System Requirements for Android SDK, Android App Development

android sys requirements

Android mobile operating system has shown incredible growth thanks to the support of Google and great developers who made this achievement possible, if you are a beginner and want to foray in Android app development then check out the system requirements for running Android Development tools and SDK on Windows or Mac below.

System Requirements for Android SDK, Development tools:

The requirements are pretty basic and you should be able to run Android SDK on any computer with the following OS,


  • Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit), Vista (32- or 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 and Lion (x86 only)
  • Ubuntu Linux 8.04 , Lucid Lynx : GNU C Library is required


Hard drive space requirements:

SDK Tools
35 MB

SDK Platform-tools
6 MB

Android platform (each)
150 MB
At least one platform is required.

SDK Add-on (each)
100 MB

USB Driver for Windows
10 MB
Optional. For Windows only.

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