只要是 Visual Studio 2008 標準版（Standard）或以上，即可免費下載安裝使用。
This final release of the Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack extends the VC++ Libraries shipped with Visual Studio 2008 and is fully covered under Microsoft’s standard support policies.
The VC++ 2008 MFC libraries have been extended to support creation of applications that have:
- Office Ribbon style interface
- Office 2007, Office 2003 and Office XP look and feel
- Modern Visual Studio-style docking toolbars and panes
- Fully customizable toolbars and menus
- A rich set of advanced GUI controls
- Advanced MDI tabs and groups
- And much more!
This feature pack also includes an implementation of TR1. Portions of TR1 are scheduled for adoption in the upcoming C++0x standard as the first major addition to the ISO 2003 standard C++ library. Our implementation includes a number of important features such as:
- Smart pointers
- Regular expression parsing
- New containers (tuple, array, unordered set, etc)
- Sophisticated random number generators
- Polymorphic function wrappers
- Type traits
- And more!
Note: This feature pack does not include C99 compatibility or support for special math functions.