Chapter 2 Connector/Net Versions

There are several versions of MySQL Connector/Net currently available:

The following table shows the .NET Framework and .NET Core versions required, and the MySQL Server version supported by Connector/Net:

Table 2.1 Connector/Net Requirements for Related Products

Connector/Net versionADO.NET version supported.NET Framework version requiredMySQL Server version supportedCurrently supported
7.02.x+4.5.x for VS 2013 / 2015 / 2017, .NET Core 1.1 for VS 2015 / 20175.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1Yes
6.102.x+4.5.2 for VS 2013 / 2015 / 2017, .NET Core 1.1 for VS 2015 / 20175.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1Yes
6.92.x+3.5+ for VS 2008, 4.x+ for VS 2010 / 2012 / 2013, WinRT for VS 2012 / 20135.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0Yes
6.82.x+3.5+ for VS 2008, 4.x+ for VS 2010 / 2012 / 2013, WinRT for VS 2012 / 20135.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0Yes

Note

Version numbers for MySQL products are formatted as X.Y.Z, where Z=0 indicates Alpha, Z=1 indicates Beta, Z=2 indicates Beta or RC, Z>3 indicates RC or GA, and Z=>4 indicates GA. However, Windows tools (Control Panel, properties display) may show the version numbers as XX.YY.ZZ. For example, the official MySQL formatted version number 5.0.9 may be displayed by Windows tools as 5.00.09. The two versions are the same; only the number display format is different.

The following versions of MySQL Connector/Net are no longer supported:

The following table shows the .NET Framework version required and the MySQL Server version supported by Connector/Net:

Table 2.2 Connector/Net Requirements for Related Products

Connector/Net versionADO.NET version supported.NET Framework version requiredMySQL Server version supportedCurrently supported
6.72.x+2.x+ for VS 2008, 4.x+ for VS 2010 / 2012 / 2013, WinRT for VS 2012 / 20135.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0No
6.62.x+2.x+ for VS 2008, 4.x+ for VS 2010 / 2012 / 20135.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0No
6.52.x+2.x+ for VS 2008, 4.x+ for VS 20105.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0No
6.42.x+2.x+, 4.x+ for VS 20105.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0No
6.32.x+2.x+, 4.x+ for VS 20105.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0No
6.22.x+2.x+5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0, 4.1No
6.12.x+2.x+5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0, 4.1No
6.02.x+2.x+5.5, 5.1, 5.0, 4.1No
5.22.x+2.x+5.5, 5.1, 5.0, 4.1No
5.12.x+2.x+5.5, 5.1, 5.0, 4.1, 4.0No
5.02.x+2.x+5.0, 4.1, 4.0No
1.01.x1.x5.0, 4.1, 4.0No