Get started with .NET Core

.NET Core runs on Windows, Linux, and macOS / OS X.

Windows

Install .NET Core on Windows.

You can get started developing .NET Core apps by following these step-by-step tutorials.

See the Prerequisites for Windows development topic for a list of the supported Windows versions.

Linux

Install .NET Core on Linux.

You can get started developing .NET Core apps by following these step-by-step tutorials.

See the Prerequisites for Linux development topic for a list of the supported Linux distros and versions.

OS X / macOS

Install .NET Core for macOS. .NET Core is supported on OS X El Capitan (version 10.11) and macOS Sierra (version 10.12).

You can get started developing .NET Core apps by following these step-by-step tutorials.

See the Prerequisites for macOS development topic for a list of the supported OS X / macOS versions.