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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.
  • Complete source code available.

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 platforms:

  • .NET Framework 4.7
  • .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)

Legacy binaries for .NET Framework 1.0 and 1.1 are available for registered customers.
For details, see legacy platform support section.

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 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 2012 Server
  • Windows 2012 Server R2
  • Windows 2008 Server
  • Windows 2008 Server R2
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista

Mono on Linux #

Rebex Time supports Mono version 3.x, 4.x on Linux and Apple macOS (OS X).

.NET Compact Framework on handhelds and mobiles #

Rebex Time for .NET Compact Framework supports several Microsoft handheld and mobile platforms.

Supported frameworks:

  • .NET Compact Framework 2.0
  • .NET Compact Framework 3.5
  • .NET Compact Framework 3.9

Supported mobile operating systems:

  • Windows CE
  • Pocket PC
  • Windows Mobile
  • Windows Embedded Compact 2013

Supported IDE versions:

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

Xamarin.iOS #

  • Xamarin Studio/Visual Studio with Xamarin.iOS 8.6 or later
  • iOS 5.1.1 or later

Xamarin.Android #

  • Xamarin Studio/Visual Studio with Xamarin.Android 4 or later
  • Android 2.3.3 or later (Android API version 10 or later)

Xamarin.Mac #

Experimental version of Rebex Time for Xamarin.Mac is included in the installation package.

Supported projects:

  • Xamarin.Mac Mobile
  • Xamarin.Mac .NET 4.5 Framework

Requires Xamarin Studio with Xamarin.Mac 2.x or later and OS X 10.7 or later.

Universal Windows Platform #

Experimental version of Rebex Time for Universal Windows Platform is included in the installation package.

Supported platforms:

  • Windows 10 Store Apps
  • Windows 10 Mobile
  • Windows 10 IoT

Windows Store/Windows Phone apps #

Experimental version of Rebex Time for Windows Store and Windows Phone is included in the installation package.

Supported platforms:

  • Windows 8 Store Apps
  • Windows 8.1 Store Apps
  • Windows Phone 8.1 Apps

Library variants:

  • Class Libraries for Windows Store Apps

    Supports Windows 8.0 and 8.1, suitable for Windows Store Apps.

  • Portable Class Libraries for Universal Apps (PCL)

    Supports Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1, suitable for Portable Apps, Windows Store 8.1 Apps and Windows Phone 8.1 Apps.

Learn more about usage and limitations of this version...

.NET Core #

Experimental version of Rebex Time for .NET Core is included in the installation package.

Supported platforms:

  • .NET Core 1.1
  • .NET Standard 1.5 (on .NET 4.6.2 and .NET 4.7)

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.

Legacy platform support #

Legacy version of Rebex Time for .NET Framework 1.0 and 1.1 is still available for registered customers. Although it's no longer maintained or supported, it has been used by many developers in production environments for years, which still makes it a viable option when legacy platform support is needed.

For details, see How long will Rebex support old versions of .NET Framework knowledge base article.