What is the best IDE for C# on MacOS?

On Windows, the best IDE to run C# programs is Visual Studio. On MacOS, the best IDE can be considered as Monodevelop.

Monodevelop is an open source IDE that allows you to run C# on multiple platforms i.e. Windows, Linux and MacOS. Monodevelop is also known as Xamarin Studio.

Monodevelop has a C# compiler to run C# programs. It can be used on Windows, macOS and Linux.

For Mac, a special version of MonoDevelop was introduced and it was called Visual Studio for Mac. It has many of the features of what the same IDE provides for Windows like tool for and IntelliSense and refactoring .

It has the following features −

Multi-platform IDE

Supports Linux, Windows and macOS.

Supports multiple languages

MonoDevelop supports multiple languages such as C#, F#, Visual Basic .NET, etc.

Integrated Debugger

It comes with an integrated debugger for debugging Mono and native applications.

Code Completion

Code completion support for C#, code templates, code folding.

Configurable workbench

Fully customizable window layouts, user defined key bindings, external tools.

You can also try Visual Code, which is an open source IDE from Microsoft and runs on any OS.

Updated on: 20-Jun-2020


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