Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

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

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