Release builds are versioned, e.g. 0.9.9, and are published periodically, usually every few months. They represent stable snapshots of libgdx. Note that new bug fixes and features are never backported to old libgdx releases.Download Latest Release Old Releases
Nightly builds are created every night, and on every change in the Git repository, by our build server. They contain the latest and greatest bug fixes and features. Nightlies are usually very stable, just like our master branch on Github.Download Nightly
Contents of a Release/Nightly
Each release/nightly contains a bunch of jar files and native library that are necessary for a multi-platform libgdx project. The Gdx Setup UI takes care of managing your dependencies. If you want to setup things manually, here's a guide.