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Visual Studio Professional

Professional developer tools and services for individual developers or small teams.
Licensed By: 

UMD Campus

Licensed Devices: 
Labs, VCL, Classrooms
University Owned
License Type: 
Authorized User
Additional Information: 

Visual Studio Professional

This version is for faculty and staff of the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) only. Software can be installed on machines that are owned by the institution. A license must be purchased for download access. 

Visual Studio Community Version

This is a fully-featured, extensible, free IDE for creating modern applications for Android, iOS, Windows, as well as web applications and cloud services.

  • For individuals: Any individual developer can use Visual Studio Community to create their own free or paid apps.
  • For organizations: An unlimited number of users within an organization can use Visual Studio Community for the following scenarios: in a classroom learning environment, for academic research, or for contributing to open source projects.
  • For all other usage scenarios: In non-enterprise organizations, up to five users can use Visual Studio Community. In enterprise organizations (meaning those with >250 PCs or >$1 Million US Dollars in annual revenue), no use is permitted beyond the open source, academic research, and classroom learning environment scenarios described above.