There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
dotnet add package NLog --version 4.5.3
NuGet\Install-Package NLog -Version 4.5.3
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="4.5.3" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NLog --version 4.5.3
#r "nuget: NLog, 4.5.3"
#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=4.5.3

// Install NLog as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NLog&version=4.5.3

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, Xamarin iOs
- UWP
- Windows Phone 8
- Silverlight 4 and 5
- 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.  net40-client is compatible.  net403 was computed.  net45 is compatible.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  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. 
MonoAndroid monoandroid was computed.  monoandroid44 is compatible. 
MonoMac monomac was computed. 
MonoTouch monotouch was computed. 
Silverlight sl4 is compatible.  sl5 is compatible. 
Tizen tizen30 was computed.  tizen40 was computed.  tizen60 was computed. 
Universal Windows Platform uap was computed.  uap10.0 was computed. 
Windows Phone wp8 is compatible.  wp81 was computed. 
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios was computed.  xamarinios10 is compatible. 
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 (2.5K)

Showing the top 5 NuGet packages that depend on NLog:

Package Downloads
NLog.Extensions.Logging The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by NuGet.org.

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 The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by NuGet.org.

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 The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by NuGet.org.

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 The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by NuGet.org.

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 The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by NuGet.org.

NLog.Extended.dll provides MSMQ target and AppSetting renderer

GitHub repositories (354)

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
5.2.8 1,249,526 12/29/2023
5.2.7 739,275 11/28/2023
5.2.6 322,523 11/19/2023
5.2.5 1,479,536 10/15/2023
5.2.4 1,472,189 9/6/2023
5.2.3 1,409,828 8/5/2023
5.2.2 2,082,451 7/4/2023
5.2.1 140,877 7/1/2023
5.2.0 2,274,786 5/30/2023
5.1.5 249,757 5/25/2023
5.1.4 1,038,380 4/29/2023
5.1.3 2,552,462 3/28/2023
5.1.2 2,967,564 2/17/2023
5.1.1 3,892,692 12/29/2022
5.1.0 2,638,579 11/27/2022
5.0.5 3,085,333 10/25/2022
5.0.4 4,350,979 9/1/2022
5.0.3 145,756 8/31/2022
5.0.2 1,115,959 8/12/2022
5.0.1 3,935,410 6/12/2022
5.0.0 4,334,240 5/16/2022
4.7.15 7,706,654 3/26/2022
4.7.14 2,340,067 2/23/2022
4.7.13 5,744,073 12/5/2021
4.7.12 3,728,859 10/24/2021
4.7.11 12,875,271 8/18/2021
4.7.10 8,518,279 5/14/2021
4.7.9 7,384,711 3/24/2021
4.7.8 3,963,824 2/25/2021
4.7.7 3,092,394 1/20/2021
4.7.6 5,286,769 12/6/2020
4.7.5 6,691,039 9/27/2020
4.7.4 4,861,083 8/22/2020
4.7.3 1,761,012 7/31/2020
4.7.2 14,855,381 5/18/2020
4.7.1 159,435 5/15/2020
4.7.0 5,765,902 3/20/2020
4.6.8 18,737,820 11/4/2019
4.6.7 13,091,811 8/25/2019
4.6.6 3,532,131 7/14/2019
4.6.5 4,104,607 6/14/2019
4.6.4 3,014,706 5/28/2019
4.6.3 3,298,126 4/30/2019
4.6.2 2,507,515 4/2/2019
4.6.1 319,299 3/29/2019
4.6.0 964,752 3/21/2019
4.5.11 20,888,667 11/6/2018
4.5.10 6,263,512 9/17/2018
4.5.9 1,648,246 8/24/2018
4.5.8 2,454,391 8/5/2018
4.5.7 1,293,801 7/19/2018
4.5.6 3,606,798 5/29/2018
4.5.5 914,417 5/25/2018
4.5.4 4,399,250 5/5/2018
4.5.3 2,055,140 4/16/2018
4.5.2 1,187,975 4/6/2018
4.5.1 378,678 4/3/2018
4.5.0 9,613,129 3/25/2018
4.4.13 921,604 2/27/2018
4.4.12 7,549,669 8/8/2017
4.4.11 2,427,648 6/17/2017
4.4.10 488,939 5/31/2017
4.4.9 1,161,253 5/5/2017
4.4.8 223,141 4/28/2017
4.4.7 148,659 4/25/2017
4.4.6 386,427 4/15/2017
4.4.5 559,687 3/28/2017
4.4.4 656,400 3/10/2017
4.4.3 807,996 2/17/2017
4.4.2 484,398 2/6/2017
4.4.1 1,955,296 12/24/2016
4.4.0 365,594 12/14/2016
4.3.11 1,263,121 11/7/2016
4.3.10 1,001,145 10/11/2016
4.3.9 540,993 9/18/2016
4.3.8 779,506 9/5/2016
4.3.7 733,642 8/6/2016
4.3.6 315,245 7/23/2016
4.3.5 1,008,467 6/12/2016
4.3.4 894,997 5/16/2016
4.3.3 497,059 4/28/2016
4.3.2 111,876 4/26/2016
4.3.1 125,887 4/20/2016
4.3.0 172,420 4/16/2016
4.2.3 2,209,817 12/20/2015
4.2.2 393,038 12/2/2015
4.2.1 948,431 11/21/2015
4.2.0 519,002 10/24/2015
4.1.2 1,091,103 9/20/2015
4.1.1 187,070 9/12/2015
4.1.0 260,763 8/31/2015
4.0.1 1,120,390 6/18/2015
4.0.0 1,423,714 6/9/2015
3.2.1 1,107,689 4/24/2015
3.2.0 2,042,749 1/2/2015
3.1.0 1,952,875 6/24/2014
3.0.0 288,340 6/2/2014
2.1.0 3,136,231 10/10/2013
2.0.1.2 1,510,732 4/8/2013
2.0.0.2000 3,198,487 7/18/2011
1.0.0.505 919,913 1/7/2011

Fixes:

- [#2662](https://github.com/nlog/nlog/pull/2662) FileTarget - Improve handling of archives with multiple active files (@snakefoot)

Enhancements:

- [#2587](https://github.com/nlog/nlog/pull/2587) Internal Log - Include target type and target name in the log messages (@snakefoot)
- [#2651](https://github.com/nlog/nlog/pull/2651) Searching for NLog Extension Files should handle DirectoryNotFoundException  (@snakefoot)

Performance:

- [#2653](https://github.com/nlog/nlog/pull/2653) LayoutRenderer ThreadSafe Attribute introduced to allow lock free Precalculate + other small performance improvements (@snakefoot)



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