The cm-x86-13.0-rc1 is released - - The Android-x86 project is glad to announce cm-x86-13.0-rc1, the first release candidate of CyanogenMod 13.0 porting for Android-x86. The prebuilt images are...

The Android-x86 6.0-r1 released - - The Android-x86 project is glad to announce the 6.0-r1 release to public. This is the first stable release of Android-x86 6.0 (marshmallow-x86). The prebuilt images...

The Android-x86 6.0-rc1 released - - The Android-x86 project is glad to announce 6.0-rc1 release to public. This is the first release candidate for Android-x86 6.0 (marshmallow-x86) stable release. The...

Android-x86 emulator

  • How to install Android on a PC

    Android-x86Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, but that does not mean it can’t be installed on the desktop. There are many ways to get Android running on a PC, including virtual device emulators like Genymotion, bootable USB versions like Remix OS, or even full stand alone applications like BlueStacks. Each have their advantages and disadvantages depending on your needs. Here is the full breakdown of each.

  • Use Android Debug Bridge (ADB) to install/uninstall apps on Android-x86 Lollipop VM

    Android-x86The Android Debug Bridge (ADB) is a useful tool for developers to communicate with emulator instance and connected Android-powered device. It also works with Android-x86 virtual machine saving a lot of time when transferring files and installing apps on Android VM from computer.

  • Wine Is Coming to Android for Intel Processors

    Android-x86The CEO of CodeWeavers, the makers of Wine and CrossOver, has revealed that Wine is coming to Android, but it's not clear how they will be able to monetize that.

  • How to Ensure You Are Using Intel HAXM for Android Emulator

    Android-x86Intel® Developer Zone offers tools and how-to information for cross-platform app development, platform and technology information, code samples, and peer expertise to help developers innovate and succeed. Join our communities for Android, Internet of Things, Intel® RealSense™ Technology, and Windows to download tools, access dev kits, share ideas with like-minded developers, and participate in hackathon’s, contests, roadshows, and local events.

  • Using Android-X86 as an Emulator in Hyper-V for Windows

    Android-x86Everyone knows how S-L-O-W and painful the Android emulator can be when developing. The Intel x86 system images are better, but still a bit slow, so most of us test and debug on actual devices. Still, emulators come in handy. In the past, I came across the Android x86 project and thought it would be a good option, but found the project to not be ready for prime time. With their 4.4 release earlier this month, that has changed.

  • Setup x86 Emulator

    Android-x86This video focusses on setting up an x86 emulator using Android virtual device manager. Learn how to set up different parameters and configure dependencies to successfully create an x86 emulator.

  • How to emulate Android on your PC

    Android-x86Wish you could see what Android’s all about or to test a particular feature without having to shell out for yet another device? There are plenty of good, free ways to emulate Android on the PCs you already own!

  • 3 tools for running Android on your Windows PC

    Android-x86January 31, 2014, 1:18 PM — Wish you could run Android or its apps on your Windows PC? I've got three ways you can do it, one to run Android apps inside Windows, and two to install the entire Android operating system on your Windows PC.

  • 4 Ways to Run Android on Your PC and Make Your Own “Dual OS” System

    Android-x86Intel is now interested in pushing “Dual OS” PCs — devices with both Windows 8 and Android on them. But you don’t have to buy a new PC to do this — you can run Android apps and even the Android operating system on your current PC.

  • Run Android on Your Desktop With Genymotion Android Emulator

    Android-x86One of our most popular posts in MTE is the complete guide to run Android 4.3 in Virtualbox. Apparently, a lot of you are keen to run Android on your desktop which allows you to install apps and have it functioned like your phone. With Genymotion, you can now run Android on your desktop with less hassle and complications.

  • Android* 4.4 (KitKat) x86 Emulator System Image

    Android-x86The x86 Android* 4.4 (KitKat) emulator system image enables you to run an emulation of Android on your development machine. In combination with the Android SDK, you can test your Android applications on a virtual Android device based on Intel Architecture.

  • How to Use a VirtualBox Android Emulator

    Android-x86The Mobile Zone is presented by New Relic and Verivo. New Relic is a performance monitoring tool and has a Data Nerd T-Shirt with your name on it if you sign up. Verivo is an enterprise mobile app platform designed to radically simplify the complexities of building, securing and controlling custom enterprise apps.

  • Android x86 Emulator `Genymotion` 2.0 Released

    Android-x86Genymotion 2.0 has been released with Android 4.3 support as well as new features such as drag&drop to copy files and APKs to the virtual device.

  • Three ways to run the Android Operating System on your Computer! (Windows/OSX)

    Android-x86In this tutorial, I will demonstrate 3 ways by which you can emulate Android Operating System on your intel/AMD based computer. As you may be aware, Android is based on the ARM architecture and thus, cannot run natively on a desktop CPU which uses the x86 architecture. This presents us with two options to run the operating system.

  • Android on x86: Understanding Android Device Emulation

    Android-x86Building customizable emulators and setting up the appropriate environments for developing applications. - The changing landscape of the Android marketplace creates unique challenges and opportunities, many of which are tied to the individual hardware specifications of devices. Hardware optimization has become a consideration for mindful application development.

  • Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) x86 Emulator System Image

    Android-x86The x86 Android* 4.3 (Jelly Bean) emulator system image enables you to run an emulation of Android on your development machine. In combination with the Android SDK, you can test your Android applications on a virtual Android device based on Intel Architecture.

  • Genymotion: Fast, Easy To Use Android (x86) Emulator With OpenGL Hardware Acceleration Support

    Android-x86Genymotion is a fast Android emulator which comes with pre-configured Android (x86 with OpenGL hardware acceleration) images, great for application testing. The project has evolved from the old AndroidVM and compared to it, Genymotion comes with a new player design, installer and more.

  • Speed up your Android Emulator!

    Android-x86Today’s guest blog post comes to you by the folks at JoliCode, a software development firm in France specializing in Titanium, Symfony2 and JavaScript.” Earlier this year we published an article on how to use x86 images with your Android Emulator. Today we revisit this topic with a much more streamlined process that you can implement in just a couple minutes.

  • Speeding Up the Android* Emulator on Intel® Architecture

    Android-x86If you are an Android* developer who is unhappy with the performance of the Android emulator, then this document is for you. Over and over again, we have heard from many Android developers that the emulator is slow and painful to work with, but this should not be the case!

  • How to Create an Android Emulator in Windows

    Android-x86If you want to run an Android emulator in Windows, you have a few choices. You can configure the incredibly slow and difficult-to-use Android SDK. Or you could try the BlueStacks emulator, which is incompatible with many important apps and doesn’t provide an Android interface. But your best bet is create your own Android emulator that runs in a Window.