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This article describes the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 language pack. You must have the English version of the .NET Framework 4.8 installed on your computer before you install the language pack. You can download and install the .NET Framework 4.8 from the following link:

The .NET Framework 4.8 (offline installer)

About the .NET Framework 4.8 Language Pack

 The .NET Framework 4.8 Language Pack contains translated error messages and other UI text for languages other than English. If you don't install a language pack, this text is displayed in English. You can install multiple language packs on one computer, each for a different language.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 Language Pack is available on Windows Update and on Windows Server Update Service (WSUS). It will be offered as a recommended update on Windows Update.

Note: A recommended update may be installed automatically on all supported platforms, based on your computer settings.

Download Information

You can find the download link for individual language packs for the 23 supported languages in the following table:

.NET Framework 4.8 Language Pack

Arabic (ar-SA)

Chinese-China (zh-CN)

Chinese-Taiwan (zh-TW)

Czech (cs-CZ)

Danish (da-DK)

German (de-DE)

Greek (el-GR)

Spanish (es-ES)

Finnish (fi-FI)

French (fr-FR)

Hebrew (he-IL)

Hungarian (hu-HU)

Italian (it-IT)

Japanese (ja-JP)

Korean (ko-KR)

Dutch (nl-NL)

Norwegian (nb- NO)

Polish (pl-PL)

Portuguese - Brazil (pt-BR)

Portuguese - Portugal (pt- PT)

Russian (ru-RU)

Swedish (sv-SE)

Turkish (tr-TR)

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More information

For more information about the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8, see the .NET Framework 4.8 known issues.

This version of the .NET Framework language pack installs side-by-side with the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 language pack and earlier versions, but performs an in-place update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1 and 4.7.2 language packs.

 Command-line switches for this update

For more information about the various command-line options that are supported by this update, see the .NET Framework Deployment Guide for Developers.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update. We recommend that you close all applications that are using the .NET Framework before you install this update.

Applies to

The .NET Framework 4.8 Language Pack (Offline Installer) supports the following operating systems:


  • Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Version 1809)

  • Windows 10 May 2018 Update (Version 1803)

  • Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (Version 1709)

  • Windows 10 Creators Update (Version 1703)

  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607)

  • Windows 8.1

  • Windows 7 SP1


  • Windows Server 2019

  • Windows Server Version 1803

  • Windows Server 2016

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1



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