.NET Micro Framework 4.2

The .NET Micro Framework team has released version 4.2 RTM on October 4th, 2011

The .NET Micro Framework team has released version 4.2 QFE on February 17th, 2012 - please mind RTM/QFE on the releases below.

We are still working on further internal tests and offer you beta binaries you can test on your AUG AMI DevKit. Try out the beta binaries below and please report any issues if you like!

Please read carefully whatever documentation you can get on the .NET MF 4.2 and read the install notes below!

You cannot install the .NET MF 3.0 / 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2 side by side. Set up a different PC (or VM) for 4.2 only!

You can use 4.2 to build managed Apps for all the lower versions as well - please use the multi-target option!

Prerequisite for .NET MF 4.2 is Visual Studio 2010 (Express or higher)

Download the Microsoft .NET Micro Framework SDK 4.2 from the Microsoft download site and install it.

Please register (a free account) to get access to the downloads!

Binary Description

The .NET MicroFramework 4.2 binary has a standard setup having the following configuration (same as 4.0 / 4.1):
  • Static IP ( - for RTIP binary
  • Static IP ( - for LWIP binary
  • FAT File System for NAND Flash included
  • Resistive (precalibrated) touch screen
  • QMatrix capacitive touch screen drivers included
  • SerialPort, I2C, SPI, GPIO
There are several other binaries around that we provide and - of course - we can build a custom binary exactly tailored to your needs!
Known Issues are:
  • using LWIP IP-stack: the stack is beta
  • LWIP IP-stack cannot be used with Rev A CPU
  • SDCard cannot be used
  • USB host/device cannot be used
  • FAT filesystem has stability issues after running a week or more of continually writing data


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