Microsoft .NET

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.NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many types of applications.

Release Released Support Status Latest
7.0 1 year and 8 months ago
(08 Nov 2022)
Ended 1 month and 3 weeks ago
(14 May 2024)
7.0.13
(24 Oct 2023)
6.0 (LTS) 2 years and 8 months ago
(08 Nov 2021)
Ends in 4 months
(12 Nov 2024)
6.0.24
(24 Oct 2023)
5.0 3 years and 7 months ago
(10 Nov 2020)
Ended 2 years ago
(08 May 2022)
5.0.17
(10 May 2022)
Core 3.1 (LTS) 4 years and 7 months ago
(03 Dec 2019)
Ended 1 year and 6 months ago
(13 Dec 2022)
3.1.32
(13 Dec 2022)
Core 3.0 4 years and 9 months ago
(23 Sep 2019)
Ended 4 years ago
(03 Mar 2020)
3.0.3
(19 Feb 2020)
Core 2.2 5 years and 7 months ago
(04 Dec 2018)
Ended 4 years and 6 months ago
(23 Dec 2019)
2.2.8
(19 Nov 2019)
Core 2.1 (LTS) 6 years ago
(30 May 2018)
Ended 2 years and 10 months ago
(21 Aug 2021)
2.1.30
(19 Aug 2021)
Core 2.0 6 years and 10 months ago
(14 Aug 2017)
Ended 5 years and 9 months ago
(01 Oct 2018)
2.0.9
(10 Jul 2018)

Microsoft publishes new major releases of .NET Core on a regular cadence, enabling developers, the community and businesses to plan their roadmaps. Beginning with .NET Core 3.1, these releases will happen every November and every other release will be LTS. LTS releases are supported for three years after the initial release.

More information is available on the Microsoft .NET website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
dotnet --version

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