The latest version of Visual Studio Community 2019 for Mac is now supported on MacinCloud Managed Servers with macOS Big Sur. Try a Mac Server with Visual Studio for Mac pre-installed by obtaining a Managed Server Plan to quickly get started! 

If you do not see the latest version of Visual Studio for Mac installed on your server, please contact our Support Help Desk to request a software update.

What's New?

  • Added support for .NET SDK 6.0.105, 5.0.408, 3.1.419

Installed Components:

  • .Net Core SDK 6.0.105 and 3.1.417
  • .Net Core Runtime 6.0.3 and 3.1.23

Xamarin.iOS Remote Build with Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac

If you wish to utilize Xamarin's Build Host feature with MacinCloud Managed Server Plans, please select the "enable remote build port" add-on at checkout. Notice that Xamarin.iOS Build Host app is no longer required for remote build.

System Requirements:

Visual Studio for Mac is supported on macOS Big Sur


MacinCloud Managed Servers with macOS Catalina will be required to run Xamarin.iOS version v14.14.2.5 or below in order for Visual Studio to function properly. If you need a Xamarin.iOS version higher than then you will need macOS Big Sur and later.

External Resources:

Visual Studio for Mac Release Notes

Visual Studio for Mac Support

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