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  1. BlueStacks runs Android OS and apps on Windows PCs with instant switch between Android and Windows - no reboot is required. End consumers can now enjoy their favorite Android apps on Windows PCs.

    Bundleware

    The emulator automatically installs sponsored Android apps together with yours

  2. Anbox puts Android into a container and every Android application will be integrated with your operating system. Any Android version is suitable for this approach and try to keep up with the latest version from the Android Open Source Project.


  3. Nox App Player: The best Android emulator leading in technology and performance. A free tool for users to enjoy the numerous Android games and apps from their desktop with ease.

    Bundleware

    The emulator automatically installs sponsored Android apps together with yours

  4. Comparing to other Android emulators, MEmu provides the highest performance and greatest compatibility. It runs on nearly all Windows devices (PC, notebook, 2-in-1 devices, tablets).

    Warning

    MEmu Installer is being flagged by many antivirus as a malware, risktool, adware...
    See in VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/7118658d9177d2462aaa5aa3b43aa4663629a494a3af50944fa98a321885851c/detection

    Bundleware

    Attempts to install Avast Antivirus, can be declined.

  5. Genymotion is an Android emulator for building and testing great Android apps. It’s fast, simple and powerful.
  6. LDPlayer,The best android emulator for windows. Free download it to play android games & android apps on PC. Be stabilization, fluent, perfect compatibility. LDPlayer is a free Android emulator for PC users playing Android games easily on Windows. Based on Android 5.1.
  7. The Android SDK has the tools, sample code, and docs you need to create great apps.
  8. Virtual Android on Android.
  9. Founded in 2011, Silicon Valley-based BlueStacks is the global leader in providing a cross-platform service bridging the gap between mobile devices and PCs for over 300 million gamers worldwide.
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    Stream iOS Simulators & Android Emulators in the Browser.
  10. LeapDroid is an Android emulator. It runs the whole Android system inside Windows using state-of-the-art virtual machine technologies. Leapdroid immediately turns a PC into a very powerful Android tablet.

    Discontinued

    LeapDroid was discontinued on November 4th, 2016 because the developers joined Google. The official site - including downloads of the installer - has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20161016120642/http://www.leapdroid.com/

  11. Windows Subsystem for Android or WSA is a virtual machine powered by Hyper-V to run Android apps on Windows 11 OS. Although it requires Amazon Appstore to install Android apps on your computer, WSA is the required component you must have on your PC.
  12. Droid4x is Android simulator, which is good in aspects of performance, user experience, compatibility and gaming controllability. Making millions of mobile games and apps as desktop experience.
  13. MuMu App Player is a free PC software that emulates Android devices and allows players to run various mobile games and apps on PC, mirroring every feature from high control sensitivity, high-definition & FPS graphics, to stable performance and more.
  14. Xamarin Android Player has deep integration with Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio and a native user interface on both Mac & Windows.

    Discontinued

    Latest update from Nov. 2015. See https://developer.xamarin.com/releases/android/android-player/