Visual Studio 2013 cannot open SSIS projects

I have a few SSIS projects that were written using VS 2010 and VS 2012 and when I try to open them using Visual Studio 2013 all I get is incompatible project. I downloaded the SSDT for VS 2013 but that did not help. Is there any way to get VS 2013 to open SSIS projects?
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rwheeler23Asked:
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Brian CroweDatabase AdministratorCommented:
I have had this issue myself on occasion.  I typically find it easier to create a new solution/project and add the packages as existing items as opposed to trying to make the older solutions/projects work in the new environment.

Maybe someone else has a silver bullet fix that I'm not aware of though.
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rwheeler23Author Commented:
I would try that if I could. If I click New Project I do not get the option for Business Intelligence and hence no option for an SSIS project. What the heck am I missing?
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Brian CroweDatabase AdministratorCommented:
It sounds like you need to install the DataTools which is the new name for the old BIDS tools.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42313
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rwheeler23Author Commented:
It took me a while but I believe I had stumbled upon this one. It is odd that these tools are not part of the basic SQL installation. Thanks for the tips.
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Brian CroweDatabase AdministratorCommented:
They are part of the install but they aren't included by default.
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rwheeler23Author Commented:
SSDT has been removed completely from SQL Server 2014.
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rwheeler23Author Commented:
Thanks
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