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Anbox Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Anbox for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is QEMU, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Anbox and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Anbox are Android-x86, KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine), Genymotion and WayDroid.

Anbox alternatives are mainly Android Emulators but may also be Virtualization Tools or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Anbox.
This page was last updated May 25, 2022
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  1. QEMU

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization.

    QEMU vs Anbox opinions
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    AlmightyHeretic

    QEMU is akin to VirtualBox and is used for running virtual machines. Anbox is an Android emulator and doesn't do more than that.

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  2. Android-x86

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • VirtualBox
    • Self-Hosted
    • VMware Workstation
    • VMware Player

    This is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as "patch hosting for Android x86 support". The original plan is to host different patches for Android x86 support from open source community.

    Most users think Android-x86 is a great alternative to Anbox.


  3. KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.

  4. Genymotion

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android Studio
    • Eclipse

    Genymotion is an Android emulator for building and testing great Android apps. It’s fast, simple and powerful.

  5. WayDroid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mobile

    Waydroid uses Linux namespaces (user, pid, uts, net, mount, ipc) to run a full Android system in a container and provide Android applications on any GNU/Linux-based platform.

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    alternative1234

    Since WayDroid is built on lxd/lxc, it also requires the Snap infrastructure, like Anbox. Unfortunately, this makes it a non-starter for those of us who don't want to install that on our computers.

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    Continued, other than Anbox

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  6. Phoenix OS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Phoenix OS is a personal computer operating system which is further researched and developed based on the Android platform, mainly orients to smart tablet, laptop, desktop computer and other large-screen devices.

    Bundleware

    It comes pre-installed with a set of Chinese apps, and displays ads upon launching any application.

  7. HarmonyOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    HarmonyOS is a lightweight, compact operating system with powerful functionality, and it will first be used for smart devices like smart watches, smart screens, in-vehicle systems, and smart speakers.

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    totally different products

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  8. Appetize.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Stream iOS Simulators & Android Emulators in the Browser.

  9. iPadian

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    iPad is one of the best Tablet delivers by Apple which runs on the iOS. We all are inspired to use the iPad because of its features and Software. iPadian brings you the environment of the iPad to your desktop.

  10. Cassowary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Run Windows Applications on Linux as if they are native. Use Linux applications to launch files located in Windows WM without needing to install applications on WM. With easy to use configuration GUI. TEST.

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