FileVersionInfo::ProductVersion Property


Gets the version of the product this file is distributed with.

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

property String^ ProductVersion {
	String^ get();

Property Value

Type: System::String^

The version of the product this file is distributed with or null if the file did not contain version information.

Typically, a version number is displayed as "major number.minor number.private part number". A product version number is a 64-bit number that holds the version number as follows:

The following example calls GetVersionInfo to get the FileVersionInfo for the Notepad. Then it prints the ProductVersion in a text box. This code assumes textBox1 has been instantiated.

    void GetProductVersion()
        // Get the file version for the notepad.
        FileVersionInfo^ myFileVersionInfo =
            FileVersionInfo::GetVersionInfo( Environment::SystemDirectory + "\\Notepad.exe" );

        // Print the product version number.
        textBox1->Text = String::Concat( "Product version number: ", myFileVersionInfo->ProductVersion );

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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