FileVersionInfo.ProductVersion FileVersionInfo.ProductVersion FileVersionInfo.ProductVersion FileVersionInfo.ProductVersion Property

Definition

Gets the version of the product this file is distributed with.

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

Property Value

The version of the product this file is distributed with 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 ProductVersion in a text box. This code assumes textBox1 has been instantiated.

private:
    void GetProductVersion()
    {
        // Get the file version for the notepad.
        FileVersionInfo^ myFileVersionInfo =
            FileVersionInfo::GetVersionInfo( Environment::SystemDirectory + "\\Notepad.exe" );

        // Print the product version number.
        textBox1->Text = String::Concat( "Product version number: ", myFileVersionInfo->ProductVersion );
    }
private void GetProductVersion()
{
    // Get the file version for the notepad.
    FileVersionInfo myFileVersionInfo =
        FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Environment.SystemDirectory + "\\Notepad.exe");

    // Print the product version number.
    textBox1.Text = "Product version number: " + myFileVersionInfo.ProductVersion;
 }
Private Sub GetProductVersion()
    ' Get the file version for the notepad.
    Dim myFileVersionInfo As FileVersionInfo = _
        FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Environment.SystemDirectory + "\Notepad.exe")
    
    ' Print the product version number.
    textBox1.Text = "Product version number: " & myFileVersionInfo.ProductVersion
End Sub 'GetProductVersion

Remarks

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

Applies to

See also