Download .NET 6.0.11 (Offline Installers)

Download offline installers for the stable .NET 6.0.11 and .NET Core 3.1.31 using the direct download links given in this post.

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.NET 7 stable has been released by Microsoft. However, Microsoft is still updating .NET 6 as well. .NET 6.0.11 and .NET Core 3.1.31 have been released and both include security and non-security updates.

You can update your .NET version using the direct download links given below. Installing the latest version of .NET will automatically replace the older, stable version. However, if you have a preview version installed as well, no changes will be made to it.

Let us briefly discuss the new features in .NET 6.0.11 and .NET Core 3.1.31 before proceeding to see how to install them.

New in .NET 6.0.11 & .NET Core 3.1.31

Microsoft has not emphasized much on the improvements with this release. However, improvements have been made to the SDKs, ASP .Net Core, and Runtimes.

Click on the respective link below to learn more about the improvements included in .NET 6.0.11:

Reminder: Microsoft has reminded the users that .NET Core 3.1 will be reaching the end of life on December 13th, 2022. After this date, .NET Core 3.1 will no longer receive updates.

Download .NET 6.0.11

Use the direct download links below to download the .NET 6.0.11 Runtime, SDKs, and ASP.NET Core Runtime matching your operating system and architecture:

Runtime

Download .NET 6.0.11 Desktop Runtime for Windows x64

Download .NET 6.0.11 Desktop Runtime for Windows x86

Download .NET 6.0.11 Desktop Runtime for Windows ARM64

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime for macOS x64

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime for macOS ARM64

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM32 Alpine

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime Binaries for Linux x64

Download .NET 6.0.11 Runtime Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

SDK

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 for Windows x64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 for Windows x86

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 for Windows ARM64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 for macOS x64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 for macOS ARM64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 Binaries for Linux ARM32 Alpine

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 Binaries for Linux x64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.403 Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

ASP.NET Core Runtime

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Hosting Bundle for Windows

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 for Windows x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 for Windows x86

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for Windows ARM64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for macOS x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for macOS ARM64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for Linux ARM32 Alpine

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for Linux x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.11 Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

More download and install options here.

Download .NET Core 3.1.31

Use the direct download links below to download the .NET Core 3.1.31 Runtime, SDKs, and ASP.NET Core Runtime matching your operating system and architecture:

Runtime

Download .NET 3.1.31 Desktop Runtime for Windows x64

Download .NET 3.1.31 Desktop Runtime for Windows x86

Download .NET 3.1.31 Runtime Binaries for Windows ARM32

Download .NET 3.1.31 Runtime for macOS x64

Download .NET 3.1.31 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download .NET 3.1.31 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download .NET 3.1.31 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download .NET 3.1.31 Runtime Binaries for Linux x64

Download .NET 3.1.31 Runtime Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

SDK

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 for Windows x64

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 for Windows x86

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 Binaries for Windows ARM32

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 for macOS x64

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 Binaries for Linux x64

Download .NET SDK 3.1.425 Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

ASP.NET Core Runtime

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Hosting Bundle for Windows

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 for Windows x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 for Windows x86

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Binaries for Windows ARM32

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Binaries for macOS x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Binaries for Linux x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.31 Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

More download and install options here.

Install .NET 6.0.11/ .NET Core 3.1.31

You can begin by downloading the right .NET version for you from the links above and then run it to begin the installation process. Here is how:

Once you have installed the newer .NET version, all your applications will run using the new build as the previous version will be replaced.

  1. Run the installation package by double-clicking it (in the case of macOS and Windows), and then clicking Install on the installation wizard.

    install 1 1
    Begin .NET installation
  2. The installation will now begin. It does not take much time nor does it require a restart. Click Close once it has been installed successfully.

    Install 2 1
    Close .NET installation wizard

You have now installed the .NET. You may check which .NET version is running by typing in the following command in Command Prompt:

wmic product get description | findstr /C:.NET
Confirm installed NET version 1
Confirm installed .NET version

How to Remove/Uninstall .NET

If you wish to remove a .NET version from your computer, you can simply uninstall it like any other regular application. Here are the steps to following:

  1. Open the Programs & Features applet by typing in appwiz.cpl in the Run Command box.

    appwiz
    Open Programs & Features applet
  2. Here, search for the .NET component that you want to remove, right-click it, and then click Uninstall from the context menu.

    Uninstall 1
    Remove .NET
  3. The installation wizard will now launch. Click Uninstall again.

    Uninstall 2
    Confirm .NET removal
  4. .NET will now be removed from your PC. When done, click Restart to finalize the uninstallation.

    Uninstall 3
    Restart computer

Final Analysis

.NET version 6.0.11 is the latest stable version of .NET 6. At this time, users can shift to .NET 7, or remain on their current .NET version. .NET 6.0.11 might be more stable and less glitchy since not many iterations had been made to it when compared to .NET 7.

However, if the developers want to try out the latest available features, then .NET 7 would be the way to go.

.NET 6 Release History

Complete VersionRelease DateSignificant ImprovementsAnnouncement
6.0.118-11-22-Improvements to ASP .NET Core, SDK, and RuntimeMicrosoft announces .NET 6.0.11
6.0.1011-10-22-Security advisory for developers
-Improvements to CoreFX, ASP .NET Core, Runtime, and Templating
Microsoft announces .NET 6.0.10
.NET 6 version history

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Subhan Zafar is an established IT professional with interests in Windows and Server infrastructure testing and research, and is currently working with Itechtics as a research consultant. He has studied Electrical Engineering and is also certified by Huawei (HCNA & HCNP Routing and Switching).

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