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 14.20.0.25. Visit the Managed Server Plan page 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 8.10.8 comes with one new fix:

  • Fixed an issue causing erroneous "No Microsoft OpenJDK could be found" warning messages.



Installed Components:

  • Mono Framework MDK 6.12.0.150
  • .Net Core SDK 6.0.400
  • .Net Core Runtime 5.0.9
  • Xamarin.Mac 7.14.0.24
  • Xamarin.iOS 14.20.0.25
  • Xamarin.Android 11.3.0.4



System Requirements:


Visual Studio 8.10.8 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. 



Note: 

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 14.14.2.5 then you will need a macOS Big Sur.



External Resources:

Visual Studio Release Notes




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