I am trying to install the parallel studio xe 2017 composer edition for FORTRAN. I got error message asking for MS Visual studio 12 or 15, it says otherwise some components will not work. What should I do? Doesn't the Intel parallel studio xe provide MS visual studio shell?
Yes, it includes a Visual Studio 2013 Shell for commercial and academic users.
It also requires some prerequisites to install. Please follow instructions in below article:
Hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more assistance.