Microsoft released the .NET Framework 4.7.1 earlier today for all supported Windows operating systems. The company notes that the .NET Framework 4.7.1 is included in the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10, and that it is available as a web installer and offline installer for other versions of Windows.
As far as the supported versions of Windows are concerned, Microsoft did not make any blunders this time as it released the framework for all supported client and server operating systems.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1 is an in-place update to framework versions 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, and 4.7.
Home users and server administrators can download the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1 in the following two setup versions:
Microsoft lists the following improvements in the .NET Framework 4.7.1:
Developers need to download the Developer Pack, and may target the new framework version in Visual Studio 2017 already.
Microsoft published the full release notes on GitHub.
The .Net Framework 4.7.1 has built in support for the .NET Standard 2.0, and implements nearly 200 APIs according to Microsoft that were not included in versions 4.6.1, 4.6.2 and 4.7. (via Deskmodder)
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