Press Release

Xojo Empowers Developers with Android App Building Support in Latest Release

AUSTIN, Texas (August 9, 2023) – Xojo, Inc., the developers behind Xojo - a powerful cross-platform development tool and programming language, proudly announces the launch of Xojo 2023 Release 2. This milestone release adds the ability for Xojo developers to create native Android apps alongside their existing iOS and multi-platform applications. Applications on Android are created just as they are for iOS, ensuring that developers can leverage their skills and expertise across diverse platforms.

Using Xojo, developers build their user interfaces using drag-and-drop. Xojo offers 40+ built in controls. This latest release also introduces the new DesktopXAMLContainer control that gives the developer access to many more Windows user interface controls.

Geoff Perlman, Founder and CEO of Xojo, Inc., shared his vision, "Our long-term goal for the Xojo platform is to empower developers to effortlessly build native, modern, and cross-platform apps. With Android now a part of our platform suite, we have completed another segment of our cross-platform story. Additionally, the new DesktopXAMLContainer is just our first step towards modernizing the UI for Windows apps. The Xojo team's relentless efforts have brought these improvements to fruition, and we are confident in the trajectory we are on."

Dana Brown, Director of Marketing at Xojo, commented, "Having a true cross-platform story for both desktop and mobile elevates Xojo's promise of enabling ordinary people to achieve extraordinary feats with software. The ability to use one tool and methodology for app development empowers developers to focus on their app's uniqueness, while Xojo handles the intricate platform details."

Major Highlights of Xojo 2023 Release 2:

  • Ability to build apps for Android (Beta)
  • 146 bug fixes, with 76% being user-reported issues
  • 30+ new features, including the new DesktopXAMLContainer control
  • Exciting enhancements, such as the PDFViewer for iOS and web project support for Dark Mode


Xojo is a cross-platform development tool for building native applications for macOS, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, the web and Raspberry Pi. Xojo is free to use for learning and development. A license is required to build your applications. Pricing begins at $149 for building for a single desktop platform. Building cross-platform desktop, mobile or web applications is $399. Xojo Pro and Pro Plus packages are available from $799 and up, offering increased support and resources for professional developers. Xojo offers special packages for educators and students. For information on pricing and licensing options, please visit

About Xojo

With a passion for innovation and a commitment to empowering developers worldwide, Xojo revolutionizes the software development landscape by offering a native, cross-platform development environment. Since its inception more than 25 years ago, Xojo has fostered a vibrant community of developers, united by their shared love for technology and the limitless possibilities it brings. For more information, visit Xojo at

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