FileVersionInfo.FileVersion FileVersionInfo.FileVersion FileVersionInfo.FileVersion FileVersionInfo.FileVersion Property

Definition

Gets the file version number.

public:
 property System::String ^ FileVersion { System::String ^ get(); };
public string FileVersion { get; }
member this.FileVersion : string
Public ReadOnly Property FileVersion As String

Property Value

The version number of the file or null if the file did not contain version information.

Examples

The following example calls GetVersionInfo to get the FileVersionInfo for the Notepad. Then it prints the file description and version number in a text box. This code assumes textBox1 has been instantiated.

#using <System.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Diagnostics;


public ref class Class1
{
    
public:
    static void Main()
    {
        // Get the file version for the notepad.
        // Use either of the two following methods.
        FileVersionInfo::GetVersionInfo(Path::Combine(Environment::SystemDirectory, "Notepad.exe"));
        FileVersionInfo^ myFileVersionInfo = FileVersionInfo::GetVersionInfo(Environment::SystemDirectory + "\\Notepad.exe");


        // Print the file name and version number.
        Console::WriteLine("File: " + myFileVersionInfo->FileDescription + "\n" +
           "Version number: " + myFileVersionInfo->FileVersion);
    }
};

int main()
{
    Class1::Main();
}

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Diagnostics;

class Class1
{
    public static void Main(string[] args)
    {
        // Get the file version for the notepad.
        // Use either of the two following commands.
        FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Path.Combine(Environment.SystemDirectory, "Notepad.exe"));
        FileVersionInfo myFileVersionInfo = FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Environment.SystemDirectory + "\\Notepad.exe");


        // Print the file name and version number.
        Console.WriteLine("File: " + myFileVersionInfo.FileDescription + '\n' +
           "Version number: " + myFileVersionInfo.FileVersion);
    }

}
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Diagnostics



Class Class1

    Public Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
        ' Get the file version for the notepad.
        ' Use either of the following two commands.
        FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Path.Combine(Environment.SystemDirectory, "Notepad.exe"))
        Dim myFileVersionInfo As FileVersionInfo = FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Environment.SystemDirectory + "\Notepad.exe")


        ' Print the file name and version number.
        Console.WriteLine("File: " + myFileVersionInfo.FileDescription + vbLf + "Version number: " + myFileVersionInfo.FileVersion)

    End Sub
End Class

Remarks

Typically, a version number is displayed as "major number.minor number.build number.private part number". A file version number is a 64-bit number that holds the version number for a file as follows:

Applies to

See also