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Android Studio

The fastest tools for building apps for every type of Android device.

Tools developers need

Code editing, visual layout editing, profiling, and emulation, with a flexible build system.

Meet Android Studio

Android Studio is the official integrated development environment (IDE) for Android app development, based on IntelliJ IDEA.

Android Emulator

The Android Emulator simulates Android devices on your computer so that you can test your application on a variety of devices and Android API levels without needing to have each physical device.

Intro to the Layout Editor

In the Layout Editor, you can quickly build layouts by dragging UI elements into a visual design editor instead of writing the layout XML by hand.

News feed

Get the latest news and articles about development with Android Studio.


Learn about Android, Play, and the Android developer community.

Experts and influencers

Meet our Developer Advocates and the community of Google Developer Experts.

Android development products