NLog 4.5.1

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 Framework 3.5, 4, 4.5, 4.6 & 4.7
- .NET Standard 1.3+ and 2.0+;
- .NET Framework 4 client profile
- Xamarin Android, iOs
- UWP
- Windows Phone 8
- Silverlight 4 and 5
- Mono 4

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

There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package NLog -Version 4.5.1
dotnet add package NLog --version 4.5.1
<PackageReference Include="NLog" Version="4.5.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NLog --version 4.5.1
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.
#r "nuget: NLog, 4.5.1"
For F# scripts that support #r syntax, copy this into the source code to reference the package.

Getting started with NLog

Platform support

  • .NET Framework 3.5, 4, 4.5, 4.6 & 4.7
  • .NET Framework 4 client profile
  • Xamarin Android
  • Xamarin iOs
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Silverlight 4 and 5
  • Mono 4
  • ASP.NET 4 (NLog.Web package)
  • ASP.NET Core (NLog.Web.AspNetCore package)
  • .NET Core (NLog.Extensions.Logging package)
  • .NET Standard 1.3+
  • .NET Standard 2.x
  • UWP

See also Platform support

Troubleshooting

Getting started with NLog

Platform support

  • .NET Framework 3.5, 4, 4.5, 4.6 & 4.7
  • .NET Framework 4 client profile
  • Xamarin Android
  • Xamarin iOs
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Silverlight 4 and 5
  • Mono 4
  • ASP.NET 4 (NLog.Web package)
  • ASP.NET Core (NLog.Web.AspNetCore package)
  • .NET Core (NLog.Extensions.Logging package)
  • .NET Standard 1.3+
  • .NET Standard 2.x
  • UWP

See also Platform support

Troubleshooting

Release Notes

Some small fixes and (performance) improvements. No critical bugs are reported for NLog 4.5.

for full changelog, check https://github.com/NLog/NLog/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md

for what is supported in each platform, see https://github.com/NLog/NLog/wiki/platform-support

NuGet packages (1.9K)

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/dev/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.Extended
NLog.Extended.dll provides MSMQ target and AppSetting renderer

GitHub repositories (243)

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

Repository Stars
shadowsocks/shadowsocks-windows
If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.
Wox-launcher/Wox
Launcher for Windows, an alternative to Alfred and Launchy.
files-community/Files
A modern file explorer that pushes the boundaries of the platform.
JustArchiNET/ArchiSteamFarm
C# application with primary purpose of idling Steam cards from multiple accounts simultaneously.
Sonarr/Sonarr
Smart PVR for newsgroup and bittorrent users.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
4.7.8 6,772 2/25/2021
4.7.7 249,019 1/20/2021
4.7.6 654,759 12/6/2020
4.7.5 1,248,089 9/27/2020
4.7.4 1,231,656 8/22/2020
4.7.3 526,262 7/31/2020
4.7.2 3,179,158 5/18/2020
4.7.1 56,650 5/15/2020
4.7.0 2,110,746 3/20/2020
4.6.8 6,785,430 11/4/2019
4.6.7 5,484,499 8/25/2019
4.6.6 1,641,879 7/14/2019
4.6.5 2,095,955 6/14/2019
4.6.4 1,632,349 5/28/2019
4.6.3 1,427,131 4/30/2019
4.6.2 1,117,951 4/2/2019
4.6.1 156,528 3/29/2019
4.6.0 485,912 3/21/2019
4.5.11 7,267,969 11/6/2018
4.5.10 3,567,547 9/17/2018
4.5.9 1,013,123 8/24/2018
4.5.8 1,415,060 8/5/2018
4.5.7 754,169 7/19/2018
4.5.6 2,045,376 5/29/2018
4.5.5 511,773 5/25/2018
4.5.4 1,758,507 5/5/2018
4.5.3 988,875 4/16/2018
4.5.2 695,217 4/6/2018
4.5.1 212,285 4/3/2018
4.5.0 3,058,168 3/25/2018
4.4.13 581,214 2/27/2018
4.4.12 4,700,618 8/8/2017
4.4.11 1,175,691 6/17/2017
4.4.10 298,057 5/31/2017
4.4.9 786,343 5/5/2017
4.4.8 123,759 4/28/2017
4.4.7 90,718 4/25/2017
4.4.6 258,254 4/15/2017
4.4.5 358,688 3/28/2017
4.4.4 427,175 3/10/2017
4.4.3 580,713 2/17/2017
4.4.2 306,525 2/6/2017
4.4.1 900,515 12/24/2016
4.4.0 238,760 12/14/2016
4.3.11 805,339 11/7/2016
4.3.10 545,781 10/11/2016
4.3.9 398,263 9/18/2016
4.3.8 517,264 9/5/2016
4.3.7 488,822 8/6/2016
4.3.6 223,495 7/23/2016
4.3.5 715,172 6/12/2016
4.3.4 614,590 5/16/2016
4.3.3 301,760 4/28/2016
4.3.2 75,015 4/26/2016
4.3.1 94,000 4/20/2016
4.3.0 104,734 4/16/2016
4.2.3 1,233,760 12/20/2015
4.2.2 234,367 12/2/2015
4.2.1 218,195 11/21/2015
4.2.0 326,011 10/24/2015
4.1.2 590,378 9/20/2015
4.1.1 119,645 9/12/2015
4.1.0 165,921 8/31/2015
4.0.1 613,843 6/18/2015
4.0.0 665,660 6/9/2015
3.2.1 654,553 4/24/2015
3.2.0 1,147,990 1/2/2015
3.1.0 1,177,487 6/24/2014
3.0.0 184,284 6/2/2014
2.1.0 1,058,747 10/10/2013
2.0.1.2 655,861 4/8/2013
2.0.0.2000 1,114,720 7/18/2011
1.0.0.505 232,707 1/7/2011
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