The .NET MVVM framework for cross-platform solutions, including Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Windows and Mac.
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Latest commit 7e00d71 Jan 16, 2017 @martijn00 martijn00 committed on GitHub Merge pull request #1562 from kjeremy/forms-nuspec
Update nuspec for Xamarin.Forms


MvvmCross is a cross-platform mvvm framework that enables developers to create cross platform apps. Additional support is available for Xamarin.Forms and the Android support library. Lots of plugins are available as well.

Documentation & blog

Get started

A quick way to get started is to use the Visual Studio MvvmCross Ninja Coder Extension - download it from Visual Studio Gallery

For manual project creation install the necessary packages from Nuget

Questions & support

Documentation and Examples

The MvvmCross-Samples repo contains the latest samples. See the MvvmCross Wiki for additional articles and information.

Samples and Videos:

The Tip Calc tutorial:

General articles:

iOS Articles:

For more information please also see:


Some of the best ways to contribute are to try things out, file bugs, and join conversations.

If you would like to help make MvvmCross even better, then please do:

  • new code - including pull requests via GitHub - or you can fork the project and build your own extensions
  • new plugins - can be hosted in your own repositories
  • please do blog about your adventures with MvvmCross - we're currently light on documentation!
  • if you use the framework, then please let me know - we love to see what people are doing with it


MvvmCross is licensed under the MS-PL License

  • MonoCross was the original starting point for this project, and was used as a reference under MIT
  • Phone7.Fx is redistributed and modified under MS-PL
  • Tiny bits of MvvmLight are redistributed and modified under MIT
  • NewtonSoft.Json is redistributed and modified here under MIT
  • The original work on the JSON.Net port to MonoTouch and MonoDroid was done by @ChrisNTR
  • Sqlite-net - custom license
  • MonoTouch.Dialog - MIT X11
  • MonoDroid.Dialog - MIT X11
  • Messenger ideas from JonathanPeppers/XPlatUtils under Apache License Version 2.0, and from GrumpyDev/TinyMessenger under simple license of "THIS CODE AND INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY"
  • Color codes under MIT License


  • Thanks to McCannLondon for sponsoring the initial part of this work
  • Thanks to JetBrains for a community Resharper license to use on this project
  • Thanks to Infragistics for a control license for Nuclios and .Net