Download Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 to your pc to run the software applications based on .NET Framework 4.6. Download and Install .NET Framework 4.6, If you already installed the old version of .NET Framework like .NET 3.5 Framework in your windows pc then Un-Install the old version with this .NET Framework cleanup tool utility and Install latest 4.6 .NET Framework.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Overview
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 can be paralleled with the existing4 3.5 SP1, and applications developed based on earlier versions of the Framework can also run on this version.
For new features and improvements to .NET Framework 4.5,
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 is an in-place update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1, and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2, with good compatibility.version and dependencies. Check for more info
This is an offline installer. There are separate installers for web and offline installation. If you plan to redistribute either of those installers in the setup for your own product or application, it is recommended that you select the web installer since it is smaller and generally downloads faster. You are able to download the web installer here. Whenever we can, Microsoft recommends you apply the Web Installer and use the Offline Package for optimal efficiency and bandwidth requirements. The offline package may be used in situations in which the web installer cannot be used because of lack of internet connectivity. This package is larger than the web installer and does not include the language packs. You are able to download and install the language packages from here.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 can be highly compatible for the lower .NET framework versions and it is the update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6. . This 4.6 Framework offline installer package works extremely well in cases in which the web installer can’t be used because of lack of internet connectivity.
Download Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Offline Installer for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
.NET Framework 4.6 Features
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 is an update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1, and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2, with good compatibility.
Operating systems supported by the .NET Framework 4: Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008R2; Windows Vista; Windows XP;
Operating systems supported by .NET Framework 4.5: Windows 7; Windows 8; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Server 2012
Operating systems supported by the .NET Framework 4.6: Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Note: by default .NET Framework 4.5 is included with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Therefore, you do not have to install this software on these operating systems.
This version of the .NET Framework 4.6 runs side-by-side with the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and earlier versions but performs an in-place update for the .NET Framework 4, .NET Framework 4.5, .NET Framework 4.5., .NET Framework 4.5.2 and .NET Framework 4.6. For important information about this release, see the .NET Framework 4.6.1 Readme File.
This download includes .NET Framework 4.5 and 4.0. Ordinary users recommend downloading the 4.0 official version. Please check the Microsoft official website for a detailed description of the .NET Framework
.NET Framework 4.6 Supported Operating Systems
below are the Windows operating systems supported by the .NET 4.6
- 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)
- Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 10 , Windows 7 Service Pack 1,
- Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 System Requirements:
please check the System requirements of framework .NET 4.6 before installing into the windows laptop or pc.
- 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)
What is .NET Framework 4.6 offline Installer Download?
Most of the software companies released their software in the web installer format , if you install this format, a small .exe (normally this file is in KBs) file is downloaded first and then if you run this .NET 4.6 web installer then the exe setup file connects to Official Microsoft servers and begin downloading the remaining supported files. then it prompts for the .NET Framework 4.6 installation and continues the installation process. for this process you must need the Internet for installing the .NET Framework 4.6, without internet, you install the framework. the size of the .NET framework web installer is in KBs.
whereas .NET 4.6 Offline installer download is not like .NET 4.6 web installer. it comes with a complete package of files to install .NET Framework in Windows PC or Laptop. the file size of the .NET Framework offline Installer is in Mbs not in KBs, because it is the final full setup file to install into Windows PC. so by using this .NET Framework 4.6 offline installer, you don’t need the internet connection. download once and Install many times you can also share this file to others those have the internet connection.
for example in a college institute there are 200+ windows pcs are there if you try to install the .NET framework in all windows pcs then your bandwidth is consumed like below
200 *1.5mb (.NET Framework 4.6 web installer) that equals 300mb
200 * 65mb ( to download supported files) that equals 13000mb it means 1.3Gb of data is consumes
where incase of .NET Framework 4.6 offline installer
1*65 mb (.NET 4.6 full offline installer download) download once and you can install 200 pcs by just copying the offline Installer download. this is the specialty of any offline Installer. offline installer download simplifies to download and install in windows pcs and you can also save the Internet bandwidth greatly.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 offline installer Download
Download the .Net 4.6 Offline Installer which is the .NET Framework 4.6 full offline setup, But Microsoft suggests to download the web installer and install 4.6 Framework. however to save the bandwidth and quick installations many are searching for the Offline Installer download setup files. Here I am giving both .net 4.6 Web installer and offline installer, both are free downloads. you can choose the desired download. below frameworks for both Windows 32 bit and Windows 64 bit Os type
Download .NET Framework 4.6 Language packs
in the above download links you can only download the .4.6 Framework in the English Language. If you need other languages then you need the Language packs for NET framework.
Totally free language packages are available for the Net framework preview. The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Preview Language Package includes localized resources for supported languages. The available languages are Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
To download a suitable language package, you will have to visit the below link and select the desired language from the drop-down menu.
Dont simply click on the download button, choose the language pack and click on it the language pack will start downloading to your computer. Installing the language package is as simple as running the installer.