Targeting .NET Platforms

You can build apps for many platforms and services by downloading .NET Framework targeting packs and SDKs and using them with Visual Studio. Check out the .NET Framework blog for information on new releases. Information on the Lifecycle Policy for various .NET Framework versions can be found on the Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ.

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Note: These SDK and .NET Framework downloads may update Visual Studio and the .NET Framework on your machine.