Xojo 2020 Release 2 Now Available

Xojo 2020 Release 2 is now available for download. View the release notes here.

2020 Release 2 feature highlights include:

API 2.0 for iOS

  • The new mobile framework is API 2.0-compliant, using String and Variant which greatly improves code compatibility with Desktop and Web
  • Updated Mobile controls, including all-new MobileMoviePlayer and MobileMapViewer
  • New iOS features such as Notifications, URL schemes, app shortcuts, modal screens, badges and more
  • Many common framework features are now available including URLConnection, XMLDocument, RegEx, UDPSocket and more
  • Support for iOS plugins

Apple Silicon (M1) Native Compilation

  • Build native Apple Silicon (M1) apps for Mac
  • Build Universal Binary apps that will run on both Intel-based and Apple Silicon-based Macs


  • Worker Class, allowing you to take advantage of multiple CPU cores for faster data processing
  • New SearchField and DateTimePicker controls
  • ColorGroups to make it easier to support Dark Mode
  • Graphics enhancements including LineCap, LineJoin properties and a Brush property with support for LinearGradientBrush, RadialGradientBrush, ShadowBrush and PictureBrush