Running an application developed using Visual C++ programming language requires you to have the Visual C++ Libraries components installed on your computer. This can be time-consuming as you have to download and install each component separately.
By downloading and installing the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package, you can easily avoid this situation. This Package contains all the components of Visual C++ Libraries that are required to run applications developed with Visual C++ SP1.
The application has a wizard-based user interface which guides you through the installation process. As you install the package, you are likewise installing the components of Visual C++ Libraries which includes C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, ATL, MFC, OpenMP and MSDIA libraries.
This package comes in two variants based on your system CPU architecture: x64 and x86. But there are some applications on your computer that uses the one variant even though your system is based on the other. So, it’s advised to download both variants.
Overall, the application saves you the trouble of downloading and installing each required Visual C++ Libraries components.
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in os components category and is available to all software users as a free download.