Xcode is a type of software package, a set of interrelated programs that work together) developed by Apple that software developers can use to write software for Mac OS X, iOS devices (iPods, iPhones, iPads), the Apple Watch, and now the Apple TV. It comes with editors, compilers, and other software tools that work together to help you write software, compile it, load it onto a device, debug it, and ultimately create software that you can use to run devices or create applications for the app store.
xCode 12.4 is the latest version of xCode that runs on the macOS Big Sur 11.1. To download the latest version of xcode, you can download it directly from the Mac App store by clicking here. The latest version requires around 9 GB of space.
Xcode 12.4 includes SDKs for iOS 14.4, iPadOS 14.4, tvOS 14.3, watchOS 7.2, and macOS Big Sur 11.1 and works with the latest version of Swift. Xcode 12.4 requires a Mac running at least macOS 10.15.4 or later. If you download it from the Mac App Store, then updating Xcode becomes really easy since you can just download and install the update through the store.