Microsoft .NET and .NET Core

Microsoft .NET and .NET Core follows the Modern Lifecycle Policy.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Retirement Date
Microsoft .NET and .NET Core 06/27/2016 In Support

Releases

Version Start Date End Date
.NET 5.0 11/10/2020
.NET Core 3.1 (LTS) 12/03/2019 12/03/2022
.NET Core 3.0 09/23/2019 03/03/2020
.NET Core 2.2 12/04/2018 12/23/2019
.NET Core 2.1 (LTS) 05/30/2018 08/21/2021
.NET Core 2.0 08/14/2017 10/01/2018
.NET Core 1.1 11/16/2016 06/27/2019
.NET Core 1.0 06/27/2016 06/27/2019

Note

Beginning with .NET 5.0, Microsoft .NET Core has been rebranded as .NET.

ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core follow the same lifecycle as .NET Core.