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

What's New:

Visual Studio for Mac comes with these new fixes:

  • Fixed several reliability issues with Git and Xamarin.
  • Updated the .NET Core SDK to 5.0.301 and 3.1.410.
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to run with an external program
  • Fixed several alignment issues in the Blame view


Visual Studio is currently exclusive for MacinCloud Managed Servers with macOS Big Sur, as this version of Visual Studio only works with Xcode 12.5.

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 Big Sur server, please contact our Support Help Desk to have it updated.


MacinCloud Managed Servers with macOS Catalina will be required to run Visual Studio  with Xamarin.iOS version v14.14.2.5 or below in order for Visual Studio to function properly. 

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