FileVersionInfo.ProductVersion Property


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

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

Public ReadOnly Property ProductVersion As String

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.

Private Sub GetProductVersion()
    ' Get the file version for the notepad.
    Dim myFileVersionInfo As FileVersionInfo = _
        FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo(Environment.SystemDirectory + "\Notepad.exe")

    ' Print the product version number.
    textBox1.Text = "Product version number: " & myFileVersionInfo.ProductVersion
End Sub 'GetProductVersion

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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