Developing native, cross-platform .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) apps requires Visual Studio 2022 17.8 or greater, or Visual Studio 2022 for Mac 17.6.
To start developing native, cross-platform .NET MAUI apps on Windows, install Visual Studio 2022 17.8 or greater by following the installation steps.
- Visual Studio 2022 17.8 or greater. For information about supported operating systems, hardware, supported languages, and additional requirements and guidance, see Visual Studio 2022 System Requirements.
To build, sign, and deploy .NET MAUI apps for iOS, you'll also need:
- A Mac that is compatible with the latest version of Xcode. For more information, see Apple's minimum requirements documentation
- The latest version of Xcode.
- An Apple ID and paid Apple Developer Program enrollment. An Apple ID is required to deploy apps to devices, and to submit apps to the Apple Store.
Alternatively, to deploy debug builds of your app directly from Windows to your iOS device with hot restart, you'll need:
To create .NET MAUI apps, you'll need the latest version of Visual Studio 2022:
Either install Visual Studio, or modify your existing installation, and install the .NET Multi-platform App UI development workload with its default optional installation options:
To learn how to create and run your first .NET MAUI app in Visual Studio 2022 on Windows, or Visual Studio 2022 for Mac, click the button below.