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Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

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Originally posted to Chuck Walbourn's Blog on MSDN,

An update to Visual Studio 2013 is now available for download.

For more details see Visual Studio Team Blog, Brian Harry’s blog, and Somasegar’s blog.

Official KB article 2933779. There’s also a list of bugs fixed for this release.

Compiler and CRT

VS 2013 Update 3 includes a new version of the C++ compiler (18.00.30723.0). There’s no new C/C++ Runtime–it still uses CRT version 12.0.21005.1 from VS 2013 RTM), but there are updated remote debugging tools packages.

Windows SDK: VS 2013 Update 3 includes the April 2014 refresh of the Windows 8.1 SDK for the Windows 8.1 Update.

Windows phone: The Windows Phone 8.1 Update emulators are now also available for download.

VS Graphics Diagnostics: See this article for details. See also KB 2955817.

Improved optimized debugging: The /Zo switch is now officially supported. See Bruce Dawson’s blog for the gory details.

Related: Visual Studio 2013 RTM, VS 2013 Update 1, VS 2013 Update 2, VS 2013 Update 4, VS 2013 Update 5