Android Studio 2.2 is now available on stable channel

Android Studio 2.2 is a huge IDE update. It has new tools to help Android developers build apps faster. This update have three major themes which are speed, smarts and Android platform support.

Develop faster with features such as the new Layout Editor, which makes creating an app user interface quick and intuitive. Develop smarter with the APK analyzer, enhanced Layout Inspector, expanded code analysis, IntelliJ’s 2016.1.3 features and much more. Lastly, as the official IDE for Android app development, Android Studio 2.2 includes support for all the latest developer features in Android 7.0 Nougat, like code completion to help you add Android platform features like Multi-Window support, Quick Settings API, or the redesigned Notification, and of course, the built-in Android Emulator to test them all out.


Android Studio 2.2 includes these features:


  • Layout Editor
  • Constraint Layout
  • Layout Inspector (Experimental)
  • PSD File Support in Vector Asset Studio


  • Firebase Plugin
  • Updated Code Analysis & Lint checks
  • Enhanced C++ Support Edit & Debugging
  • IntelliJ 2016 1.3 platform update
  • Sample Browser
  • Improved Font Rendering


  • Jack Compiler Improvements
  • Java 8 Language Support
  • C++ ndk -build or CMake
  • Merged Manifest Viewer
  • Build Cache (Experimental)
  • OpenJDK Support
  • Instant Run Improvements


  • Espresso Test Recorder(Beta)
  • APK Analyzer
  • GPU Debugger(Beta)
  • Virtual Sensors in the Android Emulator

For more details please visit official Android Developer Blogspot