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.Net Core SDK


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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 12/17/2016.

.NET Core is a set of runtime, library and compiler components. Microsoft uses these components in various configurations for device and cloud workloads. You can do the same for your app or service.
Managed runtimes make code easy to write and guarantee safe execution. .NET Core manages memory with a garbage collector, compiles your code with a JIT compiler or ahead of time with .NET Native.
You can create .NET Core apps that run on multiple OSes and CPUs. .NET Core runs on Windows. Ports are in progress for Linux, OS X and FreeBSD, as is integration with the LLVM compiler.
This package only supports x64 architecture.

To install .Net Core SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install dotnetcoresdk

To upgrade .Net Core SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade dotnetcoresdk


  • dotnet.png
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    # dotnetcoresdk-chocolatey
    This is the source of chocolatey package for .Net Core SDK.
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $script           = $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $packageArgs      = @{
        packageName     = 'DotNetCoreSDK'
        fileType        = 'exe'
        url             = ''
        softwareName    = 'DotNetCoreSDK*'
        checksum        = '27DFA0EA2D2AAA80F76D77D8747E9E2C1178F40592C3650FBD3BCFB512144132'
        checksumType    = 'sha256'
        silentArgs      = '/quiet'
        validExitCodes  = @(0, 3010, 1641)
    function CheckDotNetCliInstalled($value) {
        $registryPath = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\dotnet\Setup\InstalledVersions\x64\sdk'
        if (Test-RegistryValue -Path $registryPath -Value $value) {
            return $true
    function Test-RegistryValue {
        param (
            [parameter(Mandatory=$true)] [ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()] $Path,
            [parameter(Mandatory=$true)] [ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()] $Value
        try {
            if (Test-Path -Path $Path) {
                Get-ItemProperty -Path $Path | Select-Object -ExpandProperty $Value -ErrorAction Stop | Out-Null
                return $true
        catch {
            return $false
    if (CheckDotNetCliInstalled($version)) {
        Write-Host "Microsoft .NET Core SDK is already installed on your machine."
    else {
        Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
.Net Core SDK 1.0.0-RC2 336 Friday, May 20, 2016 exempted

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