Last Updated on Sep 18, 2014 23:35 IST
Last Updated on Aug 31, 2013 06:22 IST

Android 4.3 includes performance optimizations and great new features for users and developers. This document provides a glimpse of what's new for developers

Few changes in Android 4.3


 - Faster, Smoother, More Responsive


 - OpenGL ES 3.0 for High-Performance Graphics


 - Enhanced Bluetooth Connectivity


 - Support for Restricted Profiles


 - Optimized Location and Sensor Capabilities


 - New Media Capabilities


 - New Ways to Build Beautiful Apps


 - Support for International Users


 - Accessibility and UI Automation


 - Enterprise and Security


Must Read : Updates about new APIs...

See the Changes from API 17 - API 18

Below are links for downloading the developer tools API level 18, offline, alternatively you can download from your SDK Manager.

Download Developer Tools, API - 18

SDK Platform API - 18 (Android SDK Platform 4.3)

  ~\..\android-sdk-windows\platforms\android-18\ (Unzip files) Old Old

Google API for Maps, usb accessory, media effects. API - 18

  ~\..\android-sdk-windows\add-ons\ (Unzip files) 

Samples for SDK - 18

 ~\..\android-sdk-windows\samples\android-18\ (Unzip files)  

ARM EABI v7a System Image, API - 18

  ~\..\android-sdk-windows\system-images\android-18\( Unzip files)

Sources for Android SDK, API - 18

  ~\..\android-sdk-windows\sources\android-18\ (Unzip files) 

Get Updated docs

Docs for Android SDK API - 18
 (replace the docs folder, but, this will be of no use, refer online)

 ~\..\android-sdk-windows\docs\ (Unzip files)