For some time now Visual Studio 2017 has been in a preview period for the Mac release (since last November), only providing developers with access to the app on Mac, however, that is no longer the case.
Microsoft has finally released the software during their Build 2017 developer conference this week, allowing developers to develop on the mac with Xamarin, Unity, and .NET Core, all with software that has been designed to work natively on the Mac, not just a port.
Microsoft explained more about it with the following:
We are happy to announce the release of Visual Studio 2017 for Mac. Visual Studio for Mac is a new member of the Visual Studio family, enabling developers on macOS to build apps for mobile, web, and cloud with Xamarin and .NET Core, as well as games with Unity.
Code fast, debug, and diagnose with ease, test often, and release with confidence. Use version control, be agile, and collaborate efficiently with this new release!
You can download this software for free today from the source link below.