BouncyCastle 1.8.5

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dotnet add package BouncyCastle --version 1.8.5
NuGet\Install-Package BouncyCastle -Version 1.8.5
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="BouncyCastle" Version="1.8.5" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add BouncyCastle --version 1.8.5
#r "nuget: BouncyCastle, 1.8.5"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install BouncyCastle as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=BouncyCastle&version=1.8.5

// Install BouncyCastle as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=BouncyCastle&version=1.8.5

The Bouncy Castle Crypto package is a C# implementation of cryptographic algorithms and protocols, it was developed by the Legion of the Bouncy Castle, a registered Australian Charity, with a little help! The Legion, and the latest goings on with this package, can be found at []( In addition to providing basic cryptography algorithms, the package also provides support for CMS, TSP, X.509 certificate generation and a variety of other standards such as OpenPGP.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET Framework net is compatible. 
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Version Downloads Last updated
1.8.9 14,620,899 1/5/2021 8,156,024 4/8/2020
1.8.5 12,827,072 3/25/2019
1.8.4 1,556,185 11/2/2018 3,155,883 10/2/2018
1.8.2 3,938,532 4/14/2018
1.8.1 11,379,529 4/26/2016
1.7.0 4,975,090 4/30/2011

This is the final feature release with support for legacy .NET platforms. From 1.9.0 we will be targeting more modern .NET frameworks (see and updating our build and packaging systems. The 1.8.x series will continue to receive bug fixes, but limited new functionality.

Additional Features and Functionality:
- Supported added for encoding and decoding of GOST3410-2012 keys.
- Basic support added for CMP (RFC 4210) and CRMF (RFC 4211), including the PKI archive control.