Pre-General Availability Draft: 2018-02-24
For the Community version of MySQL Shell: Before installing MySQL Shell, make sure you have the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 (available at the Microsoft Download Center) installed on your Windows system.
MySQL Shell is available on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and OS X for 64-bit platforms. MySQL Shell requires that the built-in X Plugin be active. You can install the server plugin before or after you install MySQL Shell. For instructions, see Installing the X Plugin.