I have downloaded some library sources and would like to export it as a Jar file using
Android Studio. Is there a way to export to jar file using Android studio ?
The library I want to export as jar is an Android library.
It's called "StandOut" and can be downloaded from GitHub.
It is not possible to export an Android library as a jar file. It is possible, however, to export it as
Aar files being the new binary format for Android libraries. There's info about them in Google I/O, the New Build System video.
First, build the library in Android Studio or from command line issuing
gradle build from your library's root directory.
This will result in
This aar file is a binary representation of your library and can be added to your project instead of the library as a dependency project.
To add aar file as a dependency you have to publish it to the maven central or to your local maven repository, and then refer the aar file in your project's
However, this step is a bit convoluted. I've found a good explanation how to do so here: