WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs 1.1.5

dotnet add package WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs --version 1.1.5                
NuGet\Install-Package WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs -Version 1.1.5                
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="WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs" Version="1.1.5" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs --version 1.1.5                
#r "nuget: WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs, 1.1.5"                
#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 WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs&version=1.1.5

// Install WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.CommonFileDialogs&version=1.1.5                


CommonFileDialogs cropped from Windows API Code Pack 1.1.


using WindowsAPICodePack.Dialogs;

using CommonOpenFileDialog dialog = new()
    IsFolderPicker = true,

if (dialog.ShowDialog() == CommonFileDialogResult.Ok)
    _ = dialog.FileName;


This is a fork of the Microsoft © Windows API Code Pack, based on a repository created by Aybe. Due to the lack of updates to the original package, this fork was created to include all open pull requests on the original repository, apply fixes and add support for all current .NET Framework and .NET Core versions.

Now with added .Net6.0 support ! (windows only)


See LICENSE for the original licence (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 licence terms from Microsoft is welcome, however.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net6.0-windows7.0 is compatible.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
.NET Framework net452 is compatible.  net46 was computed.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
Compatible target framework(s)
Included target framework(s) (in package)
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  • .NETFramework 4.5.2

    • No dependencies.
  • net6.0-windows7.0

    • No dependencies.

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