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Microsoft .NET Native

.NET Native compiles C# to native machine code that performs like C++. Windows 10 Universal applications built with C# or VB are optimized with .NET Native. With .NET Native optimization, apps start up to 60% faster and use 15-20% less memory when compiled with .NET Native.
.NET Native is configured to run on "Release" builds, while CoreCLR provides a rapid F5 experience for "Debug" builds.

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Download .NET Native

.NET Native is included in Visual Studio 2015 RC.


.NET Blog Posts on .NET Native .NET Blog Posts on .NET Native

Read blog posts directly from the .NET team

MSDN Online Documentation MSDN Online Documentation

Get the details on .NET Native from MSDN.

Known Issues on MSDN Forums Known Issues on MSDN Forums

Read about known issues in the current release of .NET Native


.NET Native Performance – Optimizing Your Windows Apps with .NET Native

An overview of .NET Native for Windows 10 with Xy Ziemba

Inside .NET Native

Deep dive of .NET Native with Shawn Farkas and Mani Ramaswamy.