The latest version of Visual Studio Community 2019 for Mac is now supported on MacinCloud Managed Servers with macOS Big Sur. This version of Visual Studio currently supports the latest version of Xamarin.iOS 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 macOS Big Sur server, please contact our Support Help Desk to request an update.

What's New?

Visual Studio for Mac 8.10.10 comes with two new fixes:

  • An issue was fixed where adding a subfolder to a project with Git might cause a crash
  • Xamarin support for Xcode 13 has been added

Installed Components:

  • Mono Framework MDK
  • .Net Core SDK 5.0.401
  • .Net Core Runtime 5.0.10
  • Xamarin.Mac
  • Xamarin.iOS
  • Xamarin.Android

System Requirements:

Visual Studio for Mac 8.10.10 is supported on macOS Big Sur and higher.

Xamarin.iOS Remote Build with Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac

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


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 a macOS Big Sur.

External Resources:

Visual Studio Release Notes

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