Xamarin Syncfusion Extensions Overview

20 Jun 20231 minute to read

The Syncfusion Xamarin Visual Studio extensions allow you to create a Xamarin application with Syncfusion components along with required NuGet packages in Visual Studio.


Syncfusion Extension is published in Visual Studio Marketplace. You can download Xamarin Extensions here.


The Syncfusion Xamarin menu option is available from v17.1.0.32.

The Syncfusion provides the following extension supports in Visual Studio:

  1. Create Project: To create a Syncfusion Xamarin application by adding the required Syncfusion NuGet based on the control chosen.
  2. Essential UI Kit: Add the predefined Syncfusion Xamarin templates in Xamarin.Form and install the required Syncfusion NuGet packages.
  3. Toolbox: Add the Syncfusion Xamarin components in Xamarin.Forms designer from Syncfusion Toolbox.

Essential Studio for Xamarin in Visual Studio

Choose Syncfusion Xamarin application from Visual Studio new project dialog via Syncfusion menu


In Visual Studio 2017 or lower, you can see the Syncfusion menu directly in the Visual Studio menu.

Syncfusion Menu when No project selected in Visual Studio Intergration