This package installs run-time components of Visual C++ libraries and can be used to run such applications on a computer even if it does not have Visual Studio 2017 installed.
Install run-time components of Visual C++ libraries that are required to run C++ applications. Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable includes bug fixes to the runtime DLLs.
The Visual Studio 2013 VC++ Update 3.5 Redistributable Packages install run-time components that are required to run C++ applications that are built by using Visual Studio 2013.
The Visual Studio 2012 VC++ Redistributable Update 4 Packages install runtime components that are required to run C++ applications built with Visual Studio 2012.
The Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package installs runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries required to run applications developed with Visual C++ on a computer that does not have Visual C++ 2010 installed.