Where do I download FS Pro for Word?

Download links

When you have purchased FS Pro for Word or need to re-install the software, you can download the package you need using one of the following links:


Recommended version:

(Microsoft 365 Apps, Microsoft Office 2019, 2021)

Downloads-icon.png FS Pro for Word.exe (recommended for 'regular' users)


Downloads-icon.png FS Pro for Word.msi (recommended for system admins)


Important information for system admins

  • Before installing the latest fs pro msi, please manually remove all existing fs pro installations from your computer!

  • When installing the .msi, the following dependencies need to be installed first:
(Note: Despite its name, Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime is the latest and up-to-date version. The naming hasn't been updated, but the software has. More info see below)

Do you prefer a version without updates?

Administrators can prevent users from being prompted to install updates by using a settings file with FS Pro for Word.

Previous FS Pro for Word Versions can be found here

You can find all the official releases here 

Clarification on "Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime" Dependency:


Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime: This download installs the Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime. This is a prerequisite for running Microsoft Office based solutions built using Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and all subsequent supported versions of Visual Studio.

  1. Naming Misconception: Although the name includes "2010", the "Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime" is the most recent and actively supported version of this specific runtime.

  2. Software Update: As an example of its continuous updates, version 10.0.60910 was released in August 2023. However, newer versions might be available, so always refer to the official sources for the most recent release details.

  3. Software Maintenance: The software has consistently carried the "2010" label, but it is frequently updated and maintained to ensure relevance.

  4. Distinction from Visual Studio 2022: It is crucial to understand that the "Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime" and Visual Studio 2022 are distinct products. They may have similar naming conventions, but they serve different purposes. Consequently, the runtime can be seamlessly installed alongside Visual Studio 2022.

  5. Compatibility & Support: Despite the "2010" naming, users can be confident in the runtime's compatibility and ongoing support.

  6. Purpose: The runtime is essential for ensuring that Microsoft Office solutions developed with Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and newer supported versions of Visual Studio run effectively.

More information regarding the naming and purpose can be found on the official website of Microsoft

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