What is the difference between String and string in C#?

String stands for System.String whereas string is an alias in C# for System.String −

For example

string str = "Welcome!";

It’s not essential, but generally String is used when you work with classes.

string str = String.Format("Welcome! {0}!", user);

Since the string is an alias for System. String. The alias for other datatypes are −


object: System.Object
string: System.String
bool: System.Boolean
float: System.Single
double: System.Double
decimal: System.Decimal
byte: System.Byte
sbyte: System.SByte
short: System.Int16
ushort: System.UInt16
int: System.Int32
uint: System.UInt32
long: System.Int64
ulong: System.UInt64
char: System.Char
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