Version Released Support Status Release
3.0 3 weeks and 3 days ago
(23 Sep 2019)
Yes 3.0.0
2.2 10 months ago
(04 Dec 2018)
Yes 2.2.5
2.1 (LTS) 1 year and 4 months ago
(30 May 2018)
Ends in 2 years
(21 Oct 2021)
2.0 2 years ago
(14 Aug 2017)
Ended 1 year ago
(01 Oct 2018)
1.1 2 years and 11 months ago
(16 Nov 2016)
Ended 3 months and 3 weeks ago
(27 Jun 2019)
1.0 3 years ago
(27 Jun 2016)
Ended 3 months and 3 weeks ago
(27 Jun 2019)

.NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

Microsoft publishes new major releases of .NET Core on a regular cadence, enabling developers, the community and businesses to plan their roadmaps. Beginning with .NET Core 3.1, these releases will happen every November and every other release will be LTS. LTS releases are supported for three years after the initial release.

The EoL date for 2.1 (LTS) release given above is approximate.

More information is available on the .NET Core website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:

dotnet --version

You can submit an improvement to this page by visiting GitHub. You will need to fork the website and submit a Pull Request.