EF6.1.3 Beta 1 Available

Today we are making Beta 1 of the EF6.1.3 release available. This patch release contains only high priority bug fixes.


What are the 6.1.3 release timelines?

At this stage we are planning for our next release to be the RTM. This may change if we get additional reports of high priority bugs that we decide should be fixed in 6.1.3.

We expect to ship the next release sometime next month but this may change if we decided to take additional changes.


What’s in Beta 1?

EF6.1.3 will just contain fixes to high priority issues that have been reported on the 6.1.2 release. The fixes included in beta 1 are:


Where do I get the beta?

The runtime is available on NuGet. Follow the instructions on our Get It page for installing the latest pre-release version of Entity Framework runtime.

The tooling for Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2013 is available on the Microsoft Download Center.



This is a preview of changes that will be available in the final release of EF6.1.3 and is designed to allow you to try out the new features and report any issues you encounter. Microsoft does not guarantee any level of support on this release.

If you need assistance using the new features, please post questions on Stack Overflow using the entity-framework tag.