What is assembly manifest? What is the information it provides.

Assembly Manifest is a file that contains data that describes how the elements present inside an assembly are connected to each other. The assembly manifest contains assembly metadata to define the scope of the assembly and resolve references to resources and classes.

Information provided by Assembly Manifest:

  • Assembly Name
  • Version Number
  • Culture
  • Strong name
  • List of files inside the assembly
  • Reference information