Visual Studio 2013 enables developers to build applications for all Microsoft platforms from one powerful IDE. Supporting native development with Visual C++ or .NET development with Visual Basic .NET, C# or F#, it covers a range of technologies including Windows Forms, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight, WPF, Windows Azure, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Windows Phone.
For greatest value, buy Visual Studio together with an MSDN Subscription and get development and testing licenses of up to 11 terabytes of Microsoft software, free Azure credit, free technical support incidents and more (features dependent on edition purchased).
Visual Studio can be purchased as a boxed (retail) product or on a volume licensing scheme. Individual development tools are licenced per user as are MSDN subscriptions. With an MSDN subscription, one person can use the software to design, develop, test, or demonstrate his or her programs on any number of devices. Each person who uses the software this way needs a license.
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Visual Studio 2013 Professional
Visual Studio Professional 2013 can help you create applications that have innovative user experiences that delight your customers. The integrated environment makes complex tasks easier so that you can focus on achieving your goals. By using Visual Studio Professional 2013, you can deliver quality applications on Windows, Windows Phone, Office, the web, or the cloud.
The Professional Edition can also be purchased with an MSDN Subscription which provides Team Foundation Server (with one client access licence), test and development licenses of Windows, Windows Server and SQL Server, a range of Windows Azure benefits, 2 free technical support incidents and 1 free Microsoft e-learning collection.
Visual Studio 2013 Premium
Whether you are writing code, planning, testing, debugging, or managing applications, you can use the powerful tools in Visual Studio Premium 2013 to increase productivity and enable seamless collaboration in your development team to continuously deliver high-quality applications across devices or the cloud.
The Premium Edition's MSDN Subscription provides all the features of the Professional Edition's MSDN Subscription, plus additionally provides production use licences of Office Professional Plus, test and development licenses of Office, Dynamics, all other Microsoft Server products (SharePoint, Exchange etc.), a range of Windows Azure benefits, 4 free technical support incidents and 2 free Microsoft e-learning courses.
Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate
Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 is the state-of-the-art development solution that empowers teams of all sizes to design, create and modernise scalable applications that span devices and services. A simplified development solution enables all roles involved in a software project to create the high-quality, mission-critical software your company depends on.
The Ultimate Edition's MSDN Subscription provides all the features of the Premium Edition's MSDN Subscription, plus includes Visual Studio Feature Packs that provide additional functionality exclusively to MSDN Ultimate subscribers.
Visual Studio 2013 Test Professional
A special edition of Visual Studio designed for testers (The Test Professional Edition cannot develop applications). The Test Professional Edition comes with:
- Numerous testing tools including manual testing, exploratory testing and test case management
- Lab management tools for creating virtual test environments.
The Test Professional Edition comes with a full MSDN Subscription which provides Team Foundation Server and 1 Client Access Licence (CAL) to access it, test and development licenses of Windows, Windows Server and SQL Server, 2 free technical support incidents and 1 free Microsoft e-learning collection.