Announcing .NET Framework 4.8 Early Access Build 3745

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As we get closer to the final version, our efforts are focused on stabilizing the release over the coming weeks. Please keep up the support by trying out our latest preview 3745 and provide any feedback you may have for the build or for .NET 4.8 overall, via the .NET Framework Early Access GitHub repository.

Supported Windows Client versions: Windows 10 version 1809, Windows 10 version 1803, Windows 10 version 1709, Windows 10 version 1703, Windows 10 version 1607, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1

Supported Windows Server versions: Windows Server 2019, Windows Server version 1803, Windows Server version 1709, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

This build includes an updated .NET 4.8 runtime as well as the .NET 4.8 Developer Pack (a single package that bundles the .NET Framework 4.8 runtime, the .NET 4.8 Targeting Pack and the .NET Framework 4.8 SDK). Please note: this build is not supported for production use.

Next steps:
To explore the new build, download the .NET 4.8 Developer Pack. Instead, if you want to try just the .NET 4.8 runtime, you can download either of these:

You can checkout the fixes included in this preview build or if you would like to see the complete list of improvements in 4.8 so far, please go here.

This preview build is also included in the next update for Windows 10. You can sign up for Windows Insiders to validate that your applications work great on the latest .NET Framework included in the latest Windows 10 releases.

Thanks!

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Namrata Karnam

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9 Comments
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Catalin Pop 2019-02-22 01:23:16
Oh my god! What happened to the blogs? This looks like a Word document! ... Oh, Microsoft you really clueless when it comes to any kind of design! I can't even read this on UHD it hurts my eyes! Please STOP!
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Whitehouse, Edgar 2019-02-22 08:56:22
Why does this blog post say "Please note: this build is not supported for production use."  and also "This preview build is also included in the next update for Windows 10."? Either it is production ready or it isn't. Which one?
misha kapoor
misha kapoor 2019-02-22 22:59:10
  very informative blog !! all concepts are explain very clearly,this blog are really helpful for Dot Net beginners. https://www.exltech.in/java-training.html
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Tom Austin 2019-02-25 11:55:09
Where can we find details about the bugs fixed? 410007 is listed for the WPF ItemsControl automation issue but how do we see the details for that?
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Benjamin Wiens 2019-03-12 08:01:20
When will the final version be available? Can you name a date?
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Pierre Festas 2019-04-08 05:52:32
Will the Final Release of this Framework 4.8 be included in the Windows 10 19H1 release in May 2019, or will it be an optional Windows 10 update ?