Visual Studio 2013 can be installed on:
- Windows 7 SP1
- Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows Server 2012
Visual Studio 2013 can be installed on the machine together with the previous versions of Visual Studio like VS 2012 or VS 2010.
Along with Visual Studio 2013 Microsoft announced .NET 4.5.1. This is a compatible update for .NET 4.5 and it will be the part of Windows 8.1. While we have to wait for .NET 5.0 for some revolutionary features, .NET 4.5.1 includes mostly enhancements targeted in developer productivity and application performance.