Silk4Net does not show up on Visual Studio 2015 Express Edition
Microsoft do not allow the loading of any third-party extensions in Visual Studio 2015 Express Edition.
Microsoft's Ryan Molden, (...) said that disallowing non-Microsoft extensions is deliberate:
"We don't prevent you from INSTALLING a package to Express (since that just means 'writing some bits into the registry'), but it will never successfully load.
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Silk4Net 18.0 supports the following versions of Visual Studio:
Visual Studio 2010 • Professional • Ultimate
Visual Studio 2012 • Professional • Ultimate
Visual Studio 2013 • Community • Professional • Premium • Ultimate
Visual Studio 2015 • Community • Professional