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    YouWave Alternatives

    YouWave is described as 'Runs Android apps and app stores on your PC, no phone required' and is a Android Emulator in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to YouWave for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Linux Mobile. The best alternative is BlueStacks, which is free. Other great apps like YouWave are Anbox (Free, Open Source), Nox App Player (Free), MEmu (Free) and Genymotion (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jan 24, 2022

    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.

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      The emulator automatically installs sponsored Android apps together with yours

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      Most users think BlueStacks is a great alternative to YouWave.
    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.

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      The emulator automatically installs sponsored Android apps together with yours

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    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).

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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

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      Attempts to install Avast Antivirus, can be declined.

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    5. 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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      • 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. The Android inside the container has direct access to needed hardwares.
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    6. Windows Subsystem for Android™? enables your Windows 11 device to run Android applications that are available in the Amazon Appstore.
    7. 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.
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    8. KOPLAYER is a free android emulator for Windows and Mac which can help you run Android games & apps on your Windows PC. KOPLAYER commits itself to bringing you the best playing experience for games, with more than one million supported apps.
    9. Andy breaks down the barrier between desktop and mobile computing, while keeping a user up to date with the latest Android OS feature upgrades.

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      Andy OS reportedly installs a GPU Miner together with the Android emulator

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      The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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