Microsoft has released .NET Framework 4.6 final version, here is what’s new and offline installer link for it. Microsoft has released RTM or stable version of .NET Framework 4.6 for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.

If you install this .NET Framework version on your computer, it performs in-place update for .NET Framework v4, .NET framework 4.5, .NET Framework 4.5.1 and .NET Framework 4.5.2, means those will be upgraded to 4.6 version.

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What’s new in Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6

“With the .NET Framework 4.6, you’ll enjoy better performance with the new 64-bit “RyuJIT” JIT and high DPI support for WPF and Windows Forms. ASP.NET provides HTTP/2 support when running on Windows 10 and has more async task-returning APIs.” Microsoft’s employee Rich Lander said in a blog post.

“There are many great features in the .NET Framework 4.6. Some of these features, like RyuJIT and the latest GC updates, can provide improvements by just installing the .NET Framework 4.6. Give it a try!” he added.

For more information, read Microsoft’s announcement post on .NET 4.6 and here is the link to its changelog.

Note: Before installing this, close all applications that use the .NET Framework, otherwise you may need to restart your computer.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (offline installer) | 63 MB

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (web installer) | 1.4 MB