Titanium requires the Android SDK Tools to be installed in order to allow you to develop Android applications.
Required Android Packages
The following packages, and the respective versions shown, must be installed to be able to develop for AndroidAs of Titanium 9.0.0, the build system will automatically download the Android SDK platforms and tools needed.
For Titanium 8.x.x, you need to installed the following packages via the Android SDK Manager yourself:
Titanium SDK 8.0.0+ requires Android SDK Tools v28 or newer as a minimum requirement.
Android SDK / Target Android platform
Each Titanium SDK supports building against a specific range of Android versions, as shown in the following table, and requires at least one of these versions to be installed. If you specify a
Most mobile device manufacturers have been licensed to use Google's enhanced API, which provides support for Maps and other functionality. If this is the case for your target devices, you will need to install the relevant Google packages, listed as Google APIs by Google Inc., Android API x... by the Android SDK Manager tool. In Studio, choose the SDKs with the naming format "Google APIs x.x" to use the enhanced APIs, or those without the "Google APIs" prefix otherwise.
Android SDK packages can be installed using the Android SDK Manager tool. See Installing the Android SDK for detailed instructions.
The default Android SDK can be configured using Studio's Preferences, and then selected per-project using the Run Configurations.
AndroidAPI levels 14 and above, the emulator system images are installed separately from the SDK platform packages. To run in the emulator for Android API 14+, you must install at least one of the emulator system images.
Android Native Add-on Module Development on macOS
The Xcode command line tools are required to develop native Android add-on modules on macOS.
See Installing the iOS SDK: Installing Command Line Tools for detailed instructions.
Installing x86 Emulator Packages
Some versions of the Android API are available with Intel x86 emulators. Look for the "Intel x86 Atom System Image" in the Android SDK Manager.
The x86 emulator may run faster than the standard ARM emulator, but may show minor differences with the ARM emulator. Extra software is In the Android SDK Manager, under the SDK Platforms tab, you can find "Intel x86 Atom" and "Intel x86 Atom_64" system images. These are 32-bit and 64-bit emulator images of that platform's API Level and will run faster in the emulator compared to the ARM emulator images.
Extra software may be required to take advantage of the x86 emulator – see Configuring Virtual Machine Acceleration in the Android Tools documentation.
Configuring Appcelerator Studio
To use the Android SDK with Appcelerator Studio, the path to the SDK must be set in the Preferences dialog.