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Android Studio 2.0 Beta Available in Canary Channel

posted Feb 3, 2016, 1:57 PM by Tor Norbye   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 4:36 PM ]
[Edited Feb 4th: We've released a new build ("beta 2") which fixes the beta 1 blocking bug. Please see the beta 2 announcement.]

[Edited Feb 3rd: We just discovered a potential blocker in this build. We're pulling the update until we've verified (or fixed) the issue.]

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We've just pushed Android Studio 2.0 Beta to the canary channel -- along with 2.0.0-beta1 of the Gradle plugin to jcenterIf all goes well, we'll roll it out to the beta channel within a couple of days.

This build contains only critical bug fixes relative to 2.0 Preview 9 from last week.

Thanks for testing our preview builds, and please continue reporting bugs!  (via Help > Submit Feedback.)

Installation
You can update your current 2.0 Preview installation to 2.0 Beta via the built-in patch mechanism (Check for Updates).
You can also update from 1.5 to 2.0 Beta via the patch mechanism, but you may not want to do that: See our page about how to keep multiple installations simultaneously while Studio is in preview mode.
You can also download a full zip of 2.0 Beta from the Android Studio 2.0 Beta page.

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

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