This section will help you setup MonoGame on Mac OSX.

Running MonoGame Applications

Developing MonoGame Applications

Developing on the Mac requires a number of other frameworks and applications. To get started you can use the Linux or DesktopGL platforms which will run quite happily on MacOS providing you have mono installed.

So to get setup you will first need to install mono.

Note: If you are running El Capitan you will need to install the very latest mono otherwise things will not work correctly.

You will also need Visual Studio for Mac

This will install Visual Studio for Mac (which is free).

To setup MonoGame application development on mac OSX do the following:

Make sure you install mono and Visual Studio for Mac first so that MonoGame can correctly setup the project templates and addins.