Resolved Visual Studio 2019 Template Type Difference "Windows Forms App" vs "Windows Forms App (.NET Framework)"

gsaunders

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In Visual Studio 2019 there are two template types called:
  • Windows Forms App
    • A project template for creating .NET Windows Forms (Winforms)
  • Windows Forms App (.NET Framework)
    • A project for creating an application with a Windows Forms (Winforms) user interface

Is the only difference where one target's .NET and the other does not? Or iis that not the difference, but some other difference?

Thank you?
 
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First is latest and greatest .Net 5 (or .Net Core 3.1 if you choose), it may not be fully working with all features/designers yet, but it's the road ahead.
Second is good old .Net Framework 4.8, a well established working platform since beginning of .Net. Discontinued, there will be no further development for .Net Framework.

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First is latest and greatest .Net 5 (or .Net Core 3.1 if you choose), it may not be fully working with all features/designers yet, but it's the road ahead.
Second is good old .Net Framework 4.8, a well established working platform since beginning of .Net. Discontinued, there will be no further development for .Net Framework.
 
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