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Downloads of v 25.2:


Last Update:

05 Oct 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Google


android-ndk android ndk google

Android NDK (Install)

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25.2 | Updated: 05 Oct 2022



Downloads of v 25.2:


Software Author(s):

  • Google

Android NDK (Install) 25.2

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Android NDK (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Android NDK (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Android NDK (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade android-ndk -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade android-ndk -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install android-ndk
    name: android-ndk
    version: '25.2'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'android-ndk' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '25.2'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller android-ndk
    Name     = "android-ndk"
    Version  = "25.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'android-ndk':
  ensure   => '25.2',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 05 Oct 2022.


The Native Development Kit (NDK) is a set of tools that allows you to use C and C++ code with Android, and provides platform libraries you can use to manage native activities and access physical device components, such as sensors and touch input. The NDK may not be appropriate for most novice Android programmers who need to use only Java code and framework APIs to develop their apps. However, the NDK can be useful for cases in which you need to do one or more of the following:

  • Squeeze extra performance out of a device to achieve low latency or run computationally intensive applications, such as games or physics simulations.
  • Reuse your own or other developers' C or C++ libraries.

Please Note: Due to the way Google versions their android-ndk package, it is not compatible with the NuGet spec. So to get around it, I've replaced the letter variant to a dot number notation.

  • r19 is equivalent to 19.0
  • r19c is equivalent to 19.3

Package Specific

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /InstallationPath: - Where to install the package to - defaults to "$env:SystemDrive\Android\"

To pass parameters, use --params "''" (e.g. choco install packageID [other options] --params="'/ITEM:value /ITEM2:value2 /FLAG_BOOLEAN'").
To have choco remember parameters on upgrade, be sure to set choco feature enable -n=useRememberedArgumentsForUpgrades.


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageParameters = Get-PackageParameters

$is64bit = Get-ProcessorBits 64

$androidPath = "${Env:SystemDrive}\Android"

# set default installation path if not passed
if (!$packageParameters['InstallationPath']) { $packageParameters['InstallationPath'] = "${androidPath}" }

$installationPath = $packageParameters['InstallationPath']

$url = 'https://dl.google.com/android/repository/android-ndk-r25b-windows.zip'

$folderName = (Split-Path $url -Leaf).replace('-windows-x86_64.zip','')

$packageName  = 'android-ndk'
$softwareName = 'android-ndk*'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $installationPath
  url           = $url

  softwareName  = $softwareName

  checksum      = 'c9a72beda4663ab714c9fb3dc06bb9b9f124f2b5199957c86cd6f57eb59fd49a'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

if ($is64bit) {
  Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

  Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable `
    -VariableName 'ANDROID_NDK_ROOT' `
    -VariableValue "$installationPath\$folderName"
} else {
  throw $_.Exception
$url = 'https://dl.google.com/android/repository/android-ndk-r25b-windows.zip'

$zipFileName = Split-Path $url -Leaf

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  zipFileName = $zipFileName

Uninstall-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable -VariableName 'ANDROID_NDK_ROOT'

Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Android NDK (Install) 24.0 37 Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 23.2 789 Thursday, January 20, 2022 Exempted
Android NDK (Install) 22.2 73 Thursday, January 20, 2022 Exempted
Android NDK (Install) 21.5 632 Saturday, April 10, 2021 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 21.4 1930 Thursday, June 11, 2020 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 21.3 559 Friday, May 29, 2020 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 21.2 238 Saturday, May 16, 2020 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 21.1 147 Saturday, May 9, 2020 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 21.0 1083 Sunday, February 2, 2020 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 20.2 477 Thursday, November 7, 2019 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 20.0 1268 Thursday, June 20, 2019 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 19.3 294 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 19.0 742 Sunday, February 2, 2020 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 17.2 155 Thursday, July 18, 2019 Approved
Android NDK (Install) 16.2 1670 Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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