I have a .net exe file I want to find out which version of visual studio is used to compile the assembly.. Is there are any solution to find out the IDE version.?

  • Can you tell us why you would like to know that? Commented May 4, 2019 at 14:59

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You don't need Visual Studio for building. Visual Studio depends on MSBuild instead.

Anyway, you can try Detect It Easy, it should give you linker version that can be paired with MSBuild version and Visual Studio version.

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