Android Studio


Android Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for developing on the Android platform. It was announced on May 16, 2013 at the Google I/O conference by Google's Product Manager, Ellie Powers. Android Studio is freely available under the Apache License 2.0. Android Studio 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. Based on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA software, the Studio is designed specifically for Android development. It is available for download on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.


Compute Systems Invocation Version(s)
Red Hat Linux (64-bit) % /util/bin/
% /util/android-studio/bin/
135.1641136 (default)


  1. Steve Ko, instructor.