First published on MSDN on Jan 16, 2014
We receive a lot of questions about Silverlight support roadmap. The purpose of this post is to consolidate few relevant links to answer most of your questions.
Microsoft will continue to support Silverlight 5 until 10/12/2021 –see here:
– more details on our support policy are here
Silverlight 5 supports the browser versions listed here:
Microsoft continues to release updates to Silverlight 5 to address security and compatibility issues. You can download the most up-to-date version of Silverlight and find it's browser/OS compatibility here:
For a history of Silverlight updates, please see the Microsoft Silverlight Version History here:
As a software developer, you can build portable class libraries that simultaneously target various .NET runtimes, including Silverlight, Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Xbox: