How To Download, Install Android Studio On Windows? – POFTUT

How To Download, Install Android Studio On Windows?

Android is the most popular mobile platform and operating system used by mobile and entertainment devices like Smart Phones, TV Box, Embedded Systems, Mobile Entertainment Systems. Android Operating system applications are generally provided by the Play Store. In order to develop applications there are different Integrated Development Environments but Google the creator of the Android provides Android Studio for free. In this tutorial, we will learn how to download and install Android Studio on Windows operating system.

Android Studio Features

Android Studio very features rich Android Application Development IDE. In this part, we will look at some of the most shining features of the Android Studio.

Visual Layout Editor

In order to create complex layouts, we can use the Visual Layout Editor. This will provides us to review given layout in the design time with various device and screen configurations. We can also change the screen size simply resizing the preview window.

Visual Layout Editor

Visual Layout Editor

APK Analyzer

APK is the file format for Android Application installer. They provide different type of files like libaries, resources, images, binaries, configuration. Reducing APK size can be done with the APK Analyzer event it is not built byAndroid Studio.

APK Analyzer

APK Analyzer

Fast Emulator

Testing and running created applications on the physical phones are a slow and trivial task. Android Studio provides Fast emulator which can be connected to the Android Studio and application deployment or install can be done in seconds.

Fast Emulator

Fast Emulator

Intelligent Code Editor

Writing code is a hard job because there are different aspects to look in. Android Studio provides Intelligent Code Editor which is designed for better code, work faster and be more productive with the intelligent code editor. It provides completion for Kotlin, Java, C and C++ programming languages.

Intelligent Code Editor

Intelligent Code Editor

Flexible Build System

Building complex applications are a very trivial task for Android Studio with Gradle build system. Gradle can be customized to meet build and package requirements like building multiple APK files for the different version of Android and devices.

Flexible Build System

Flexible Build System

Real-time Profilers

Writing an application is not enough to be popular. For mobile devices performance is an important factor as there are very restricted resources like CPU, RAM, Internet. We can use Android Studio Realtime Profilers to get real-time statistics about the CPU, Memory and network activity.

Real-time Profilers

Real-time Profilers

Download Android Studio

We can download Android Studio installation file from the following URL. By default, we will be provided installation for the current operating system and architecture. Alternatively, we can select a different operating system and download option from Download Options button.

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https://developer.android.com/studio

Download Android Studio

Download Android Studio

Before starting download we have to accept Android Studio License by checking I have read and agree with the above terms and conditions checkbox. Then click to the DOWNLOAD ANDROID STUDIO FOR WINDOWS

Download Android Studio

Download Android Studio

Install

We will start the installation by click the downloaded installation file. As applications installation requires Administrative rihts we will provide it by clicking Yes to the following question box.

Now we are at the start of the installation. We will just use the classical Windows procedure Next->Next

In the next screen, we will see two options for installation. Android Studio options is enabled by default and can not be changed. The other option is Android Virtual Device which is optional.

We will specify the Start Menu Folder name for the Android Studio which is default Android Studio.

After clicking Next we will see following screen which will starts the installation.

Then the installation completed we can click Next will show completion of the Android Studio like below. We can click Finish which will start the Android Studio if the checkbox is enabled.

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