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Environment.Version Property

Gets a Version object that describes the major, minor, build, and revision numbers of the common language runtime.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static Version Version { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Version
An object that displays the version of the common language runtime.

For more information about the version of the common language runtime that is installed with each version of the .NET Framework, see .NET Framework Versions and Dependencies.

The following example displays the version of the common language runtime. (The version is omitted from the example output for security reasons.)

// Sample for the Environment.Version property
using System;

class Sample
    public static void Main()
    Console.WriteLine("Version: {0}", Environment.Version.ToString());

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.