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A programming infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and running applications and services that use .NET technologies, such as desktop applications and Web services.
The .NET Framework has three major parts:
- the Common Language Runtime.
- the Framework Class Library.
- Write Windows apps with with the C#, Visual Basic, or F# programming language.
- Significant language and framework enhancements for C#, Visual Basic, and F#.
- Substantial improvements to other functional areas such as ASP.NET, Managed Extensibility Framework, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Windows Identity Foundation.
Supported Operating System
Windows 7, Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
- 1 GHz processor(or faster).
- 512 MB of RAM.
- 850 MB of available hard disk space (x86).
- 2 GB hard drive (x64).
Please note that Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 include the .NET Framework 4.5. Therefore, you don't have to install this software on those operating systems.
Is It Free?
You can download and use this tool for free.