Python Tools for Visual Studio

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Python Tools for Visual Studio
Stable release
2.2.6 / January 13, 2017 (2017-01-13)[1]
Written inC#, Python
Operating systemWindows
TypeIntegrated development environment
LicenseApache License 2.0

Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is a plug-in for versions of Visual Studio up to VS 2015 providing support for programming in Python. Since VS 2017, it is integrated in VS and called Python Support in Visual Studio. It supports IntelliSense, debugging, profiling, MPI cluster debugging, mixed C++/Python debugging, and more. It is an open source project released under the Apache License, 2.0, and is developed primarily by Microsoft.

The first version was on Mar 8, 2011. The latest version for VS 2015 is 2.2.6.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.2.6 release page". Microsoft.

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