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.NET Core Support

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The table below shows the versions of DevExpress WPF Controls that support .NET Core.

DevExpress Version .NET Core 3.0 .NET Core 3.1 (LTS) .NET 5.0
v20.1-v20.2(current) yes yes yes
v19.2.5+ yes yes no
v19.1-v19.2.4 yes no no

Prerequisites to build .NET Core applications:

Getting Started

The Getting Started topic explains how to start using DevExpress WPF UI controls in a .NET Core WPF application.

Migrate an Existing Application to .NET Core

The Migrate WPF Applications to .NET Core topic describes how to migrate an existing WPF Application to .NET Core 3.


The Deploy .NET Core Applications topic describes how to deploy your .NET Core WPF application.


DevExpress WPF controls have the following limitations:

Create Custom Themes for .NET Core Applications with the Theme Designer

  1. Install DevExpress WPF Controls for the .NET Framework.
  2. Build and publish your custom theme that targets the .NET Framework in the Theme Designer.
  3. Reference the resulting assembly in .NET Core projects.

Theme projects contain XAML resources and no C# or VB code, and there are no conflicts between the .NET Framework and .NET 5.