B4A (Android)

Powerful rapid application development (RAD) tool for developing Android applications.

Published by Anywhere Software
Distributed by ComponentSource since 2013

Version: v10.5 Updated: Jan 4, 2021 4.50 Star Average Review4.50 Star Average Review4.50 Star Average Review4.50 Star Average Review4.50 Star Average Review (4)


Please note: As of February 5th, 2020, B4A is now free and is no longer available for sale.

B4A (Android)

B4A (Android) (formerly Basic4android) includes all the features needed to develop Android applications. Compiled applications are native Android applications, there is no extra run-time or any dependencies.

B4A (Android) Features


  • Simple and powerful RAD tool for developing native Android applications without time-consuming Java / Eclipse programming
  • Complete IDE and programming language 100% focused on Android development
  • Compiles to native bytecode. No runtime libraries are required. APK files are exactly the same as APK files created with Java / Eclipse
  • Performance is similar to applications written with Java
  • Object oriented programming language (syntax similar to MS Visual Basic)
  • No need...

Latest News

B4A (Android) v9.80
B4A (Android) v9.80
January 30, 2020New Version
Improves search tools, including syntax color coding and selectable text.
B4A (Android) v9.50
B4A (Android) v9.50
September 26, 2019New Version
Adds support for copying and pasting controls between platforms.
B4A (Android) v9.30
B4A (Android) v9.30
July 9, 2019New Version
Adds support for AndroidX SDK.
B4A (Android) v9.00
B4A (Android) v9.00
March 27, 2019New Version
Improves compilation performance and auto backup processes.
B4A (Android) v8.80
B4A (Android) v8.80
January 2, 2019New Version
Includes a new b4x cross-platform library, plus auto backups and other improvements.
B4A (Android) v8.30
B4A (Android) v8.30
June 12, 2018New Version
Includes major improvement to the debugger, plus important change to starter service behavior on Android 8+.
One software license is required per developer. Applications created with B4A (Android) are owned by the developer not Anywhere Software. Hosted Mac Builder is licensed on an annual basis. To continue...

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Android Support
  • Android 1.6 and above

Customer Reviews

Average Review Score: 4.5 (4)

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