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100% managed .NET code with no external dependencies #

  • Rebex Time is written in 100% managed C# code.
  • No external dependencies. It only needs .NET Framework.
  • No open source code used.
  • Fully CLS-compliant.
  • Supports any .NET language (C#, VB.NET, C++/CLI, etc.)
  • Platform-independent code. Same assemblies for both 32-bit and 64-bit applications.

Protocols #

Supported protocols:

  • SNTP/NTP version 3 and 4
  • Daytime
  • Time

Internet RFC specifications #

Implemented RFC:

Please note that some non-essential features might not be supported. Let us know if you need to add anything.

.NET Framework on Windows #

Rebex Time supports the following .NET Framework platforms:

  • .NET Framework 4.7.x
  • .NET Framework 4.6.x
  • .NET Framework 4.5.x
  • .NET Framework 4.0
  • .NET Framework 3.5
  • .NET Framework 3.0
  • .NET Framework 2.0
  • Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions (same DLLs)

Supported IDE versions:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

Supported Windows versions:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7

Rebex Time is known to work on Windows 8, Windows XP SP3 and Windows Server 2003 R2. However, these platforms already reached end-of-life, which means we cannot guarantee any kind of support for Rebex Time on these operating systems.

.NET Core #

Rebex Time supports .NET Core platform.

Supported frameworks:

  • .NET Core 1.1
  • .NET Core 2.0
  • .NET Core 2.1
  • .NET Core 2.2

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7 (SP1 and higher)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1 and higher)
  • Linux (64-bit)
  • macOS (64-bit)

.NET Standard #

Rebex Time supports .NET Standard 1.5/2.0 on .NET Core 1.1, 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2. Support for .NET Standard 2.0 on Universal Windows Platform (build 16299 or higher) and Xamarin.Mac (version 3.8 or higher) is experimental.

Mono on Linux #

Rebex Time supports Mono 4.x/5.x on Linux and Apple macOS (OS X).

.NET Compact Framework on handhelds and mobiles #

Rebex Time supports Microsoft legacy handheld and mobile platforms.

Supported frameworks:

  • .NET Compact Framework 3.5
  • .NET Compact Framework 3.9

Supported mobile operating systems:

  • Windows CE 5.0, 6.x
  • Pocket PC
  • Windows Mobile
  • Windows Embedded Compact 7
  • Windows Embedded Compact 2013

Supported IDE versions:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

Xamarin.iOS #

  • Visual Studio with Xamarin.iOS 10.3 or later
  • iOS 10 or later

Xamarin.Android #

  • Visual Studio with Xamarin.Android 8.0 or later

Xamarin.Mac #

Rebex Time features experimental support for Xamarin.Mac 3.8 or later via .NET Standard 2.0.

Universal Windows Platform #

Rebex Time features experimental support for Universal Windows Platform (UWP/UAP) applications on Windows 10 via .NET Standard 2.0.

Supported platforms:

  • Windows 10 (version 1709 or higher)
  • Windows 10 IoT (version 1709 or higher)

In order to use Rebex Time on these platforms, make sure to specify at least Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (10.0; Build 16299) in your Universal Windows project.

Legacy platform support #

For details of legacy platforms support see the following articles:

XCOPY deployment #

When distributing an application using Rebex Time library, simply copy the following DLL files (.NET assemblies) with your application:

  • Rebex.Common.dll
  • Rebex.Time.dll

There is no need to install, configure or distribute anything else to make them work.

Rebex Time license is royalty-free - you can distribute your application to unlimited number of users or computers without any additional fees.