MacinCloud

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is MacinCloud?

MacinCloud is a remote Mac rental service which can be accessed via computer or mobile device. You access rented Mac servers through the Internet to develop apps and run Mac programs.

  • How does it work?

Using your web browser or a remote desktop program you will connect to the Apple manufactured Mac server. After logging in, you can remotely view and control the Mac as if you are sitting in front of the Mac screen.

  • How much will it cost?

You pay for the time you rent, starting as low as $1 per hour. Please see our pricing menu to learn more.

  • Can I get a trial?

Yes! Our Monthly and Weekly plans come with a one day trial. Simply subscribe to the plan that meets your needs and you’ll receive instructions to access using your web browser or a remote desktop program.

  • What software is available?

We provide you with all the tools you need to start developing apps right away. Please view Tools and Applications for a full list of the provided tools.

  • Where can I save my files?

In addition to local hard drive space, you can use cloud-based storage programs, such as Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, and more.

  • How's the performance?

The performance will depend on your actual Internet speed (upload speed > 100Kbps; ping/latency < 150ms). Please test your actual Internet speed with our server by following this Guide.

  • How should I start?

Review Which Plan Should I Choose guide and review our Support Portal for additional information. To find a suitable plan, start HERE. Enjoy using MacinCloud!

Pay-As-You-Go
$1 per hour
Our Most Flexible Plan
Pay by the hour
$30 Prepaid Credits for 30-Hour Use
Static IP, 100Mbps Network
No Admin/Root Access
Access Through RDP
Physical Non-VM Mac Server
Save files on the server or sync using:
Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, etc.
Access To Tools and Applications:
Xcode
iBooks Author
Application Loader
and much more...
Bring Your Own Software Licenses
Managed Server
$20+ per month
Our Best Selling Plan
Pay weekly/monthly/quarterly
Includes a One Day (24-Hour) Trial
Static IP, 100Mbps Network
No Admin/Root Access
Access Through RDP
Physical Non-VM Mac Server
Save files on the server or sync using:
Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, etc.
Access To Tools and Applications:
Xcode
iBooks Author
Application Loader
and much more...
Bring Your Own Software Licenses
Dedicated Server
$49+ per month
For Advanced Users
Pay monthly
No Trial
Static IP, 100Mbps Network
Full Admin/Root Access
VNC or 3rd Party Apps
Instance on Physical Mac Server
Save files on the server or sync using:
Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, etc.
Self-Managed Tools and Applications:
Xcode
Jenkins CI
Web Server
and much more...
Bring Your Own Software Licenses
CI Build Agent
$29 per month
For Advanced CI Needs
Pay monthly
48-Hour Trial
Static IP, 100Mbps Network
Build Remotely, Non-Interactive
VSTS, TFS, Xamarin
Physical Non-VM Mac Server

Unlimited Build Size and Build Time

Build Agent Tools and Applications:
Xcode
Xamarin
Cordova
and much more...
Bring Your Own Software Licenses