The Tegra Android Development Pack(TADP) is the perfect companion for developing native Android applications, installing all of the software tools required to develop and optimize for NVIDIA’s Tegra platform. From the Android SDK, world class Tegra debugging, profiling and analysis development tools to Tegra Android Operating System images, minimize  time spent hunting for the right software versions and downloading files.

The latest Android SDK (22.3), NDK (r9b), Android tools, drivers and Tegra Developer Kit OS images are included to bring the newest features and support for Android development. This release also adds support for the new NVIDIA® Tegra NOTE™ 7 derived family of devices, powered by NVIDIA Tegra® 4.

The full suite of NVIDIA Android Developer Tools has been updated, including PerfHUD ES 2.1, Tegra System Profiler 1.3, and Nsight™ Tegra®, Visual Studio Edition bringing numerous new features, performance and stability enhancements. To learn more, check out each product page for details.

Tegra System Profiler 2.0 Beta is included in this release. It features a re-engineered cross-platform user interface for Windows and Linux. We encourage Linux users to try the latest tool and report any issues under the Tegra Registered Developer Program.  

To download TADP, you must be a member of the Tegra Registered Developer Program. To join simply create a new account (it's free and easy) and then visit Develop for Tegra or the Tegra Resources page.

Please note: SHIELD requires Software Update 65 or higher to enable debugging and PerfHUD ES 2.1 support.



Android Development:

  • Android SDK r22.3
  • Android APIs
  • Android NDK r9b
  • Google USB Driver
  • Android Support Library
  • JDK 1.6.0_45
  • Cygwin 1.7
  • Eclipse 4.3, CDT 8.2.0, ADT 22.0.4
  • Apache Ant 1.8.2

Tegra Libraries and Tools:

Tegra Samples, Docs, OS Images:

  • Tegra SDK Samples
  • Tegra SDK Documentation
  • Tegra 3 OS Images for Cardhu and Ventana development kits.
  • Tegra 4 OS Images for Dalmore and Pluto development kits.
  • Tegra 4i OS Images for Ceres development kits.



The NVIDIA Developer Tools Team