LeapDroid Alternatives for Linux

As a free Android emulator, LeapDroid was often cited for its smooth performance and lack of bloat. That said, it has been discontinued since November of 2016. You can find alternatives to LeapDroid still in active development available for Windows, macOS, and Linux distributions. You can also find alternatives to LeapDroid that are open source. For those that consider LeapDroid a bit bloated, there are lightweight alternatives to the emulator as well.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/12/2019 8:31:00 AM

Alternatives to LeapDroid for Linux with any license

  • Android-x86

    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. A few months after we created the project, we found out that we could do much more than just hosting patches. So we decide to create our code base to provide support on different x86 platforms, and set up a git server to host it.

    Free Open Source Linux VirtualBox Self-Hosted VMware Player

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  • Phoenix OS

    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. It inherits many habits and experiences of classic personal computer operating system, and also supports millions of mainstream Android applications. You can use it freely no matter under environments of family, office, education or others.Phoenix OS is based on androidx86.

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

    Free Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

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  • Genymotion

    Genymotion is an Android emulator for building and testing great Android apps. It’s fast, simple and powerful. It offers 20 pre-configured devices and you can create your own custom ones. [Genymotion Personal Edition is available free for personal use only at https://www.genymotion .

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android Studio Eclipse

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  • Shashlik

    The goal of Shashlik is to provide a way to run Android applications on a standard Linux desktop as easily and simply as possible. Under the hood The easiest way to run an Android app correctly is to simply run Android. It’s a linux base that we can nest inside our session. OpenGL and graphics are all rendered on the host ensuring fast performance.

    • Discontinued A long time this application not receive updates...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • AVD Launcher

    AVD Launcher is a front-end to the Android Virtual Devices (AVDs) emulator from Google. Written in Bash, the tool allows you to run Android SDK emulator without opening Android Studio and without using command-line interface (terminal). It is the lightest alternative to emulate Android virtual machines in computer, consuming very little RAM memory and CPU compared to other front-ends.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • HarmonyOS

    HarmonyOS is an upcoming open source, microkernel-based distributed operating system being developed by Huawei HiSilicon. Unveiled on 9 August 2019, the platform is designed primarily for internet of things devices.

    Free Open Source Linux Android

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