C++ Visual Studio version requirements for v6 (v7)

In our organisation, a standardisation effort is shaping up to get rid of most Visual Studio versions and agree on - probably - VS2019 going forward.
Now I’m wondering if this will work when I want to compile the C++ plug-ins for Rhino 6 - on this page I read that Visual Studio 2017 is required, but I’m wondering if VS2019 is also OK, or that maybe I can also use VS2019 with the certain SDKs installed that can be targeted.

Same question for Rhino 7.

Hi @menno,

Yes, you can use Visual C++ 2019 to build C++ plug-ins for both Rhino 6 and 7. This is what we use to build Rhino 6. Just make sure to install the v141 toolset, which is needed for Rhino 6.

– Dale

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