Now the pain lands in when you look at the size of the Android Studio/Android SDK setup files and also the time it takes to install these tools. To overcome this difficulty, many different developers came up with their version of Android ADB and Fastboot. One such tool is Minimal ADB and Fastboot which literally takes 2 minutes to bring the entire ADB phenomena into your computer. There are many other tools, but you can not trust those tools easily as they do not have the official stamp on them.
Latest Official Google ADB and Fastboot Drivers
Google has finally taken a note of this issue. As mentioned, the independent version of ADB and Fastboot is out. You can download it for Windows, MacOS or Linux OS and start using it straight away. Google has provided the download links, which will likely stick for a while. You can go ahead, pick up the ones against your OS.
- Android ADB and Fastboot for Windows
- Download Android ADB and Fastboot for Mac
- Android ADB and Fastboot for Linux
To know how you can operate the ADB and Fastboot tools, have a look at this detailed guide. In the guide linked behind, only follow the method to issue commands in ADB command window. You will not be performing any installations at all.