Xamarin App Development with Visual Studio | Visual Studio2024-04-02T11:49:28-07:00

Latest Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin

Deliver native Android, iOS, and Windows apps with a single shared .NET code base.

Apps built using Xamarin look and feel native, because they are.

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Target all platforms

Single shared codebase for Android, iOS, and Windows

Share code everywhere. Use the same language, APIs and data structures for 75+% of app code across all mobile development platforms.

Develop on PC or Mac

World-class IDEs on your preferred OS

Use Visual Studio, a fully-featured and extensible IDE on Windows. Or, use Visual Studio for Mac, a rich IDE for macOS. Both offer UI designers, efficient code editing, debugging and publishing tools, and more.

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Exciting benefits

Tools, cloud services, support and training

With a standard subscription you get the software and benefits you need to stay up to date on all things code, including access to core Microsoft software for development and test, monthly Azure dev/test individual credits, collaboration tools, training courses, professional support, and more.

Open Source

Available under the MIT license

The Xamarin SDKs, Xamarin.Forms, and Mono runtime are open source on GitHub. We’re excited for your contributions!




Harness the power of the cloud with Azure

Create intelligent, cloud-driven mobile applications that can scale as your users grow. Use .NET Core with Visual Studio to create APIs and serverless workflows that can respond to user events and reach global audiences at the push of a button. Integrate machine learning capabilities and add bots for a more immersive user experience, all built with .NET and Visual Studio for Mac.

Accelerate your mobile app development

Find certified consulting partners to deliver mobile solutions using Xamarin

Find a consulting partner to help you take your business mobile, ramp up with Visual Studio and Xamarin, and build higher quality mobile solutions. Long-term strategic partners are mobile experts who can guide you through any stage of the app lifecycle and will help you design, develop, and test high-performing cross-platform mobile apps.