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3.1 (LTS) 1 year and 6 months ago
(03 Dec 2019)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(03 Dec 2022)
3.1.16
3.0 1 year and 8 months ago
(23 Sep 2019)
Ended 1 year and 3 months ago
(03 Mar 2020)
NA
2.2 2 years and 6 months ago
(04 Dec 2018)
Ended 1 year and 5 months ago
(23 Dec 2019)
NA
2.1 (LTS) 3 years ago
(30 May 2018)
Ends in 2 months and 6 days
(21 Aug 2021)
2.1.27
2.0 3 years and 10 months ago
(14 Aug 2017)
Ended 2 years and 8 months ago
(01 Oct 2018)
NA
1.1 4 years and 7 months ago
(16 Nov 2016)
Ended 1 year and 11 months ago
(27 Jun 2019)
NA
1.0 4 years and 11 months ago
(27 Jun 2016)
Ended 1 year and 11 months ago
(27 Jun 2019)
NA

.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.

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


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