Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker 2.1.41

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Xamarin.Essentials 1.6.0

Additional Details

The FilePicker functionality has been incorporated in Xamarin.Essentials. We have therefore stopped development on this separate package.

Thank you for all your support!

There is a newer prerelease version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
dotnet add package Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker --version 2.1.41                
NuGet\Install-Package Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker -Version 2.1.41                
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="Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker" Version="2.1.41" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker --version 2.1.41                
#r "nuget: Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker, 2.1.41"                
#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 Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker&version=2.1.41

// Install Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Xamarin.Plugin.FilePicker&version=2.1.41                

Simple cross-platform plug-in that allows you to pick files and work with them. Version 2.1 supports .NET Standard and Visual Studio 2017 and 2019. Supported platforms are Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Mac, Xamarin.Forms, UWP and WPF.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
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MonoAndroid monoandroid was computed.  monoandroid80 is compatible.  monoandroid81 is compatible.  monoandroid90 is compatible.  monoandroid10.0 is compatible. 
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Tizen tizen30 was computed.  tizen40 was computed.  tizen60 was computed. 
Universal Windows Platform uap was computed.  uap10.0 was computed.  uap10.0.16299 is compatible. 
Windows Phone wp8 was computed.  wp81 was computed.  wpa81 was computed. 
Windows Store netcore was computed.  netcore45 was computed.  netcore451 was computed. 
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios was computed.  xamarinios10 is compatible. 
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac was computed.  xamarinmac20 is compatible. 
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos was computed. 
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos was computed. 
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  • Xamarin.iOS 1.0

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  • Xamarin.Mac 2.0

    • No dependencies.

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2.1.41-beta 6,842 2/28/2020
2.1.36-beta 14,081 10/30/2019
2.1.34 385,331 9/16/2019
2.1.32-beta 2,717 8/2/2019
2.1.30-beta 2,942 7/22/2019
2.1.18 66,661 7/8/2019
2.1.18-beta 2,027 7/8/2019
2.1.17-beta 2,082 6/27/2019
2.1.16-beta 1,961 6/26/2019
2.1.14-beta 7,916 1/21/2019
2.1.12-beta 3,480 12/28/2018
2.1.11-beta 2,084 12/13/2018
2.0.135 145,139 11/26/2018
2.0.121 20,188 11/2/2018
2.0.118-beta 2,656 10/31/2018
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2.0.107-beta 7,757 10/26/2018
2.0.106-beta 2,101 10/26/2018
2.0.81-beta 6,931 9/19/2018
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2.0.63-beta 2,412 3/28/2018
2.0.58-beta 3,004 3/20/2018
2.0.49-beta 2,811 3/15/2018
2.0.45-beta 2,403 3/15/2018
2.0.42-beta 2,409 3/15/2018
2.0.20-beta 4,591 2/14/2018
2.0.8-beta 2,628 2/8/2018
2.0.2-beta 2,337 2/2/2018
1.4.34-beta 3,814 1/18/2018
1.4.32-beta 2,394 1/18/2018
1.4.30-beta 2,367 1/18/2018
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1.4.23-beta 2,531 1/4/2018
1.4.18-beta 2,403 12/29/2017
1.4.17-beta 2,421 12/29/2017
1.4.0-beta 2,780 12/28/2017
1.3.0-beta 3,695 12/13/2016
1.2.1 20,655 12/13/2016

[2.1] - Multi-Targeting Plugin project
[2.0] - Support for .NET Standard (platforms Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Mac, Xamarin.Forms, UWP and WPF); removed Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8/8.1 support
[1.4] - Support Xamarin.Mac
[1.3] - FileData now has a GetStream() method to retrieve the binary data as a Stream
[1.2] - Retrieve full file path from selected file
[1.1] - Support Windows Phone 8, 8.1 e Windows Store.
[1.0] - Pick files, save files and open the archive in Default App.