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Download Android Studio 3.0 Canary Preview 2

Android Studio 3.0 is Google’s major upcoming update to its IDE. You can download and test out the latest Android Studio 3.0 Canary 2 release from the guide below. Taking a brief look at what Android Studio is, it has become the go-to IDE for Android Developers. Seeing as Google officially develops it, it houses all the requirements of Android development including a robust UI, a built-in device emulator and also utilities to manage Android SDK. Before this release we had Android Studio 2.4, which in itself brought many firsts to Android Studio. The Android Studio 3.0 release will be better catered towards Android O and all future versions. Read further on how you can download Android Studio 3.0 Canary Preview 2.

As mentioned, Android Studio 3.0 is in development phases which means Google is pushing new builds on the Canary channel. These builds are in beta stages and are not to published through Stable channel. This also means, you shouldn’t uninstall your stable Android Studio installation rather you should test out Android Studio 3.0 Canary 2 build side-by-side.

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Android Studio 3.0 Preview 2 – Features:

As this is a follow up build on the Android Studio 3.0 Preview 1, there are only bug fixes in this build rather than any addition of new features. The bug fixes in Android Studio 3.0 Preview 2 are listed below:

  • Kotlin support
  • APK Analyzer
  • Android Profilers
  • Android Instant Apps
  • Android Gradle plugin
  • Native / C++ Issues
  • and general bug fixes

Download Android Studio 3.0 Preview 2:

You can follow the given official link to download Android Studio Preview 2:

Need help with the installation of Android Studio? We have a complete tutorial that you can read: How to Set Up Android Studio on Computer.

Android Studio 3.0 – System Requirements

Your computer needs to meet the following system requirements in order to run Android Studio properly. The system requirements for running Android Studio 3.0 Preview 2 on Windows, Mac and Linux are:

Android Studio on Windows

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7/8/10 (32- or 64-bit)
  • 3 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended; plus 1 GB for the Android Emulator
  • 2 GB of available disk space minimum,
    4 GB Recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)
  • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution
  • For accelerated emulator: Intel® processor with support for Intel® VT-x, Intel® EM64T (Intel® 64), and Execute Disable (XD) Bit functionality

Android Studio on Mac

  • Mac® OS X® 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher, up to 10.12 (macOS Sierra)
  • 3 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended; plus 1 GB for the Android Emulator
  • 2 GB of available disk space minimum,
    4 GB Recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)
  • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution

Android Studio on Linux

  • GNOME or KDE desktopTested on Ubuntu® 14.04 LTS, Trusty Tahr (64-bit distribution capable of running 32-bit applications)
  • 64-bit distribution capable of running 32-bit applications
  • GNU C Library (glibc) 2.19 or later
  • 3 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended; plus 1 GB for the Android Emulator
  • 2 GB of available disk space minimum,
    4 GB Recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)
  • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution
  • For accelerated emulator: Intel® processor with support for Intel® VT-x, Intel® EM64T (Intel® 64), and Execute Disable (XD) Bit functionality, or AMD processor with support for AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™)

If you are looking to install Android O Developer Preview on your computer, read: How to Set Up Android O Preview Emulator on Android Studio 2.4.

[Source: Android Developers Blog]