XePlayer Alternatives

    XePlayer is described as 'best & free Android Emulator for pc that enables all Android games and apps to run smoothly in Windows systems'. There are more than 10 alternatives to XePlayer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is BlueStacks, which is free. Other great apps like XePlayer are Android-x86 (Free, Open Source), Nox App Player (Free), Anbox (Free, Open Source) and MEmu (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 17, 2020

    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

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      • 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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    2. 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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    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.
    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.

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    5. 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.

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      • 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. 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...
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    6. Remix OS is an innovative Android-based operating system engineered to be equally adept on mobile and desktop devices.

      Discontinued

      The company Jide decided to discontinue the Remix OS project and to focus efforts on the enterprise space: http://www.jide.com/ At the moment, last version, 3.0.207, released in November 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. OpenThos is a free, open source OS project based on Android-x86, the operating system has Desktop GUI. The source code is available on GitHub. You can choose English Language when attempting to install the OS.
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    8. PrimeOS is an Android-x86 based OS which provides desktop experience on any x86 based device providing user top of the line features like multi-window, taskbar and deca-pro key mapper for gamers.
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