Microsoft Software Corporation has released the latest version of .NET Framework. It is 4.6.1. Both Web installer and Offline Installer versions are available to download. Here is the Download link for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1. The .NET Framework 4.6.1 can be installed on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 and the corresponding server platforms. According to your needs, you can download the offline or web installer. The offline installer is about 65 Mb.
This releases of .NET Framework 4.6.1 provides magnificant improvements to your development experience as well as greater the reliability and performance of apps.
Here is a summary of key improvements available in .NET Framework 4.6.1:
WPF improvements for spell check, support for per-user custom dictionaries and improved touch performance
Enhanced support for Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) X509 certificates
Added support in SQL Connectivity for AlwaysOn, Always Encrypted and improved connection open resiliency when connecting to Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Database now supports distributed transactions using the updated System.Transactions APIs
Many other performance, stability, and reliability related fixes in RyuJIT, GC, WPF and WCF.
- Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64)
- Windows 8 (x86 and x64)
- Windows 8.1 (x86 and x64)
- Windows 10
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)
- Windows Server 2012 (x64)
- Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
Minimum Hardware Requirements:
- 1 GHz or faster processor
- 512 MB of RAM
- 2.5 GB of available hard disk space (x86)
- 2.5 GB of available hard disk space (x64)
Download Net framework 4.6.1
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 (Web Installer – 1.3 MB)
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 (Offline Installer – 65 MB)
NET Framework 4.6.1 list of changes
How to Find the Net framework version in your computer?
Click Start> Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs. Scroll down the list of installed applications until you find Microsoft .NET Framework the version will be listed next to the name. You will find it here.