Android Studio is the official integrated development environment (IDE) for Google’s Android operating system, built on JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development. It is available for download on Windows, macOS and Linux based operating systems. It is a replacement for the Eclipse Android Development Tools (ADT) as primary IDE for native Android application development.
Android Studio was announced on May 16, 2013, at the Google I/O conference. It was in early access preview stage starting from version 0.1 in May 2013, then entered beta stage starting from version 0.8 which was released in June 2014. The first stable build was released in December 2014, starting from version 1.0.
Android Studio 3.5.1 is released.
This minor release improves stability and performance, and includes fixes for the following issues:
- Issue #136806086: Task lintVitalRelease failing with Dynamic Features
- Issue #136112662: Android Studio consumes CPU for no reason
- Issue #138007389: Editor ends up with red symbols for resources
- Issue #137778460: The Empty Activity template is missing the androidx.test.ext:junit dependency
- Issue #139979809: Studio 3.5 asks for target emulator on “Run Project” even when one is already running
- Issue #139769782: Multiple entries with same key: Method com.google.firebase.iid.FirebaseInstanceId.zza Proto LLL com.google.android.gms.tasks.Task java.lang.String java.lang.String
- Issue #131140696: Unexpected conversion of imprecise type: WIDE when d8 compile class FIleDatabinding
- Issue #139738910: User gets compile error if their <variable> type omits the generic parameter