Xamarin.Essentials 1.7.3

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.NET Standard 1.0
dotnet add package Xamarin.Essentials --version 1.7.3
NuGet\Install-Package Xamarin.Essentials -Version 1.7.3
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="Xamarin.Essentials" Version="1.7.3" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Xamarin.Essentials --version 1.7.3
#r "nuget: Xamarin.Essentials, 1.7.3"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Xamarin.Essentials as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Xamarin.Essentials&version=1.7.3

// Install Xamarin.Essentials as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Xamarin.Essentials&version=1.7.3

Xamarin.Essentials: a kit of essential API's for your apps

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows net7.0 net7.0-android net7.0-ios net7.0-maccatalyst net7.0-macos net7.0-tvos net7.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp1.0 netcoreapp1.1 netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard1.0 netstandard1.1 netstandard1.2 netstandard1.3 netstandard1.4 netstandard1.5 netstandard1.6 netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net45 net451 net452 net46 net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid monoandroid10.0
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen30 tizen40 tizen60
Universal Windows Platform uap uap10.0 uap10.0.16299
Windows Phone wp8 wp81 wpa81
Windows Store netcore netcore45 netcore451
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios xamarinios10
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac xamarinmac20
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos xamarintvos10
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos xamarinwatchos10
Compatible target framework(s)
Additional computed target framework(s)
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NuGet packages (394)

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Check to see if your users have granted or denied permissions for common permission groups on iOS and Android. Additionally, you can request permissions with a simple cross-platform async/awaitified API.


Take or pick photos and videos from a cross platform API.


ZXing.Net.Mobile is a C#/.NET library based on the open source Barcode Library: ZXing (Zebra Crossing), using the ZXing.Net Port. It works with Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Tizen and Windows Universal (UWP). The goal of ZXing.Net.Mobile is to make scanning barcodes as effortless and painless as possible in your own applications. See https://github.com/Redth/ZXing.Net.Mobile/releases for release notes.


Easly access geolocation across Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, and Windows.


Common application functionality and features to be shared across the framework

GitHub repositories (165)

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Version Downloads Last updated
1.7.3 727,027 5/6/2022
1.7.2 199,364 4/7/2022
1.7.1 660,885 1/25/2022
1.7.0 1,935,554 7/13/2021
1.6.1 2,576,937 1/25/2021
1.6.1-preview2 2,273 1/21/2021
1.6.1-preview1 9,762 12/27/2020
1.6.0 589,633 12/21/2020
1.6.0-rc1 27,992 12/12/2020
1.6.0-pre5 18,590 12/6/2020
1.6.0-pre4 32,445 11/14/2020
1.6.0-pre3 29,467 11/6/2020
1.6.0-pre2 47,485 9/25/2020
1.6.0-pre1 12,104 9/15/2020
1.6.0-ci.2 342 9/15/2020 4,448,745 5/12/2020 306,840 4/23/2020
1.5.3 102,534 4/20/2020
1.5.2 1,330,487 3/28/2020
1.5.1 457,966 3/6/2020
1.5.0 144,081 2/26/2020
1.5.0-pre1 4,090 2/20/2020
1.4.0 110,151 2/20/2020
1.4.0-pre2 16,404 1/10/2020
1.4.0-pre 1,995 1/7/2020
1.3.1 1,343,221 9/19/2019
1.3.0 396,038 8/23/2019
1.3.0-pre 13,559 7/8/2019
1.2.0 581,165 7/8/2019
1.2.0-pre 3,831 6/20/2019
1.1.0 3,665,177 3/15/2019
1.0.1 437,684 1/15/2019
1.0.0 335,478 12/1/2018
0.11.0-preview 156,573 10/12/2018
0.10.0-preview 132,837 8/17/2018
0.9.1-preview 34,841 7/30/2018
0.8.0-preview 57,819 6/28/2018 12,288 6/14/2018
0.6.0-preview 45,696 5/5/2018