.NET Core 2.1.0 SDK is now available for download

.NET Core is a free, open-source, cross platformed, managed software framework for Windows, Mac and Linux. The .NET Core 2.1, which was announced on 7th May 2018 during Microsoft Build, is now publicly available as production ready build.


If you want to know what's new in .NET Core 2.1 and from where to download the latest .NET Core SDK, checkout this post.


.NET Core 2.1.0 SDK is now available for download


System Requirements for .NET Core

.NET Core 2.1.0 supports the following operating systems/platforms: Windows Client: 7, 8.1, 10 (1607+), Windows Server: 2008 R2 SP1+, macOS: 10.12+, Red Hat Enterprise Linux: 6+, Fedora: 26+, Ubuntu: 14.04+, Debian: 8+, SLES: 12+, Open SUSE: 42.3+, Alpine: 3.7+. Make sure that, you are running either of them before downloading and installing.


Download .NET Core 2.1.0 SDK and Runtime

If you are willing to download .NET Core SDK and .NET Core Runtime as a separate installer, here's the links for you:


What's new in .NET Core 2.1.0?

  • The .NET Core 2.1.0 installer now supports package manager updates functionality.
  • The .NET Core 2.1.0 is now available for Ubuntu 18.04 and Fedora 28.
  • Microsoft brings .NET Core to Snap, which is an emerging application installation and sandboxing technology.
  • You can now configure a process to use the older HttpClientHandler either from the AppContext class or from the config file.


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