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.NET Framework is a Windows-only version of .NET for building any type of app that runs on Windows.

Not sure what to download? See recommended downloads for the latest version of .NET.

Versions of .NET Framework available for download
Version Release date End of support
.NET Framework 4.8 (recommended) 2019-04-18
.NET Framework 4.7.2 2018-04-30
.NET Framework 4.7.1 2017-10-17
.NET Framework 4.7 2017-04-05
.NET Framework 4.6.2 2016-08-02
.NET Framework 4.6.1 2015-11-30
.NET Framework 4.6 2015-07-20
.NET Framework 4.5.2 2014-05-05
.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 2008-11-18 2028-10-10

The following releases have reached end of life, meaning they're no longer supported. We recommend moving to a supported release.

Version Release date End of support
.NET Framework 4.5.1 2013-10-17 2016-01-12
.NET Framework 4.5 2012-08-15 2016-01-12
.NET Framework 4.0 2010-04-12 2016-01-12