WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native 2.11.0

.NET 5.0 .NET Core 3.0 .NET Standard 2.0 .NET Framework 3.5
There is a newer prerelease version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native -Version 2.11.0
dotnet add package WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native --version 2.11.0
<PackageReference Include="WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native" Version="2.11.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native --version 2.11.0
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.
#r "nuget: WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native, 2.11.0"
#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 WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native&version=2.11.0

// Install WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native&version=2.11.0
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.




See LICENSE for the original license (retrieved from WebArchive). The library is not developed anymore by Microsoft and seems to have been left as 'free to use'. A clarification or update about the license terms from Microsoft is welcome, however.

Release notes

See CHANGELOG for latest changes.


Any contributor to this project has to read this code of conduct before contributing and has to follow the rules described in it for any contribution to this project.


When you submit a bug:

  • provide a short example code showing the bug
  • describe the expected behavior/result

Usage notes

This assembly/package mainly contains P/Invoke methods but, for a few methods, Windows API Code Pack-native methods are also provided for better compatibility with the Windows methods. Also notice that P/Invoke methods that take COM parameters are now included in the WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative package.

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net5.0-windows7.0 net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows net6.0-windows7.0 net7.0-windows7.0
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net35 net40 net403 net45 net451 net452 net46 net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
Compatible target framework(s)
Additional computed target framework(s)
Learn more about Target Frameworks and .NET Standard.

NuGet packages (13)

Showing the top 5 NuGet packages that depend on WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.Win32Native:

Package Downloads

WindowsAPICodePack for Shell


WindowsAPICodePack Core


WindowsAPICodePack COM Interop


.NET wrappers fro the PortableDevices API


Some basic visual types. This is a dependency package for other packages of the WinCopies framework.

GitHub repositories

This package is not used by any popular GitHub repositories.

Version Downloads Last updated
3.10.0-preview 53 5/11/2022
3.9.0-preview 167 11/3/2021
3.8.0-preview 310 10/18/2021
3.7.0-preview 283 9/22/2021
3.6.0-preview 296 9/8/2021
3.5.0-preview 227 8/28/2021
3.4.0-preview 355 8/16/2021
3.3.0-preview 266 7/17/2021
3.2.0-preview 152 6/18/2021
3.1.2-preview 386 5/24/2021
3.1.0-preview 170 5/5/2021
3.0.1-preview 330 2/4/2021
3.0.0-preview 354 12/18/2020
2.11.0 171 5/11/2022
2.10.1 347 11/3/2021
2.10.0 3,529 10/18/2021
2.9.0 3,066 9/22/2021
2.8.0 738 9/8/2021
2.7.0 333 8/28/2021
2.6.0-preview 262 8/16/2021
2.5.0 1,437 7/17/2021
2.4.0 472 6/18/2021
2.3.0 1,863 5/24/2021
2.2.0 301 5/5/2021
2.1.1 1,867 2/4/2021
2.1.0 839 12/16/2020
2.0.1 700 7/14/2020
2.0.0-preview6 1,105 5/1/2020
2.0.0-preview5 381 4/25/2020
2.0.0-preview4 217 4/25/2020
2.0.0-preview3 416 4/24/2020
2.0.0-preview2 536 3/28/2020
2.0.0-preview1 423 3/19/2020
1.2.1 301 9/23/2019
1.2.0 351 7/23/2019
1.1.0 797 6/15/2019
1.0.0 814 5/31/2019