Android Studio is an Android app development platform.
Gradle-based build support. Android-specific refactoring and quick fixes. Lint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility and other problems. ProGuard and app-signing capabilities. Template-based wizards to create common Android designs and components. A rich layout editor that allows you to drag-and-drop UI components, preview layouts on multiple screen configurations, and much more. Built-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine as server-side components.