About two months back Microsoft had launched the Preview version of .NET Framework 4.8 or dot NET Framework 4.8 build 3734. But on 18th April 2019, Microsoft has finally launched the official stable version of .NET Framework 4.8. Microsoft has launched the .NET Framework 4.8 installer in both formats. The most popular offline installer as well as the web installer. If you have already downloaded and using the .NET Framework 4.8 Preview version then you need to download the Official .NET Framework 4.8 Offline installer stable version.
.NET Framework 4.8 is the latest version of Microsoft’s .NET Framework and it comes with new features, minimizing bugs also wider compatibility with the older version.
Microsoft has already injected this latest version of .NET Framework 4.8 in Windows 10 version 1903. Mean if you have updated your Windows 10 to May 2019 update then you don’t need to download .NET Framework 4.8 Offline Installer.
Else if you are using Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1 then you need to download .NET Framework 4.8 Offline Installer and install on your system to get the latest version .NET Framework on your Windows system.
.NET Framework 4.8 supports Windows server platforms starting with Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 means Server 2012 R2, 2016, and 2019 are supported as well. This i Here is the full list
The .NET Framework 4.8 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
.NET Framework 4.8 is available in Web installer as well as Offline installer. In web installer, you need an active internet connection to download those component files from Microsoft. Where Offline installer, you have to download the lumpsum setup file. While installetion procedure .NET Framework 4.8 Offline Installer setup file does not require any internet connection.
Here is the download link for both web installer and offline installer.