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.NET 7.0
Standard Term Support Recommended
Version 7.0.2, released January 10, 2023
.NET 6.0
Long Term Support
Version 6.0.13, released January 10, 2023
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.NET 7 improvements include overall performance enhancements, new tools for cross-platform development with .NET MAUI, updates for ASP.NET Core and cloud-native development, ARM64 support, and more.

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.NET Framework

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.NET Coding Pack

The .NET Coding Pack for VS Code gives you everything you need to get started coding with C#.

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Build web apps and services for macOS, Windows, Linux, and Docker.


Use a single codebase to build native mobile apps for iOS, Android, and more.


Create native apps for Windows and macOS, or build apps that run anywhere with web technologies.


Create independently deployable microservices that run on Docker containers.


Consume existing cloud services or create and deploy your own.

Machine learning

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Game development

Develop 2D and 3D games for the most popular desktops, phones, and consoles.

Internet of Things

Make IoT apps, with native support for the Raspberry Pi and other single-board computers.

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Visual Studio

Fully-featured integrated development environment (IDE) on Windows for building every type of .NET application.

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Visual Studio Code

Develop on Linux, macOS, or Windows to build cross-platform websites and services. Install the C# extension to get the best experience.

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Visual Studio for Mac

Build native Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows apps with .NET MAUI, plus websites and services with ASP.NET Core.

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