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Genymotion Alternatives

Genymotion is described as 'Android emulator for building and testing great Android apps. It’s fast, simple and powerful' and is a popular android emulator in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Genymotion for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Android-x86, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Genymotion are BlueStacks, Anbox, Nox App Player and MEmu.

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

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  1. Android-x86 icon

    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.

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    Android-x86 vs Genymotion opinions
    Most users think Android-x86 is a great alternative to Genymotion.

    Android-x86 is an operating system (i.e. it runs directly on the hardware, or you have to install it into an emulator). Genymotion is a fully packaged Emulator with an operating system installed and features for it.

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    Android-x86 is an operating system

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  2. 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.

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    The emulator automatically installs sponsored Android apps together with yours

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    Some users think BlueStacks is a great alternative to Genymotion, some don't.


  3. 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.

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    integrated with your operating system, not emulator

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  4. 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

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    Some users think Nox App Player is a great alternative to Genymotion, some don't.
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    MEmu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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).

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    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.

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    MEmu vs Genymotion opinions
    Almost everyone thinks MEmu is a great alternative to Genymotion.

    MEmu comes pre-rooted and doesn't try to get you to install anything (once replacing the home launcher that is)

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    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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    LDPlayer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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    VMOS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Virtual Android on Android.

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    LeapDroid

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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/

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    Windows Subsystem for Android

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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