PowerShell follows the Modern Lifecycle Policy.

Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Retirement Date
PowerShell 2018-01-20T00:00:00.000-08:00 In Support


Version Start Date End Date
PowerShell 7.2 (LTS-current) 2021-11-08T00:00:00.000-08:00 2024-11-08T22:59:59.999-08:00
PowerShell 7.1 2020-11-11T00:00:00.000-08:00 2022-05-08T22:59:59.999-08:00
PowerShell 7.0 (LTS) 2020-03-04T00:00:00.000-08:00 2022-12-03T22:59:59.999-08:00
PowerShell Core 6.2 2019-03-28T00:00:00.000-08:00 2020-09-04T22:59:59.999-08:00
PowerShell Core 6.1 2018-09-13T00:00:00.000-08:00 2019-09-28T22:59:59.999-08:00
PowerShell Core 6.0 2018-01-20T00:00:00.000-08:00 2019-02-13T22:59:59.999-08:00


PowerShell is a .NET-based application and follows the Lifecycle Policy for the version of .NET on which it is built. For more information, see the PowerShell Lifecycle documentation.