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Prerequisites

This document contains information about system requirements for installing and using DevExpress WinForms Controls.

Expanded .NET Framework

The table below highlights supported .NET Framework versions.

DevExpress Version .NET 2.0 .NET 3.5 .NET 4.0 .NET 4.5 .NET 4.6 .NET 4.7
v17.1 (current) No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
All Versions
v16.2-v17.1 (current) No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
v14.2-v16.1 No No Yes Yes Yes No
v13.1-v14.1 No No Yes Yes No No
v12.1-v12.2 No Yes Yes Yes No No
v11.2 No Yes Yes No No No
v10.1-v11.1 Yes Yes Yes No No No
v9.3 Yes Yes No No No No

Support for the .NET Client Profile has been discontinued by Microsoft with the release of .NET Framework 4.5. DevExpress controls do not support .NET Client Profile starting from v14.2.

Expanded IDE

The table below highlights Visual Studio versions supported by DevExpress WinForms Controls.

DevExpress Version Visual Studio 2005 Visual Studio 2008 Visual Studio 2010 Visual Studio 2012 Visual Studio 2013 Visual Studio 2015 Visual Studio 2017
v17.1 (current) No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
All Versions
v16.1.11-v17.1 (current) No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
v14.2-v16.1.10 No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
v12.2.15-v14.1 No No Yes Yes Yes No No
v12.1-v12.2.14 No Yes Yes Yes No No No
v11.2 No Yes Yes No No No No
v10.1-v11.1 Yes Yes Yes No No No No
v9.3 Yes Yes No No No No No

Note

Note that Visual Studio Express editions may not support some design-time features of DevExpress WinForms controls.

If you require a previous version of DevExpress products, log into the DevExpress website and click the Download Your Products link above the navigation bar.

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