12/09/2020: this post was updated to clarify that Client operating systems will get .NET Core updates via Automatic Updates, while Server operating systems will get .NET Core updates via WSUS and MU Catalog.
12/14/2021: this post was updated to reflect Hosting Bundle updates are also available on Microsoft Update now.
Starting in ...
7/15/2021: this post was revised to update the support period for "Current" releases from 15 months to 18 months, or 6 months after the next release ships.
While we've covered .NET Core releases, cadence and support policies in previous blog posts, the information has been distributed across a couple of individual posts. With the...
Today, we are releasing the .NET Core November 2019 Update. These updates only contain non-security fixes. See the individual release notes for details on updated packages.
NOTE: If you are a Visual Studio user, there are MSBuild version requirements so use only the .NET Core SDK supported for each Visual Studio version. Information needed to...
Today, we are happy to share an Early Access build for the .NET Framework 4.8. This includes an updated .NET 4.8 runtime as well as the .NET 4.8 Developer Pack (a 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 help us ensure this is a high quality and ...
We released .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK. See .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK release notes for complete details on the release.
A full list of the changes in this update can be found in the commit list.
Getting the Update
The .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK August 2018 Update is available from the .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK download page.
You can ...
Last Updated: 9/14/2017
We are happy to announce the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 is now available on Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and the Microsoft Update (MU) Catalog for the following operating systems:
Client platforms: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607)
Server platforms: ...