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ArcGIS Runtime SDK and ArcGIS Addins are two different things. If you want to develop standalone application then choose ArcGIS Runtime Sdk. If you want to extend ArcGIS Desktop , then you should start developing with ArcObjects (e.g. using addins). So first install ArcGIS Desktop and then install ArcObject SDK for .NET which is accompanied with ArcGIS ...
In Visual Studio Menubar go to File->New->Project. Then a dialog opens, there you can choose in Templates/ Visual C#/ ArcGIS/ Desktop Add-ins and in example ArcMap-AddIn. Give your new Project a nice Name and click OK and then the ArcGIS Add-Ins Wizard should open.
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