Android Studio ‘Chipmunk’ released

Ahead of Google I/O later this week the Android team are out with the latest stable release of Android Studio (2021.2.1), dubbed ‘Chipmunk’.

This one is a fairly modest release and it contains a bunch of useful but not earth-shattering features including a new window to preview Jetpack Compose animations and more jank information when profiling the CPU.

The launch screen has also been updated to feature a chipmunk after the release’s moniker.

It indicated by the version number, this release also shifts Android Studio onto the IntelliJ 2021.2 platform major release. This means you’ll get a bunch of new IntelliJ features as well, including project analysis and the new package search UI.

The full release notes can be found here.