So what software is included in DreamSpark


DreamSpark is simple: it’s all about giving students Microsoft professional-level developer and designer tools at no charge so you can chase your dreams and create the next big breakthrough in technology—or just get a head start on your career.

DreamSpark gives students the chance to develop world-class software, Web applications, cool and creative designs as well as amazing games. Microsoft believes that students can do amazing things if they only have the right tools. Our company was started when many of the founders were still students, so we know what anything is possible.

To make this happen, we are aligning with universities, associations, and other communities around the world to make sure that DreamSpark reaches everyone as fast as possible. So, get a head start on a career, do better in class, or even show the world new things that technology can do…all with DreamSpark.

So what Software is included…

Developer and Designer Tools

Visual Studio 11 Professional Beta

Visual Studio 2010 Professional

Visual Studio 11 Express Beta for Web

Microsoft Expression Studio 4 Ultimate

Windows Phone and App Hub

Kinect for Windows SDK

XNA Game Studio 4

Kodu Game Lab

Small Basic

Microsoft Mathematics 4

Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 R3

Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition

Windows Multipoint Mouse SDK

Windows Embedded Standard 7

Windows Embedded CE 6.0

Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011

Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition

Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition

Visual C# 2008 Express Edition

Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition

Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition

Server & Applications

Windows Server "8" Beta

SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition

Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition

SQL Server 2008 R2 Develop

Windows Virtual PC 2007

SQL Server 2008 Express Edition

Training & Certification

Pluralsight On Demand

Comments (2)

  1. pois says:

    so no office?

  2. Lee Stott says:

    No office is not included with DreamSpark however you can by special office for student pricing from

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