The Visual Studio Product Line
There are three primary editions of the Visual Studio product: Community, Professional with MSDN, and Enterprise with MSDN. Development teams need to understand which tool they need for their development projects and price point. At a high level, the primary tool editions are differentiated as follows.
Visual Studio Community—A free, full-featured version of the development tool for building Web, Windows, Desktop, and mobile applications. This new version of the tool is targeted at developers learning to code, doing open source projects, and taking academic courses.
Professional with MSDN—Includes the core features ...