dotnet add package NLog --version 5.3.2                
NuGet\Install-Package NLog -Version 5.3.2                
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="NLog" Version="5.3.2" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NLog --version 5.3.2                
#r "nuget: NLog, 5.3.2"                
#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 NLog as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=NLog&version=5.3.2

// Install NLog as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NLog&version=5.3.2                

NLog is a logging platform for .NET with rich log routing and management capabilities.
NLog supports traditional logging, structured logging and the combination of both.

Supported platforms:

- .NET 5, 6, 7 and 8
- .NET Core 1, 2 and 3
- .NET Standard 1.3+ and 2.0+
- .NET Framework 3.5 - 4.8
- Xamarin Android + iOS (.NET Standard)
- Mono 4

For ASP.NET Core, check: NLog.Web.AspNetCore

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net5.0 was computed.  net5.0-windows was computed.  net6.0 was computed.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 was computed.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 was computed.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
.NET Core netcoreapp1.0 was computed.  netcoreapp1.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.0 was computed.  netcoreapp2.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.2 was computed.  netcoreapp3.0 was computed.  netcoreapp3.1 was computed. 
.NET Standard netstandard1.3 is compatible.  netstandard1.4 was computed.  netstandard1.5 is compatible.  netstandard1.6 was computed.  netstandard2.0 is compatible.  netstandard2.1 was computed. 
.NET Framework net35 is compatible.  net40 was computed.  net403 was computed.  net45 is compatible.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  net46 is compatible.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
MonoAndroid monoandroid was computed. 
MonoMac monomac was computed. 
MonoTouch monotouch was computed. 
Tizen tizen30 was computed.  tizen40 was computed.  tizen60 was computed. 
Universal Windows Platform uap was computed.  uap10.0 was computed. 
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios was computed. 
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac was computed. 
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos was computed. 
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos was computed. 
Compatible target framework(s)
Included target framework(s) (in package)
Learn more about Target Frameworks and .NET Standard.

NuGet packages (2.6K)

Showing the top 5 NuGet packages that depend on NLog:

Package Downloads
NLog.Extensions.Logging

NLog LoggerProvider for Microsoft.Extensions.Logging for logging in .NET Standard libraries and .NET Core applications. For ASP.NET Core, check: https://www.nuget.org/packages/NLog.Web.AspNetCore

NLog.Config

NLog.config file to get started with configuring NLog. This package is not mandatory to get started with NLog: the configuration file can created manually (read specs here: https://github.com/NLog/NLog/wiki/Configuration-file) or the configuration can be created programmatically. (read more here: https://github.com/NLog/NLog/wiki/Configuration-API) Note: Unfortunately this package won't work well when using <PackageReference> Advised to: - download manually: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/NLog/NLog/v4.4/src/NuGet/NLog.Config/content/NLog.config - set "Copy To Output Directory" to "Copy if newer"

Microsoft.ApplicationInsights.NLogTarget

Application Insights NLog Target is a custom target allowing you to send NLog log messages to Application Insights. Application Insights will collect your logs from multiple sources and provide rich powerful search capabilities. Privacy statement: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=512156

NLog.Web

NLog logging for ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC. Includes targets and layout renderers for websites and web applications. This package is for ASP.NET 3.5+ For ASP.NET Core: Check https://www.nuget.org/packages/NLog.Web.AspNetCore

NLog.Targets.ElasticSearch

An NLog target that utilises the elasticsearch low level client.

GitHub repositories (366)

Showing the top 5 popular GitHub repositories that depend on NLog:

Repository Stars
BeyondDimension/SteamTools
🛠「Watt Toolkit」是一个开源跨平台的多功能 Steam 工具箱。
rocksdanister/lively
Free and open-source software that allows users to set animated desktop wallpapers and screensavers powered by WinUI 3.
Jackett/Jackett
API Support for your favorite torrent trackers
Sonarr/Sonarr
Smart PVR for newsgroup and bittorrent users.
Radarr/Radarr
Movie organizer/manager for usenet and torrent users.
Version Downloads Last updated
5.3.2 1,492,860 4/30/2024
5.3.1 76,003 4/27/2024
5.2.8 5,510,069 12/29/2023
5.2.7 1,357,768 11/28/2023
5.2.6 453,737 11/19/2023
5.2.5 2,491,434 10/15/2023
5.2.4 2,192,979 9/6/2023
5.2.3 2,077,729 8/5/2023
5.2.2 2,803,847 7/4/2023
5.2.1 165,416 7/1/2023
5.2.0 3,085,576 5/30/2023
5.1.5 319,076 5/25/2023
5.1.4 1,294,082 4/29/2023
5.1.3 3,127,054 3/28/2023
5.1.2 3,640,074 2/17/2023
5.1.1 4,655,176 12/29/2022
5.1.0 3,170,059 11/27/2022
5.0.5 3,646,906 10/25/2022
5.0.4 5,082,838 9/1/2022
5.0.3 165,889 8/31/2022
5.0.2 1,269,069 8/12/2022
5.0.1 4,561,114 6/12/2022
5.0.0 5,151,315 5/16/2022
4.7.15 9,163,275 3/26/2022
4.7.14 2,641,653 2/23/2022
4.7.13 6,485,154 12/5/2021
4.7.12 4,032,191 10/24/2021
4.7.11 14,231,357 8/18/2021
4.7.10 9,204,718 5/14/2021
4.7.9 7,980,082 3/24/2021
4.7.8 4,250,957 2/25/2021
4.7.7 3,319,380 1/20/2021
4.7.6 5,600,017 12/6/2020
4.7.5 7,109,911 9/27/2020
4.7.4 5,170,189 8/22/2020
4.7.3 1,848,079 7/31/2020
4.7.2 16,006,047 5/18/2020
4.7.1 173,756 5/15/2020
4.7.0 6,089,939 3/20/2020
4.6.8 19,843,847 11/4/2019
4.6.7 13,760,555 8/25/2019
4.6.6 3,760,019 7/14/2019
4.6.5 4,265,977 6/14/2019
4.6.4 3,119,854 5/28/2019
4.6.3 3,528,611 4/30/2019
4.6.2 2,665,802 4/2/2019
4.6.1 331,948 3/29/2019
4.6.0 1,003,647 3/21/2019
4.5.11 22,491,674 11/6/2018
4.5.10 6,489,681 9/17/2018
4.5.9 1,717,853 8/24/2018
4.5.8 2,559,707 8/5/2018
4.5.7 1,327,017 7/19/2018
4.5.6 3,812,546 5/29/2018
4.5.5 947,941 5/25/2018
4.5.4 4,686,444 5/5/2018
4.5.3 2,180,657 4/16/2018
4.5.2 1,237,451 4/6/2018
4.5.1 402,793 4/3/2018
4.5.0 10,421,906 3/25/2018
4.4.13 957,358 2/27/2018
4.4.12 7,825,679 8/8/2017
4.4.11 2,539,969 6/17/2017
4.4.10 509,362 5/31/2017
4.4.9 1,192,842 5/5/2017
4.4.8 234,852 4/28/2017
4.4.7 158,673 4/25/2017
4.4.6 402,779 4/15/2017
4.4.5 576,167 3/28/2017
4.4.4 673,720 3/10/2017
4.4.3 828,182 2/17/2017
4.4.2 511,185 2/6/2017
4.4.1 2,172,755 12/24/2016
4.4.0 382,797 12/14/2016
4.3.11 1,327,832 11/7/2016
4.3.10 1,061,469 10/11/2016
4.3.9 560,522 9/18/2016
4.3.8 814,354 9/5/2016
4.3.7 758,771 8/6/2016
4.3.6 325,935 7/23/2016
4.3.5 1,052,179 6/12/2016
4.3.4 917,285 5/16/2016
4.3.3 526,755 4/28/2016
4.3.2 117,885 4/26/2016
4.3.1 129,444 4/20/2016
4.3.0 176,608 4/16/2016
4.2.3 2,311,484 12/20/2015
4.2.2 408,755 12/2/2015
4.2.1 985,044 11/21/2015
4.2.0 539,062 10/24/2015
4.1.2 1,169,138 9/20/2015
4.1.1 193,039 9/12/2015
4.1.0 268,127 8/31/2015
4.0.1 1,159,772 6/18/2015
4.0.0 1,533,042 6/9/2015
3.2.1 1,157,570 4/24/2015
3.2.0 2,137,018 1/2/2015
3.1.0 2,016,541 6/24/2014
3.0.0 303,655 6/2/2014
2.1.0 3,382,650 10/10/2013
2.0.1.2 1,591,613 4/8/2013
2.0.0.2000 3,509,184 7/18/2011
1.0.0.505 1,016,720 1/7/2011

ChangeLog:

NLog v5.3 marks a few exotic API-methods as obsolete, to pave the road for NLog v6.

- Fix NullReferenceException when using LoggingRules with filters and no targets (#5515) (@snakefoot)
- CallSite can hide single class type using AddCallSiteHiddenClassType (#5313) (@wadebaird)
- Logging Rule with FinalMinLevel also supports dynamic filters (#5489) (@snakefoot)
- LogManager GetCurrentClassLogger fallback to assembly-name when no namespace (#5463) (@snakefoot)
- Logger LayoutRenderer able to output the Logger PrefixName (#5480) (@snakefoot)
- NLogViewer Target - Allow override of the FormattedMessage (#5466) (@snakefoot)
- CallSite fallback to Exception TargetSite when available (#5487) (@snakefoot)
- NLogTraceListener - Align Filter-behavior for all Write-methods (#5242) (@snakefoot)
- LogManager AddHiddenAssembly marked obsolete, instead use AddCallSiteHiddenAssembly (#5490) (@snakefoot)
- InternalLogger - Marked LogToTrace as obsolete to reduce dependencies (#5443) (@snakefoot)
- Replaced MutableUnsafeAttribute with ThreadAgnosticImmutableAttribute (#5297) (@snakefoot)
- Marked ILoggerBase and ISuppress as obsolete and instead use ILogger (#5431) (@snakefoot)
- LoggingRule - Marked ChildRules as obsolete (#5491) (@snakefoot)
- FileTarget - Marked NetworkWrites as obsolete, and replaced by KeepFileOpen=false (#5416) (@snakefoot)
- Marked EscapeDataNLogLegacy as obsolete (#5355) (@snakefoot)
- WrapperTarget is the wrapper and not the wrapped (#5380) (@snakefoot)
- LogFactory - Disconnect from Target write and Target flush (#5485) (@snakefoot)
- NLog Schema nuget-package with updated license info (#5509) (@snakefoot)
- Added sealed to internal classes (#5493) (@snakefoot)
- Added more NLog Wiki Links to XML docs (#5497) (@snakefoot)
- CsvLayout - Fixed links to NLog Wiki in XML docs (#5475) (@hangy)

NLog v5.2 changes how to load extensions: https://nlog-project.org/2023/05/30/nlog-5-2-trim-warnings.html

List of major changes in NLog 5.0: https://nlog-project.org/2022/05/16/nlog-5-0-finally-ready.html

Full changelog: https://github.com/NLog/NLog/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md

For all config options and platform support, check https://nlog-project.org/config/