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v3.0.0

Current

Released 2019-09-23

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0

Supports F# 4.7

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.3)

Included in Visual Studio 16.3

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19258.0

SDK 3.0.100

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macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

Runtime 3.0.0

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

v3.0.0-rc1

Preview

Released 2019-09-16

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.7-preview

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.3, latest preview)

Included in Visual Studio 16.3.0-preview4

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19251.0

SDK 3.0.100-rc1-014190

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macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

Runtime 3.0.0-rc1-19456-20

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

v3.0.0-preview9

Preview

Released 2019-09-04

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.7-preview

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.3, latest preview)

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19236

SDK 3.0.100-preview9-014004

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macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview9-19423-09

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

v3.0.0-preview8

Preview

Released 2019-08-13

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.7-preview

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.3, latest preview)

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19218.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview8-013656

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview8-28405-07

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

v3.0.0-preview7

Preview

Released 2019-07-23

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.7-preview

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.3, latest preview)

Supports Visual Studio 2019 for Mac (v8.2 preview)

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19197.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview7-012821

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview7-27912-14

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

v3.0.0-preview6

Preview

Released 2019-06-12

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.6

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.2, latest preview)

Supports Visual Studio 2019 for Mac (v8.2 preview)

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19150.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview6-012264

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview6-27804-01

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

v3.0.0-preview5

Preview

Released 2019-05-06

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.6

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.1, latest preview)

Supports Visual Studio 2019 for Mac (v8.2 preview)

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19118.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview5-011568

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview5-27626-15

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

v3.0.0-preview4

Preview

Released 2019-04-18

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.6

Supports Visual Studio 2019 (v16.1, latest preview)

Supports Visual Studio 2019 for Mac (v8.2 preview)

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19106.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview4-011223

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview4-27615-11

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

v3.0.0-preview3

Preview

Released 2019-03-06

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.6

Supports Visual Studio 2019 for Mac (v8.2 preview)

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19025.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview3-010431

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview3-27503-5

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

v3.0.0-preview2

Preview

Released 2019-01-29

Release notes

Supports C# 8.0-preview

Supports F# 4.5

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.19025.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview-010184

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview-27324-5

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other

v3.0.0-preview-27122-01

Preview

Released 2018-12-04

Release notes

Supports C# 7.3

Supports F# 4.5

IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2) 13.0.18333.0

SDK 3.0.100-preview-009812

Windows

macOS

  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

Linux

Other

Runtime 3.0.0-preview-27122-01

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macOS

  • ASP.NET Core Binaries: x64
  • .NET Core Installer: x64
  • .NET Core Binaries: x64

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Other