Download and install .NET Core
This article provides information on how to download and install .NET Core. There are two parts to .NET Core, the runtime which is used to run apps, and the SDK which is used to create apps. The SDK includes the runtime.
If you're a user who needs .NET Core to run apps, see Install the .NET Core Runtime.
If you're a developer who needs .NET Core to create apps, see the Install the .NET Core SDK.
The .NET Core SDK includes the runtime.
.NET Core is supported on Windows, Linux, and macOS. For a full list of requirements, see Supported operating systems.