File under “You can’t do this with 32-bit addressing”: 1,600 projects and about 300,000 individual files open at once in VS 2022. [credit:
Earlier today, Microsoft offered us a peek at Visual Studio 2022, which will offer its first public preview builds later this summer. If you’re into the Visual Studio ecosystem, this looks like a killer upgrade.
Visual Studio enters the 64-bit world… finally
With Visual Studio 2022, you’ll finally be able to take advantage of all of your system RAM. Earlier versions of Visual Studio are 32-bit applications, thereby hobbling VS to a maximum of 2GiB RAM.
The new VS2022 is fully 64-bit—without which the first GIF in the gallery above wouldn’t be able to open a whopping 1,600 projects and roughly 300,000 files at once.