How To Install Visual Studio 2022

Introduction

In this article, I am going to explain how to download and install Visual Studio 2022 Version 17.0, step by step, and create a simple .NET 6.0 Console application.

Microsoft’s 64-bit Visual Studio IDE officially launched on November 8, 2021.

Visual Studio 2022 Version 17.0 supports .Net 6.0 applications. Here we have downloaded and install Visual Studio 2022 Version 17.0 Community edition.

Visual Studio 2022 Community edition is free. 

Step 1

You can download and install Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0 from this link.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 2

Click the "Download" button for downloading the VS 2022 executable file on the downloaded path.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 3

Open your systems download path and find the .exe file.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 4

Double-click the .exe file, the Visual Studio installer window will open. Click "Continue".

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 5

Downloading and installing the progress bar window will open after clicking the continue button.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 6

After completing the download and installation, then workloads will open. We need to select what are the workloads we need. Here, we selected ASP.NET and web development, Azure development.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

This workload will install the following packages by default.

Now, you can add or remove any optional package or individual components from the list.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 7

After selecting the desired packages, just click the “Install” button to install.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 8

Once the installation is completed. Visual Studio 2022 lunched for the first time. 

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Now Visual Studio has been successfully launched. When we open Visual Studio for the first time, it takes 15-30 seconds for its initial internal setup.

Step 9

It will load your existing Visual Studio profile. It may also ask you to login into your Microsoft account. If you don’t have a Microsoft account, you can create a new account.

The sign-in step is optional so it can be skipped. But, don’t skip this! Sign in with your Gmail / Microsoft account so that you can activate Visual Studio and get a lifetime license for Free.

 If you have no account then click Not now, Maybe later.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Step 10

Once done, you will be asked to choose the Development Settings and color theme.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

  1. Select a color theme of your choice, here we have selected the Blue theme and by default Development Settings select General.
  2. Select Start Visual Studio

Step 11

After selecting the required options, click on the Start Visual Studio option. We can see a newly designed landing page of Visual Studio where we see a list of recent projects. We can also clone or check out the code from GitHub and Azure DevOps. We can open a project or solution and a folder. Also, we can create a new project.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Creating Your First Project

Click on Create a new Project to create a new project.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

You can see various project types there. Choose “Console Application” project type for now.

Select console Application and click Next.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Give a valid name to your project and select a path for it. Then click Next button.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Now, choose framework .NET 6.0.Then click the create button.

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

The Console application project structure is shown below,

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Now, build and run the application.

Output

How To Download And Install Visual Studio 2022

Conclusion

In this article, we explained how to download and install Visual Studio 2022 Version 17.0 and install .NET 6.0 web development workload. Also created a simple Console application.