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v5.0.0-preview.2

Preview

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Released
2020-04-02

SDK 5.0.100-preview.2

Full version
5.0.100-preview.2.20176.6
Visual Studio support
Visual Studio 2019 (v16.6 - latest preview)
Included runtimes
.NET Runtime 5.0.0-preview.2.20160.6
ASP.NET Core Runtime 5.0.0-preview.2.20160.6
Desktop Runtime 5.0.0-preview.2.20160.6
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C# 8.0
F# 5.0-preview
Visual Basic 15.5
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ASP.NET Core Runtime 5.0.0-preview.2

The ASP.NET Core Runtime enables you to run existing web/server applications. On Windows, we recommended installing the Hosting Bundle, which includes the .NET Runtime and IIS support.

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5.0.0-preview.2.20167.3
IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2)
15.0.20077.0
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Desktop Runtime 5.0.0-preview.2

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5.0.0-preview.2.20160.6
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.NET Runtime 5.0.0-preview.2

The .NET Runtime contains just the components needed to run a console app. Typically, you'd also install either the ASP.NET Core Runtime or .NET Desktop Runtime.

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5.0.0-preview.2.20160.6
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v5.0.0-preview.1

Preview

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Released
2020-03-16

SDK 5.0.100-preview.1

Full version
5.0.100-preview.1.20155.7
Visual Studio support
Visual Studio 2019 (v16.6 - latest preview)
Included runtimes
.NET Runtime 5.0.0-preview.1.20120.5
ASP.NET Core Runtime 5.0.0-preview.1.20120.5
Desktop Runtime 5.0.0-preview.1.20120.5
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C# 8.0
F# 5.0-preview
Visual Basic 15.5
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ASP.NET Core Runtime 5.0.0-preview.1

The ASP.NET Core Runtime enables you to run existing web/server applications. On Windows, we recommended installing the Hosting Bundle, which includes the .NET Runtime and IIS support.

Full version
5.0.0-preview.1.20124.5
IIS runtime support (ASP.NET Core Module v2)
15.0.20055.0
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Desktop Runtime 5.0.0-preview.1

The Desktop Runtime enables you to run existing Windows desktop applications. This release includes the .NET Runtime, you do not need to install it separately.

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5.0.0-preview.1.20127.5
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.NET Runtime 5.0.0-preview.1

The .NET Runtime contains just the components needed to run a console app. Typically, you'd also install either the ASP.NET Core Runtime or .NET Desktop Runtime.

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5.0.0-preview.1.20120.5
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