PlanetX, multiplatform: iPhone development

So after 4 days of fight against Apple OSX, VMWare, Virtual Box, Apple SDK download, etc, I was finally able to have my OSX Virtual machine up and running with Mono, Monodevelop, MonoTouch and XnaTouch configured



If you want to try I suggest you to start from this URL to create the VM:

Then download the Apple SDK from

Finally download MonoDevelop and MonoTouch from and

Make sure you have a MonoDevelop version compatible with Monotouch, and then download the XNA touch example from


Good Luck


2 thoughts on “PlanetX, multiplatform: iPhone development

  1. As soon as I finished this painful process and tried to hibernate the VM, virtual box crashed, wiping my VM… 😥
    Not even a snapshot saved me…
    Remember, if you try this, it’s a very painful process

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