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New Features in Android Studio Preview

The latest version available is Android Studio 2.4 preview and this page provides a summary of all the new features and changes. All these features are available in the latest canary release, and might not be available in the beta release channel yet.

For the latest news on releases, also see the Release Updates.

Core IDE changes

Build tool changes

New File Device Explorer

The new Device File Explorer window allows you to seamlessly interact with your connected device's filesystem.

You can click to view various files inside Android Studio and copy the files to your computer.

This feature replaces device filesystem interactions previously accomplished through DDMS.

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