Profiler 1.5.3

The new release is available now for download:

Release notes


  • Allow changing profiling options between runs


  • Fix quoting of .exe process arguments


  • Provide keyboard support to most chart features

Bugs fixed:

  • 52930 - Pie chart is too small on default window size
  • 51932 - Windows chart keyboard navigation
  • 51933
  • 51839 - No visual indication of focus in instruments list
  • 46124 - More precise time selection

System Requirements


  • Xamarin Studio
  • XCode 8.x for profiling iOS applications


  • Visual Studio
  • Xamarin for Visual Studio
  • A Mac, with XCode 8.x installed for profiling iOS applications

Known issues

While this is a stable product now, and work is already underway to make the product better as well as have shiny new features, there are still some known limitations:

  • No official support for profiling Release builds
  • Time instrument not available for tvOS profiling

We encourage users to get in touch and file bug reports so we can continue to make this tool more useful.

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.