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VS 2022 Update 5


Chuck Walbourn -

Visual Studio 2022 Update 5 (a.k.a. 17.5) is now available for download, including the updated Community edition. The VS 2022 Redistribution packages are also available (x86, x64, arm64), as well as the Remote Debugging Tools (x86, x64, arm64). For more information, see the Visual Studio Team blog.

Compiler and CRT

VS 2022 Update 5 includes a revision of the C/C++ compiler (19.35.32215.0). This release of the compiiler includes a new /Zc:checkGwOdr conformance switch for Whole Program Optimization. See the Visual C++ Team blog for details.

17.5 update C++ compiler
17.5.0 19.35.32215.0
17.5.3 19.35.32216.1
17.5.4 19.35.32217.1

The C/C++ Runtime (14.34.31938) is binary compatible with VS 2015 Update 3 through VS 2022, which means you can safely link C/C++ code built with VS 2015 Update 3, VS 2017, or VS 2019 with VS 2022. See Microsoft Docs for details. A full list of updates to the Standard C++ Library can be found on GitHub.

C++ Core Guidelines Checkers: See this blog post for details on life-time tracking features.

CMake: This update also includes CMake version 3.25.

ARM64: The ARM64 edition of Visual Studio includes both the x64 and arm64 native version of clang/LLVM 15.0.1 toolset.

Related: Visual Studio 2022, VS 2022 Update 1, VS 2022 Update 2, VS 2022 Update 3, VS 2022 Update 4