Welcome to the Android Developer Tools project site.

The Developer Tools for Android are part of the Android Open Source Project and accepts contributions. On this site you will find information about the project, how to build the tools, how to contribute, etc...


New: February 5th, 2016 - Android Studio 2.0 Beta 2 in Beta channel
For more information, see the blog post.

New: February 4th, 2016 - Android Studio 2.0 Beta in Canary Channel.
For more information, see the release announcement.

New: December 3rd, 2015 - Android Studio 1.5.1 Available.
For more information, see the release announcement.

What's New in Android Studio 2.0

May 29th, 2015 - Recording of "What's New In Android Development Tools" talk is now available:

Starter information
  • Please refer to the official site http://developer.android.com/ to install and use the current public release.
  • Our download page will in the future contain download link to milestone builds, beta versions and possibly more frequent builds.
  • To provide feedback (via e-mail, forums, bug reports, etc), see the Feedback page.
  • To learn about our plans, see the Roadmap page.
  • Our current release status is described in the Release Status page.


  • To build the tools from source, see the Build Overview page.
  • To contribute to the tools, see the Contributing page.
    • Features we are hoping to get contributions for are listed in our wishlist.
  • To help us improve alternative development environments for Android, see the Alternatives page.

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