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Versions of .NET Core available for download
Version Status Latest release Latest release date End of support
.NET 6.0 Preview 6.0.0-preview.3 April 08, 2021
.NET 5.0 (recommended) Current 5.0.6 May 11, 2021
.NET Core 3.1 LTS 3.1.15 May 11, 2021 December 03, 2022
.NET Core 2.1 LTS 2.1.28 May 11, 2021 August 21, 2021

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

Version Latest release Latest release date End of support
.NET Core 3.0 3.0.3 February 18, 2020 March 03, 2020
.NET Core 2.2 2.2.8 November 19, 2019 December 23, 2019
.NET Core 2.0 2.0.9 July 10, 2018 October 01, 2018
.NET Core 1.1 1.1.13 May 14, 2019 June 27, 2019
.NET Core 1.0 1.0.16 May 14, 2019 June 27, 2019