Category Archives: Beta

Releases specifically targeted for the Beta Updater Channel.

Preview Release: 15.8 Preview 2

We are releasing the second preview of our next major release, called 15.8. This release aligns with Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 Preview 2 and Visual Studio 2017 for Mac version 7.6 Preview 2.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome. If you see any new issue with these versions, please Report a Problem.


Products Released


Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.8 Release History

Preview 2 – This Release

Preview 1 – May 8, 2018

Preview Release: 15.8 Preview 1

We are releasing the first preview of our next major release, called 15.8. This release aligns with Visual Studio 2017 for Mac version 7.6 Preview 1. This first preview is only available on Mac and does not yet include a new preview of Xamarin.Android. The next preview is targeted to include Xamarin.Android and be available on both Mac and Windows.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome. If you see any new issue with these versions, please Report a Problem.


Products Released


Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.8 Release History

Preview 1 – This Release

 

Release: 15.7

We are publishing our next major release, called 15.7. This release aligns Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 and Visual Studio 2017 for Mac version 7.5.

This version requires Visual Studio 2017 or higher. Visual Studio 2015 users are encouraged to update to Visual Studio 2017. Users who cannot yet update can continue to use the Xamarin 15.6 Release with Visual Studio 2015.

Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues for this release.

Bug reports are welcome. If you see any new issue with these versions, please Report a Problem.


Products Released


Installing


Previous Versions

Using the latest versions is recommended. The previous versions of the Xamarin and Mono packages from the Xamarin 15.6.5 release are listed below for reference.

Preview Release: 15.7 Preview 6

We are releasing the sixth preview of our next major release, called 15.7. This release aligns with Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Preview 5 and a new Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Preview.

This version requires Visual Studio 2017 or higher. Visual Studio 2015 users are encouraged to update to Visual Studio 2017. Users who cannot yet update can continue to use the Xamarin 15.6 Release with Visual Studio 2015.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome for any additional issues.


Products Released


Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.7 Release History

Preview 1 – March 13th 2018

Preview 2 – March 21st 2018

Preview 3 – April 9th 2018

Preview 4 – April 18th 2018

Preview 5 – April 26th 2018

Preview 6 – This Release

Preview Release: 15.7 Preview 5

We are releasing the fifth preview of our next major release, called 15.7. This release aligns with Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Preview 5 and a new Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Preview.

This version requires Visual Studio 2017 or higher. Visual Studio 2015 users are encouraged to update to Visual Studio 2017. Users who cannot yet update can continue to use the Xamarin 15.6 Release with Visual Studio 2015.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome for any additional issues.


Products Released


Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.7 Release History

Preview 1 – March 13th 2018

Preview 2 – March 21st 2018

Preview 3 – April 9th 2018

Preview 4 – April 18th 2018

Preview 5 – This Release

Preview Release: 15.7 Preview 4

We are releasing the fourth preview of our next major release, called 15.7. This release aligns with Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Preview 4 and a new Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Preview.

This version requires Visual Studio 2017 or higher. Visual Studio 2015 users are encouraged to update to Visual Studio 2017. Users who cannot yet update can continue to use the Xamarin 15.6 Release with Visual Studio 2015.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome for any additional issues.


Products Released


Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.7 Release History

Preview 1 – March 13th 2018

Preview 2 – March 21st 2018

Preview 3 – April 9th 2018

Preview 4 – This Release

Preview Release: 15.7 Preview 3

On Friday of last week (April 6th 2018), we released the third preview of our next major release, called 15.7. This release aligns with Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Preview 3 and a new Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Preview.

This version requires Visual Studio 2017 or higher. Visual Studio 2015 users are encouraged to update to Visual Studio 2017. Users who cannot yet update can continue to use the Xamarin 15.6 Release with Visual Studio 2015.

Note that this third preview does not yet include the Xcode 9.3 compatibility available in the Xamarin 15.6.5 release. Xcode 9.3 compatibility will be included in the next preview version.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues

Bug reports are welcome for any additional issues.


Products Released


Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.7 Release History

Preview 1 – March 13th 2018

Preview 2 – March 21st 2018

Preview 3 – This Release

Preview Release: 15.7 Preview 2

We are releasing the second preview of our next major release, called 15.7. This release aligns with a new Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Preview.

This version requires Visual Studio 2017 or higher. Visual Studio 2015 users are encouraged to update to Visual Studio 2017. Users who cannot yet update can continue to use the Xamarin 15.6 Release with Visual Studio 2015.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome for any additional issues.


Products Released


Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.7 Release History

Preview 1 – March 13th 2018

Preview 2 – This Release

Preview Release: 15.7 Preview 1

We are releasing a preview of our next major release, called 15.7. The release aligns with the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Preview. A corresponding Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Preview is *not* yet available. Users should continue to use the latest Stable version of Visual Studio 2017 for Mac in combination with these preview versions for now.

This version requires Visual Studio 2017 or higher. Visual Studio 2015 users are encouraged to update to Visual Studio 2017. Users who cannot yet update can continue to use the Xamarin 15.6 Release with Visual Studio 2015.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome for any additional issues.


Products Released

  • Xamarin Profiler 1.6.2.126 (Mac), Xamarin Profiler 1.6.2.127 (Windows)
  • Release Notes

Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac.


15.7 Release History

Preview 1 – This Release

Preview Release: 15.6 Preview 6

We are releasing a preview of our next major release, called 15.6. This release aligns with a new Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Preview and the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 Preview.

As this is a preview release, there are some known issues and the possibility of new issues being found during testing. Please check out the product release notes to see all the fixes and known issues.

Bug reports are welcome for any additional issues.


Products Released

  • Xamarin Remoted iOS Simulator 1.2.3.14

Installing

You can switch back to the non-preview versions at any time by launching your side-by-side non-preview installation of Visual Studio 2017 and switching to the Stable updater channel in Visual Studio for Mac and Visual Studio 2015 Tools for Xamarin.


15.6 Release History

Preview 2 – January 10, 2018

Preview 3 – January 25, 2018

Preview 4 – February 7, 2018

Preview 6 – This Release