Visual studio professional 2019, license key, with download


This article explains how to locate, clalặng, and export product keys from For more information about activating a hàng hóa with a key, retail and volume license versions of keys, và daily hàng hóa key clayên ổn limits, visit the sản phẩm keys overview.

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Locating & claiming product keys

You must be signed in to lớn your Visual Studio subscription to lớn view your sản phẩm keys. Individual product keys are found by selecting the xanh Get Key liên kết for a particular hàng hóa on the Downloads page as shown below. All keys are also available in aggregate on the Product Keys page. When multiple keys exist for a single hàng hóa, notes will be displayed on the Notes column for the download to lớn assist you in identifying which key should be used.


Some products bundle multiple editions of the product into a single download. In these cases, the product key entered determines which edition of the product is installed.Some keys are provided automatically, such as “static” keys, which you can use as many times as needed because activation is not required. Other keys must be claimed by selecting the Get Key link for the product.

Various key types are available, depending on the product.

Product key types

Key TypeDescription
Not ApplicableNo key is needed to lớn install this sản phẩm.
RetailRetail keys allow multiple activations and are used for retail builds of the sản phẩm. In many cases, 10 activations are allowed per key, though often more are allowed on the same machine.
Multiple ActivationA Multiple Activation Key (MAK) enables you to lớn activate multiple installations of a sản phẩm with the same key. MAKs are used with Volume Licensing versions of products. Typically, only one MAK key is provided per subscription.
Static Activation KeyStatic activation keys are provided for products that vị not require activation. They can be used for any number of installations.
Custom KeyCustom keys provide special actions or information lớn activate or install the hàng hóa.
VA 1.0Multiple activation keys, similar khổng lồ a MAK.
OEM KeyOriginal Equipment Manufacturer keys that allow multiple activations.

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DreamSpark Retail KeyRetail keys for DreamSpark allow one activation. DreamSpark Retail keys are issued in batches and are primarily intended for student consumption.
DreamSpark Lab KeyLab use keys for DreamSpark programs that allow multiple activations. DreamSpark Lab Keys are intended for use in university computer lab scenargame ios.
DreamSpark MAK KeyMAK keys for DreamSpark program customers.

You can clalặng a key from the download page for the hàng hóa, or you can search for the key you need on the Product Keys page.

Claiming sản phẩm keys

Only subscribers with active sầu subscriptions can download products and claim product keys. You can export your claimed keys from the Product Keys page while your subscription is active.

To clayên ổn a hàng hóa key:

Sign in to your Visual Studio subscription. You must be signed in to download products or clalặng product keys.Product keys are listed alphabetically by the name of the sản phẩm. You can either scroll down to the name of the desired sản phẩm, or search for it using the tìm kiếm bar at the top of the page.


In this example, we’ve used the tìm kiếm bar lớn locate a product key for Visual Studio Enterprise 2019.As you can see, there are several versions listed. One key each has already been claimed for Visual Studio Enterprise 2019 versions 16.0 & 16.1. Additional keys of different types are still available for both versions. Notice that you can record a brief note about claimed keys in the Notes column. You can use this with the date in the Claimed column to lớn keep track of the keys you’ve claimed. You might, for example, make notes when you activate an installation of the product using the key.

Exporting your claimed keys

You can export a các mục of the keys you have claimed. This includes a large selection of static & other keys that are automatically marked as “claimed” for you.


If your subscription expires, you will no longer be able lớn clayên ổn new keys or export your claimed keys.

To export your keys, select the Export all keys link at the far right of the Product Keys page. An .xml file entitled KeysExport.xml will be created, & you can choose khổng lồ open or save the tệp tin. You will need to lớn open the tệp tin with an application capable of handling .xml files. For example, you can open the file as a read-only workbook in Excel.


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Next steps

When you"re ready to tải về software & use keys, visit For more information about downloading software, see the downloading overview.