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Release notes for our 4.4 versions of MFractor Visual Studio Windows


Released on February 10th 2021

This a service release that brings a few new features and bugfixes:

  • Adds the Convert to C# 9.0 command to aid on converting existing Xamarin and .NET Standard projects to use C# 9.0. Check the docs for information about this new feature.
  • Adds a new XML formatting option to add spacing between the backslack of a closing tag in XML.

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed: the expand attributes onto new lines code action was adding a closing tag on elements that had children.
  • Fixed: intermittent issue with MFractor recognising Static Resources. #316


Released on December 21st 2020

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed: Binding validation not run with dotted notation bindings. #164
  • Fixed: When using IsGrouped or IsGroupingEnabled on a ListView/CollectionView, MFractor would incorrectly analyse the bindings in the item template.


Released on December 11th 2020

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed: Import .png files. Import button does nothing. #313
  • Fixed: Allow the bindable property wizard to be triggered within objects that inherit from Xamarin.Forms.BindableObject.


Released on December 9th 2020

Adds a thickness tooltip that helps you visualise how a margin or padding affects a control.

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed: Static resource not recognised on a brand new scaffolded Xamarin Forms app. #309
  • Fixed: When an element uses a style with inheritance, MFractor does not identify properties as redundant when provided by the parent style. #310


Release on December 7th 2020

MFractor 4.4.3 let's you use the insert and delete grid row/column refactorings by hovering over a row or column definition.

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed: Grid insert/delete refactorings stopped working.


Release on December 1st 2020

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed: Imagesets created by the image importer cause compiler issues.


Release on November 16th 2020

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed: Localizing a string in a .cs file generates incorrectly. #305
  • Fixed: Imagesets created by the image importer cause compiler issues.


Release on November 10th 2020

MFractor 4.4 is a major release that adds the new App Icon Importer Feature, allowing you to easily import application icons into your projects.


  • App Icon Importer: The App Icon Importer is a major feature added to MFractor to allow you to easily import launch screen icons to your Android and iOS projects. It adds a dialog that allows you to select a single image file and import it in every size and its related metadata required on each project type. Check out the feature documentation for details.
  • Visual Studio for Windows 16.8 Support: this release adds offical support to Visual Studio for Windows version 16.8.