Software Update: Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 16.8.4

Microsoft has released a fourth update for version 16.8 of Visual Studio 2019. This popular programming development environment has useful options to make programming easier in Visual C++, Visual Basic, C#, F#, Python and R, among others. The complete list of the changes in the 2019 edition can be found in the accompanying release notes. Version 16.8 adds support for .NET 5.0, among other things. In version 16.8.2, Microsoft has made the following improvements:

Issues Addressed in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.8.4:

  • Fixed an issue where C#-specific IntelliCode components may not be installed if IntelliCode had previously been installed from the Visual Studio Marketplace in older versions of Visual Studio
  • Transitive project references are now respected when a PackageReference projects references packages.config projects with PackageReference dependencies.
  • Adds Xcode 12.3 support.
  • Fixes x86_64 watchOS 7.0+ simulator support

Version number 16.8.4
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Website Microsoft
License type Paid