As we know Visual Studio 2022 is generally available with several improved and innovative features. However, it is generally available for 64 bits Windows machines only and still has preview version for mac OS.

Official Release Announcement:

Visual Studio 2022 is considered as best Visual studio ever because of new capabilities like it is easy work with large and complex workloads. We will get relief of Out of memory errors likewise it is more vigorous and responsive.

As per Microsoft, the insider code editor is called as Type Less, code more with IntelliCode which has powerful automatic code completion tools and understanding capabilities.

The Visual studio 2022 is generally available for all three versions: Community, Professional and Enterprise.

In this article, I will illustrate step by step how to install Visual Studio 2022.

 To install, you can download Visual Studio Installer from official site. as portrayed below.

After downloading Visual Studio installer, run it.

Click Continue. It will take some time to download and install the installer. After completion of installer, you will get below screen to choose components/workloads based on your development environment requirements.

We will get options to choose workloads, Individual Components, Language packs and Installation locations.

In my case, I am installing ASP.NET and web Development, Azure Development, and .NET desktop development workloads. Also, you will notice that, by default the location is C drive as highlighted.

However, we can install individual components, as illustrated below. In my case, I have selected 4.x .Net frameworks and .Net core 3.1, .NET 5, and .NET 6 likewise we can select previous versions based on our need.

After that, we can choose the locations for installation. You will notice that we can change location only for Visual Studio IDF, however, shared components will be installed in c drive, and we cannot change it.

There are two options for installation: Install while download and Download all, then Install.

Finally, we will click on Install to start the installation.

The installation process will commence with Downloading and Installing based on the selection.

This process will few hours based on your network bandwidth.

Installation is completed successfully.

After successful installation, it is recommended to restart the PC and then you are ready to use Visual Studio 2022.


In this article, I have portrayed step by step installation of Visual Studio 2022. Furthermore, I have elaborated the options during the installation process.

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