Visual Studio for Mac documentation

Important! Visual Studio for Mac is scheduled for retirement on August 31st, 2024 in accordance with Microsoft’s Modern Lifecycle Policy. While you can continue to work with Visual Studio for Mac, there are several other options for developers on Mac such as the preview version of the new C# Dev Kit extension for VS Code.


With Visual Studio for Mac you can write in C#, F#, Razor, HTML5, CSS, Javascript and Typescript, XAML, and XML.



Intellisense, refactoring, and syntax highlighting for your favorite language.


Configure your compiler and build your app.


Run your app under the debugger to investigate problems.

Version Control

Share code using version control technologies such as Git and Subversion.