Best place to install , and how to install Android SDK for OSX MAC


The easiest way to install Android SDK under OS X is to use brew.

brew install android-sdk

 After installation,

Now run the ‘android’ tool to install the actual SDK stuff.



The Android-SDK location for IDEs such as Eclipse, IntelliJ etc is:




You will have to install the platform-tools and docs EVERY time this formula

updates. If you want to try and fix this then see the comment in this formula.


You may need to add the following to your .bashrc:

  export ANDROID_HOME=/usr/local/opt/android-sdk