Is MAUI a production ready to upgrade an iOS/Android Xamarin Forms project to?

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We have iOS and Android apps written with Xamarin Forms. We know XF has reached end of life and the upgrade path is to move to MAUI. However, MAUI gets very negative comments and I'm wondering if this upgrade is really a good idea.

See the comments at the end of this post for example:

Are there any alternatives to using MAUI?

Is it expected that MAUI will get significantly more stable in time for the .NET8 release?

Thank you!

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  1. Wenyan Zhang (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 23,221 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    It's recommended that you try upgrading your Xamarin.Forms app to a .NET MAUI app. For more details, please see Upgrade from Xamarin to .NET - .NET MAUI | Microsoft Learn

    MAUI in .NET 8 release candidate 1 has been available, you could see the How to update section in the annouce- Announcing .NET MAUI in .NET 8 Release Candidate 1: Quality - .NET Blog (

    If you have questions about the announcement, please ask them in the blog comments. And you can report issues, suggest features, or submit pull requests on MAUI GitHub repository.

    Best Regards,

    Wenyan Zhang

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