201310/9/2007
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer7/10/200310/14/200810/8/201310/9/2007
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Professional Edition7/10/200310/14/200810/8/201310/9/2007
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 19/15/2006Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition1/27/20064/12/20114/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 112/14/2006Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition1/27/20064/12/20114/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition academic license1/27/20064/12/20114/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals3/2/20074/10/20124/11/2017
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Architects1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server6/17/20067/12/20117/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server Service Pack 112/14/2006Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Test Load Agent1/25/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Academic Edition2/19/20084/9/20134/10/201810/13/2009
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Express Edition Service Pack 18/11/2008Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition2/19/20084/9/20134/10/201810/13/2009
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 18/11/2008Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition2/19/20084/9/20134/10/201810/13/2009
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Premium6/29/20107/14/20157/14/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional6/29/20107/14/20157/14/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN6/29/20107/14/20157/14/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN Embedded6/29/20107/14/20157/14/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Remote Debugger6/29/20107/14/20157/14/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 13/8/2011Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Shell (Integrated)6/29/20107/14/20157/14/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Shell (Isolated)6/29/20107/14/20157/14/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Software Development Kit6/29/20107/14/20157/14/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate6/29/20107/14/20157/14/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN6/29/20107/14/20157/14/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Remote Tools10/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Software Development Kit10/31/20121/9/20181/10/2023
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Test Professional10/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Tools for Applications Software Development Kit7/28/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Update 411/12/2013Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the Developer lifecycle FAQ at http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifeDevTool
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Modeling Software Development Kit1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Integrated)1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Shell (Isolated)1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Software Development Kit1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Enterprise Edition8/10/1998Review NoteReview NoteThe support date for Visual Studio 6.0 is determined by its component product’s individual support life cycles. Please look up the individual product to determine its length of support.
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Professional Edition9/2/1998Review NoteReview NoteThe support date for Visual Studio 6.0 is determined by its component product’s individual support life cycles. Please look up the individual product to determine its length of support.
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 110/27/1998Not ApplicableNot Applicable4/11/2000
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 21/21/1999Not ApplicableNot Applicable6/13/2000
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 35/21/1999Not ApplicableNot Applicable10/9/2001
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 46/15/2000Not ApplicableNot Applicable3/31/2002
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 52/26/2001Not ApplicableNot Applicable4/12/2005
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 63/29/2004Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web10/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 810/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop12/11/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Lab Management 20106/29/20107/14/20159/8/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 201110/30/20111/10/20171/11/2022
Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 201210/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 201210/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Agents 20106/29/20107/14/20159/8/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer 20107/11/20107/14/20159/8/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer Everywhere 20107/11/20107/14/20159/8/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer Everywhere for Team Foundation Server1/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 20106/29/20107/14/20159/8/20204/10/2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 Service Pack 13/3/2011Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 201210/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 201210/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 20131/15/201410/9/201810/10/2023
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Architecture Edition2/19/20084/9/20134/10/2018
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition2/19/20084/9/20134/10/2018
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Development Edition2/19/20084/9/20134/10/2018
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Explorer2/14/20084/9/20134/10/2018
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server2/19/20084/9/20134/10/201810/13/2009
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Service Pack 18/11/2008Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport.
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite2/19/20084/9/20134/10/2018
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition2/19/20084/9/20134/10/2018
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Load Agent2/19/20084/9/20134/10/2018
Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional 20106/29/20107/14/20159/8/2020
Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System version 200312/4/20031/13/20091/14/2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 201210/31/20121/9/20181/10/20231/13/2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Release Management Client for Visual Studio 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024Future versions will be released with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server product. This product follows the same lifecycle as Visual Studio 2013 Team Foundation Server.
Team Explorer for Microsoft Visual Studio 201210/31/20121/9/20181/10/2023
Team Explorer for Visual Studio 20131/15/20144/9/20194/9/2024
Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition2/10/20154/9/20194/9/2024
Workflow Manager Tools for Visual Studio 201210/18/20121/9/20181/10/2023