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Android Studio 1.3 Preview 1 Available

posted May 30, 2015, 2:22 PM by Tor Norbye
Android Studio 1.3 Preview 1 is now available in the canary channel.

The new version contains many new features.:
  • New Allocation Tracker 
  • New Heap dump Viewer
  • Many new code inspections to enforce framework and support library threading annotations, range annotations, call super, check result, etc.
  • Missing permission checks and unhandled revocable permission checks
  • Android M preview data binding Support
  • Support for adding Google Services to the project in the project structure dialog (especially for Analytics)
  • SDK update notifications, and brand new integrated SDK manager UI
  • New quickfixes, such as automatic generation of a Parcelable implementation
  • Many built-in live code templates
  • Many other smaller features and bug fixes
As announced at Google I/O, Android Studio 1.3 will include C/C++ support as well, but that is not included in the first couple of preview builds.

For more information on these features, take a look at the "What's New In Android Development Tools" talk for Google I/O (note - audio is missing for the first 30 seconds or so) :

YouTube Video

If you encounter bugs, please follow these instructions to report them. 

If you are already using Android Studio, you can update via the built in Update mechanism (Check For Updates).  We also have full installers available for Windows, a DMG image for Mac, and .zip files for all platforms; visit the official Android Studio page for download links.

If you run into problems, be sure to check the Known Issues page which we'll update as necessary.