It cannot do this alone – i OS applications cannot be created without Apple’s compiler, and they cannot be deployed without Apple’s certificates and code-signing tools.
Xamarin.i OS for Visual Studio enables the creation, editing, building, and deployment of Xamarin.i OS projects from Windows.
Xamarin can be installed as part of your Visual Studio 2017 or 2015 installation.
To install Visual Studio tools for Xamarin, see the Windows Installation guides.
This includes the following features: Follow these instructions to install Xamarin.i OS tools on your Mac host and to activate your Xamarin license.
Once the software is installed, follow the steps in the next section to configure Xamarin.i OS on OS X to allow Xamarin for Visual Studio to connect to it.