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Export the Manifest

Export-VcManifest will export the internal Redistributable manifests if you want to store an external copy for creating a custom manifest. Both the supported and unsupported Redistributable manifests can be exported to a specified file in JSON format.


Required parameters

  • Path - Path to the JSON file the content will be exported to.

Optional parameters

  • ExportAll - Switch parameter that forces the export of Visual C++ Redistributables including unsupported Redistributables


Export the manifest of supported Redistributables:

Export-VcManifest -Path C:\Temp\VcRedists.json

Export the manifest of all supported and unsupported Redistributables:

Export-VcManifest -Path .\VcRedists.json -Export All

Export the manifest of all supported Redistributables:

Export-VcManifest -Path .\VcRedists.json -Export Supported

Export the manifest of all unsupported Redistributables:

Export-VcManifest -Path .\VcRedists.json -Export Unsupported