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Assembly Information Dialog Box

The Assembly Information dialog box is used to specify the values of the .NET Framework global assembly attributes, which are stored in the AssemblyInfo file created automatically with your project. In Solution Explorer, the file is located in the My Project node in Visual Basic (click Show All files to view it); it is located under Properties in Visual C#. For more information about assembly attributes, see Attributes (C# and Visual Basic).

To access this dialog box, select a project node in Solution Explorer, and then, on the Project menu, click Properties. When the Project Designer appears, click the Application tab. On the Application page, click the Assembly Information button.


Specifies a title for the assembly manifest. Corresponds to AssemblyTitleAttribute.


Specifies an optional description for the assembly manifest. Corresponds to AssemblyDescriptionAttribute.


Specifies a company name for the assembly manifest. Corresponds to AssemblyCompanyAttribute.


Specifies a product name for the assembly manifest. Corresponds to AssemblyProductAttribute.


Specifies a copyright notice for the assembly manifest. Corresponds to AssemblyCopyrightAttribute.


Specifies a trademark for the assembly manifest. Corresponds to AssemblyTrademarkAttribute.

Assembly Version

Specifies the version of the assembly. Corresponds to AssemblyVersionAttribute.

File Version

Specifies a version number that instructs the compiler to use a specific version for the Win32 file version resource. Corresponds to AssemblyFileVersionAttribute.


A unique GUID that identifies the assembly. When you create a project, Visual Studio generates a GUID for the assembly. Corresponds to Guid.

Neutral Language

Specifies which culture the assembly supports. Corresponds to NeutralResourcesLanguageAttribute. The default is (None).

Make assembly COM-Visible

Specifies whether types in the assembly will be available to COM. Corresponds to ComVisibleAttribute.