Microsoft has introduced a significant new release of the open source .NET 6, built on the unification of the .NET Framework, .NET Core, and Mono products. With .NET 6, you can build multi-platform applications for the browser, cloud, desktop, IoT devices, and mobile platforms using common libraries and a common application-independent build process. .NET SDK 6, .NET Runtime 6, and ASP.NET Core Runtime 6 assemblies are built for Linux, macOS, and Windows. .NET Desktop Runtime 6 comes for Windows only. The developments related to the project are distributed under the MIT license.