Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office 2005 Runtime (VSTO 2005 RTM)
The Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office (VSTO 2005) redistributable package installs the Visual Studio Tools for Office runtime, which is required to run solutions built using VSTO 2005.
- NOTE: THIS DOWNLOAD IS FOR THE VSTO 2005 RUNTIME. To download the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition (VSTO 2005 SE) runtime, click here
The VSTO 2005 redistributable package installs the Visual Studio Tools for Office runtime, which is required to run solutions built using VSTO 2005. This runtime supports document-level customizations for Microsoft Office Excel 2003 and Microsoft Office Word 2003, and application-level add-ins for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003.
For information about Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office, see the Microsoft Office Developer Center.
This download is no longer available on microsoft.com. The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.
Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
- Required Software:
- .NET Framework v2.0: You must also install the Microsoft .NET Framework v2.0 redistributable package before you install the VSTO 2005 redistributable package.
- Version of Microsoft Office: Developing and running Office customizations built with VSTO 2005 requires at least one of the following versions of Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
- Microsoft Office Professional Enterprise Edition 2003
- Microsoft Word 2003
- Microsoft Excel 2003
- Microsoft Outlook 2003
- Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 Trial
- Microsoft Office System Evaluation 2003 Enterprise Edition
- Required Software:
- Important: Make sure you have the latest service pack and critical updates for the version of Windows that you are running. To find recent security updates, visit Windows Update.
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