Today, we are happy to announce the release of the .NET Framework 4.7.2. Itís included in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. .NET Framework 4.7.2 is also available on Windows 7+ and Windows Server 2008 R2+.

You can download the .NET Framework 4.7.2


The .NET Framework 4.7.2 includes improvements in several areas:

  • [ASP.NET] Support for SameSite cookie in ASP.NET
  • [ASP.NET] Support for ASP.NET Dependency Injection
  • [ClickOnce] Per-monitor support for WPF and HDPI-aware VSTO apps deployed via ClickOnce
  • [SQL] Always Encrypted enhancements in SQL Connectivity
  • [Networking & BCL] Enhanced .NET Framework support for .NET Standard 2.0
  • [BCL] Cryptography improvements
  • [WPF] Diagnostic enhancements

For building applications targeting .NET Framework 4.7.2 download the Developer Pack. You can see the complete list of improvements in the .NET Framework 4.7.2 release notes. .NET Framework 4.7.2 will be available on Windows Update in the near future. Docker images are also available for this release at Docker Hub.

Supported Windows Versions

The .NET Framework 4.7.2 is supported on the following Windows versions:

  • Windows 10 April 2018 Update (included in-box)
  • Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
  • Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7 SP1

The .NET Framework 4.7.2 is supported on the following Windows Server versions:

  • Windows Server, version 1709
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1


Read more: Announcing the .NET Framework 4.7.2 | .NET Blog