Gets a DateTime object that is set to the current date and time on this computer, expressed as the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The resolution of this property depends on the system timer.
Windows NT 3.5 and later
An alternative to using is DateTimeOffset::UtcNow. While the former indicates that a date and time value is Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) by assigning DateTimeKind::Utc to its Kind property, the latter assigns the date and time value the UTC time's offset (equal to TimeSpan::Zero).
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.