Setting up Android Studio on OS X can be tricky. I had a strange problem with tools.jar file and I am not the only one.
After installation of Android Studio, when I started it up, I got an error, which looked like that:
'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE.
Luckilly, I fixed this problem and set up Android studio in the following way in my
If you are not using ZSH, you should set it up in your
# android export STUDIO_JDK=/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_65.jdk export ANDROID_HOME=$HOME/Library/Android/sdk export PATH=$ANDROID_HOME:$PATH export PATH=$ANDROID_HOME/tools:$PATH export PATH=$ANDROID_HOME/platform-tools:$PATH alias runAndroidStudio="/Applications/Android\ Studio.app/Contents/MacOS/studio"
Please, remember to set your version of JDK. If you have a different version than me, you need to change
STUDIO_JDK variable respectively.
Complete source of my
.zshrc file can be found here: https://github.com/pwittchen/dotfiles/blob/master/.zshrc
Then, I need to start Android Studio with the following command from terminal:
Unfortunately, opening it via Spotlight or from Applications menu doesn’t work properly in my case. If you know, how to fix it, leave a comment below this article!
That’s it! With that setup, I can finally use Android Studio on Mac OS X.