Profiler 1.6.1

1.6.1-462 (2018-01-08)

This is a beta of the upcoming Xamarin Profiler 1.6.1 release. These previews are unsupported builds to allow developers to test the new features, and to gather feedback and bug reports. Your help is very appreciated!


  • Support latest GC roots reporting from Mono runtime profiler
  • Stability improvements
  • Convert New Session dialog to a wizard, for a better UX
  • Merge Allocations and Cycles instruments
  • Improve look&feel of Size and Count columns (columns with a % indicator)
  • Allow light allocations profiling mode
  • Add a better visual indication of where context actions are available to the user
  • Improve roots&cycles view and information

Bugs fixed


  • Fix weird behaviour of Search entry's completion popup menu
  • Huge performance improvements in tree views (Call Tree and Roots&Cycles views)

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.