This post was originally published at Calling all early adopters for Android Studio previews

Posted by Scott Main, Technical Writer

If you love trying out all of the newest features in Android Studio and
helping us make it a better IDE, we’re making it even easier to download early
preview builds with a
new website
. Here, you can download and stay up to date on all the latest
Android Studio previews and other tools announcements.

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Android Studio previews give you early access to new features in all aspects of the IDE, plus early versions of other tools such as the Android Emulator and platform SDK previews. You can install multiple versions of Android Studio side-by-side, so if a bug in the preview build blocks your app development, you can keep working on the same project from the stable version.

The latest preview for Android Studio 2.4 just
came out last week, and it includes new features to support development with the Android O Developer Preview. You can download and set up the O preview SDK from inside Android Studio, and then use Android O’s XML font resources and autosizing TextView in the Layout Editor.

By building your apps with the Android Studio preview, you’re also helping us
create a better version of Android Studio. We want to hear
from you if you encounter any bugs
.

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This post was originally published at Calling all early adopters for Android Studio previews