The latest Visual Studio Community 2019 for Mac version is now supported on MacinCloud Managed Servers with macOS Catalina and Big Sur. This version of Visual Studio currently supports the latest version of Xamarin.iOS on macOS Big Sur. Visit the Managed Server Plan page to quickly get started. 

What's New:

Visual Studio for Mac comes with these new fixes:

  • Fixed an issue with test discovery might fail when loading a solution.
  • Updated the .NET Core SDKs to 5.0.302 and 3.1.411.


Visual Studio is supported on macOS Catalina and higher.

Xamarin.iOS Remote Build with Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac

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

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 have it updated.


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.

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