Windows® API Code Pack for Microsoft® .NET Framework provides a source code library that can be used to access some features of Windows 7 and Windows Vista from managed code. These Windows features are not available to developers today in the .NET Framework.

This package includes the XML Documentation so you can explore the API while you code using IntelliSense.

Install-Package Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack-Core -Version
dotnet add package Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack-Core --version
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack-Core" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack-Core --version
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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 154,900 2/12/2014
1.1.0 85,330 2/3/2014