Android is the most popular operating system that designed for multimedia and games in common tablet and smartphone. There are many Android applications for games, multimedia, widget and social network activity that you can download for free. The paid version of Android apps and games also cheaper than common Windows games. Yeah, the problem is common Android Apps is not support for Windows based machine. But now, we have a good news for you that want to play Android applications and games on your PC. Today, we will brings to you few Android emulators and virtual machines for Android that allows you to running that Android Apps as native applications.
Today, there are many emulators and virtual machines that support for Android applications. Not only for Touch based machine and Windows XP, but also supporting non-touch screen display, Windows 7, Windows 8 and newest Microsoft Windows 8 out of the box. Some of applications also gives a full Screen mode of Android User Interface, provides great experience likes used tablet and your smartphone. Here the list.
1. Windroy Applications form SocketQ
Windroy, also know as WindowsAndroid is the latest and most popular Android Emulator from SocketQ. Unlike common emulator, this application will be works as Windows kernel. This will gives a full control on Android applications and features, not only for play and running, but also every component of that Android applications and games, such as Virtual Keyboard (work with Touchpad for navigate on the non-touchscreen PCs) and hardware acceleration to increase graphics performance when you play modern games. This is will be support common Android web browsers, media players, eBook readers, OfficeSuite, iReader and most popular games, such as Angry Birds, Need For Speed and more, even for modern 3D games with ease.
Sadly, Windroy Emulator is not support for latest Android Jelly Bean and only can work perfectly on the 4.0.3 Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS, but we get information if they will be release the Jelly Bean version in the next update. It’s also did not have access in Google Android Play market, but you can download your favorite applications in the .apk file.
2. Bluestacks App Player from Silicon Valley based company
Bluestacks app player is also one of the most popular Android Emulator. Not only works on Windows Vista, XP, Windows 7 and newest Windows based machine, this app also can work smoothly on newest Windows 8 tablet and Apple’s machine, such as iPad and newest Apple Mac Book laptop. You can also synchronize your PCs to other Android machines for transfer applications and files via Cloud Connect mobile app. Its will be support a wide range of modern Android applications and games, along with multi languages, including English, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Dutch, Spanish and Danish (more languages will be added in the future).
3. YouWave App from YouWave Inc
Similar to Windroy, YouWave app also can work perfectly and works accomplish on your Windows tablet, Personal Computer or common laptop. You will get a full function of Android OS on your machine and similar user interface, just like other Android smartphone and tablet. This is also compatible with a wide range of games and Android applications in Android Play market, even for online games.
According to the YouWave Inc, this application can works perfectly in 32-bit or 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 7. You can download and Play Android games and applications that compatible with Android Gingerbread or the 4.0 version of Android Jelly Bean. Unfortunately, the company only gives 10 days trial version, and than you need to buy license (priced at $14.99 for Android Gingerbread and $19.99 for Android Jelly Bean features) to used this application.
Yeah, there are many Android games and applications that also have a Windows version, but if you want to enjoy Android experience on your PCs, you can download Android Emulators and install it into your Windows machine. In my opinion, Windroy applications is the best Android Emulator (because it free), but if you are looking for an emulator that can play common Android app (not apk files), YouWave app is one of the best Emulators option.