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This is a prerelease version of Microsoft .NET Core Runtime.

Microsoft .NET Core Runtime


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.NET Core is a general purpose development platform maintained by Microsoft and the .NET community on GitHub. It is cross-platform, supporting Windows, macOS and Linux, and can be used in device, cloud, and embedded/IoT scenarios.

This package is required to run console applications with the .NET Core runtime.

To install Microsoft .NET Core Runtime, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install dotnetcore-runtime --pre

To upgrade Microsoft .NET Core Runtime, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade dotnetcore-runtime --pre


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Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft


.NET Foundation and Contributors


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 3.0.0-preview7-27912-14 6 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 exempted
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 3.0.0-preview6-27804-01 96 Wednesday, June 12, 2019 exempted
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 3.0.0-preview5-27626-15 113 Monday, May 6, 2019 exempted
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 3.0.0-preview4-27615-11 58 Friday, April 19, 2019 exempted
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 3.0.0-preview3-27503-5 98 Thursday, March 7, 2019 exempted
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 3.0.0-preview-27324-5 46 Friday, March 1, 2019 exempted
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 2.2.5 6738 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 2.2.4 7110 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core Runtime 2.2.3 7734 Tuesday, March 12, 2019 approved
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