The one of the fastest Levenshtein distance packages on NuGet. Supports .NET Framework and .NET Core (.NET Standard 1.0). Levenshtein calculates the shortest possible distance between two strings. Producing a count of the number of insertions, deletions and substitutions to make one string into another.

Install-Package Fastenshtein -Version
dotnet add package Fastenshtein --version
<PackageReference Include="Fastenshtein" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Fastenshtein --version
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#r "nuget: Fastenshtein,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Fastenshtein as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Fastenshtein&version=

// Install Fastenshtein as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Fastenshtein&version=
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Release Notes

Speed improvment of around 10%. Removed support for Portable Class Libraries (PCL). .NET Framework support has moved to 4.5.2.

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 22,635 2/12/2021 446,612 8/26/2018 68,527 1/25/2017 611 1/23/2017 62,348 12/6/2015