Xamarin System Requirements: https://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/getting_started/requirements/
|Operating System||Windows 10||The minimum operating system version is Windows 7. Xamarin.Forms Windows support requires Windows 8.1, and Xamarin.Forms UWP support requires Windows 10.|
|Xamarin.iOS||iOS 9.2 SDK
installed on a Mac
|To build iOS projects on Windows requires:|
|Xamarin.Android||Android 6.0 / API level 23||You can still target older Android versions while using the latest SDK, or you can build against older versions of the SDK if required.|
|Xamarin.Forms||Xamarin.Forms apps for iOS and Android can be deployed to the relevant platforms as described above.
Using Visual Studio also means you can test apps for Windows Phone and the Universal Windows Platform (on Windows 10) using Microsoft’s emulators. Windows apps can be tested directly on the development computer.
|Xamarin.Mac||Xamarin.Mac development (OS X desktop apps) is NOT supported on Windows.|