How to install Monogame.


I can't find any recent tutorial to install Monogame. Some say that you have to use VS to install it.

Is it possible to install monogame for Rider without installing VS?
If you can explain the installation process step by step?

Thank you.


Hello Bertrand,

It should work if you install Mono, Rider and then use Monogame templates. You can find more detailed steps there: RIDER-38530. Please also take a look at Monogame plugin. Let me know if you have other questions.


Thank you for your answer.

The link you gave me shows this picture in which we can see Mono.

In my Rider I do not have it. Why is that?


I continued to follow the steps without installing mono.

It seems to work. The only problem is that I can't open the content.mgcb. I have this instead.

I can open it fine on VS.

And I don't understand why I have two content.mgcb.


Mono is not available in Environment on Windows, by design, you can install it manually. As for double-shown Content.mgcb, it is a known issue: RIDER-65136, please Watch it for monitoring the progress on it.


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