Tutorial Free Android Emulator Collections

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I made a collection of free emulators including the abandoned ones. For high-end PC, I recommended Nox and Memu. For Low-end PC without VT support, I recommended, Droid4X, Nox and KOPlayer. For PUBG Players, I recommended Tencent Gaming Buddy.
Emulators that are only use for development are not listed

Note: XePlayer is fake Nox emulator. Andy OS Emulator mines bitcoin in background

Tencent Gaming Buddy (PUBG Mobile gaming only):
Android OS: Unknown.
Official website + Download: Tencent Gaming Buddy - Tencent's Best-ever Emulator for PUBG Mobile
Requirements:
- OS: Windows XP SP3 and above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU at 1.8 GHz or faster
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 or faster. DirectX 9.0c or above
- RAM: 3 GB or above
- Disk: 2 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Yes and must be enabled in BIOS

Advantages:
- Well optimized for PUBG Mobile:
- Advanced graphics options


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Memu
Android OS: Jellybean, Kitkat, Lollipop (current), Nougat.
Official website + Download: MEmu - The fastest free Android Emulator for PC as your best choice
Requirements:
- OS: Windows XP SP3 and above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Great ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 1 GB VRAM+ or faster. DirectX 11 / OpenGL 2.0 and above
- RAM: 2 GB or above
- Disk: 2 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Yes and must be enabled in BIOS

Advantages:
- Fast and smooth
- 4 shared folders:

Disadvantages:
- Play Store crash often while downloading apps
- Some apps unexpectedly stops working and reboot itself when using it for too long time
- No longer allow install and overwriting APK (which is useful for app development)
- Support takes long time to respond or may not respond.
- No foreign keyboard with Alt Gr support


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Nox
Android OS: Kitkat (current), Nougat.
Official website + Download: Nox App Player_Der beste Android Emulator der Welt
Requirements:
- OS: Windows XP SP3 and above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Great ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 1 GB VRAM+ or faster. DirectX 9.0c / OpenGL 2.0 and above
- RAM: 1.5 GB or above
- Disk: 1.5 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: No, it can run without HV support, but it's recommend to have device with HV support and enabled in BIOS

Advantages:
- Fast and smooth
- Microphone always working. Also work with Stereo Mix as microphone to record system audio which is very useful for Shazam app.

Disadvantages:
- Can't change shared folders
- Blocking GameGuardian APK for unknown reason


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LDPlayer
Android OS: Lollipop.
Official website + Download: Free Android Emulator for PC - Download LDPlayer on Windows
Requirements (Unofficial):
- OS: Windows 7 and above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Great ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 1 GB VRAM+ or faster. OpenGL 3.0 and above
- RAM: 2 GB or above
- Disk: 4 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Yes and must be enabled in BIOS

Advantages:
- Auto increase storage when running out of space
- Graphic settings for PUBG Mobile

Disadvantages:
- Lagging sometimes while gaming
- Freezing while disk is in 100% usage
- No foreign keyboard with Alt Gr support


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Bluestacks
Android OS: Gingerbread, Icecream Sandwitch, Kitkat, Nougat (current).
Official website + Download: BlueStacks - Play Mobile Games on PC 6x Faster Than Any Phone
Requirements:
- OS: Windows XP SP3 and above (32 bit or 64 bit). Mac OS Sierra and above
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Great ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 1 GB VRAM+ or faster. OpenGL 3.0 and above
- RAM: 2 GB or above. (4 GB or above for Mac OS)
- Disk: 4 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Yes and must be enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- May cause mouse cursor to lag and crash explorer.exe
- Lagging sometimes (depending on computer hardware)


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Andy OS:
Android OS: Jellybean, Lollipop (current).
Official website + Download: https://www.andyroid.net/
Requirements (Unofficial):
- OS: Windows 7 and above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Great ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 1 GB VRAM+ or faster. OpenGL 2.0 and above
- RAM: 3 GB or above
- Disk: 20 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Yes and must be enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- Mining bitcoin in background
- Bad and unprofessional support. Using facebook is not correct way to use it as support.

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TianTian
Android OS: Lollipop
Official website + Download: TianTian App Player
Requirements: (Unknown)
Advantages:
-
Android OS runs ARM64 (Unconfirmed)
Disadvantages:
- Only chinese language
- No Play Store (China don't use Play Store since China blocks Google)


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KOPlayer
Android OS: Jellybean, Kitkat (current)
Official website + Download: The Best Free Android Emulator for PC - KOPLAYER
Requirements: (Unknown)

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Droid4x
Android OS: Jellybean
Official website: 海马玩模拟器——做走心的安卓模拟器,用电脑畅玩手机游戏
Download: 海马玩模拟器——做走心的安卓模拟器,用电脑畅玩手机游戏 or Droid4X (unofficial)
Requirements:
- OS: Windows XP SP3 and above (32 bit or 64 bit). Mac OS (Unknown) and above
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Good ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 512 MB VRAM+ or faster. OpenGL 2.0 and above
- RAM: 1 GB or above.
- Disk: 4 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: No, it can run without HV support, but it's recommend to have device with HV support and enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- Reinstalling very old version of VirtualBox 4.3.12_ZZZZ. Don't use Droid4X if you are using VirtualBox
- Not all games work on AMD processor due to missing instructions required by ARM translation


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YouWave:
Android OS: Icecream Sandwitch, Lollipop (Premium).
Official website + Download: https://www.andyroid.net/
Requirements (Unofficial):
- OS: Windows 7 and above (32 bit or 64 bit). Premium version requires 64-bit
- CPU: Intel Pentium 1.6GHz CPU or faster
- GPU: Great ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 1 GB VRAM+ or faster. OpenGL 2.0 and above
- RAM: 2 GB or above
- Disk: 500 MB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: No, it can run without HV support, but it's recommend to have device with HV support and enabled in BIOS. Premium version require HV and must be enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- Lollipop required premium version. Other emulators that have Lollipop are free
- No Play Store and Google Services. Some apps/games may not work without Google Services. Require manual apps installation


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Remix OS Player
Last update: 1.0.110 (Nov 15 2016)
Android OS: Marshmallow
Official website: Remix OS Player - The Most Advanced Android Game Emulator for PC.
Download: Remix OS Player
Requirements:
- OS: Windows 7 or above (64 bit)
- CPU: Core i3 (Recommend Core i5 or Core i7) / No support for AMD Chipsets
- GPU: GreatATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 1 GB VRAM+ or faster. OpenGL 3.0 and above
- RAM: 4 GB or above
- Disk: 8 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Yes and must be enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- Freezes when trying to grant superuser of any root apps

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AmiDuOS
Last update: 2.0 (Q1 2018?)
Android OS: JellyBean (1.0), Lollipop (2.0)
Official website: Run Android on Windows - Fastest Android Emulator
Download: American Megatrends Inc. - AMIDuOS Redirect (Note: Use dispostable email for activation)
Requirements:
- OS: Windows Vista or above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Good ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 512 MB VRAM+ or faster. OpenGL 3.0 and above
- RAM: 2 GB or above
- Disk: 2 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Yes and must be enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- Can't install on other disk than C

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Leapdroid
Last update: 2.0 (Q1 2018?)
Android OS: Kitkat
Official website: Announcement on LeapDroid and Google
Download: LeapDroid (Windows) (Unofficial download)
Requirements:
- OS: Windows 7 or above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: Dual core AMD or CPU or faster
- GPU: Good ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 512 MB VRAM+ or faster
- RAM: 2 GB or above
- Disk: 2 GB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Don't know but a device with HV support is recommended and enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- Can't install on other disk than C

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Windroye
Last update: 2.9.0 (Feb 22, 2016)
Android OS: Kitkat
Official website: (Dead)
Download: Windroye (Unofficial download)
Requirements:
- OS: Windows Vista or above (32 bit or 64 bit)
- CPU: 800MHz or faster
- GPU: Good ATI, Nvidia or Intel GPU with 512 MB VRAM+ or faster
- RAM: 512 MB or above
- Disk: 273 MB free space or more
- Hardware Virtualization required?: Don't know but a device with HV support is recommended and enabled in BIOS

Disadvantages:
- Keyboard not working at all. Maybe only chinese keyboard work

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