Nowadays you don’t need to have an Android device to run Android apps because using Android emulators you can quickly run android apps on your windows PC.
On the web, you may find many android emulators for PC but finding the best one among these ‘s hard because choosing the wrong emulator may slow down your system.
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So by keeping that in mind, we’ve checked various paid and free Android emulators and finally came up with the below list which will give you a top notch performance.
Best Android Emulator for Windows PC (2016)
Below is the list of top 10 best android emulators for Windows PC 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 which is selected based on a performance of emulator.
If you want to enjoy the full Android experience on your PC, then I highly recommend you to try AMIDuOS android emulator. One of the greatest features of amiduos is that it supports 3D acceleration which means that you can easily play any high sized android games on your PC without any limitations.
If you’re using amiduos on your tablet PC, then you’ll experience full android experience because it supports some functionalities like GPS, compass, multi-touch, etc.
Andyroid is another best Android emulator for your Windows PC. If you want powerful and light weight android emulator, then go up with Andyroid. Unlike Android, Andyroid will give you a full freedom to play most popular Android games on your Windows PC.
Bluestacks is the #1 free Android emulator tool that lets you run almost any Android apps on your Windows PC. When comparing with other emulators, Bluestacks has some more unique features such as Mobile/Desktop sync, Android Tv support, Microphone integration, etc.. which is not available on other Android emulators. It is
It is 100% free to download, but they will show some ads while installing the application from Google play store.
Youwave is also an another best Android emulator for your Windows PC with many inbuilt features. When comparing with the above three emulators, Youwave lacks some features like camera integration, multitouch support, mobile desktop sync, etc.In performance wise Youwave is equal to Bluestacks and it will run almost any Android apps you throw into it.
Youwave comes in two versions free, and premium, where free version installer has ads and another main drawback of free versions is that it comes with older Android version IceCreamSandwitch (4.0.4). If you do not like ads and want latest Android version 5.0 then buy their premium version which costs you around 30USD (1947 RS).
If you’re a serious game player, Droid4x will come in handy for you. It is the world’s first multi-touch supported simulator which is specially made for gaming purposes. Droid4x runs almost 99% of apps and games available on the Google play store. It is
It is 100% free to download and also free from annoying ads.
Genymotion is an Android emulator which is specially made for developers. One of the greatest features of genymotion is that it has more than 3000 Android configurations to test your developed apps. Even if you’re not an app developer, you can also use genymotion as a normal android emulator to run android apps on your windows PC.
It’s 100% free to download for personal use, for commercial use it costs you around $11/Month.
Windroye is a free android emulator from a Chinese company. It is based on virtual machine technology which lets Android to run directly on your Windows device. In compatibility wise, windroye supports almost 99% of games and apps available on the Android market.
One of the biggest drawbacks of windroye is that it runs an older Android version 4.4. It is 100% free to download from their site.
8. Xamarin Android Player
Xamarin android player is completely made for software developers, and it has deep integration with the Microsoft Visual studio. Using xamarin Android player, you can easily simulate, debug or run Android apps on Windows PC.
9. Windows Android
Windows Android is a free Android emulator for Windows that allows you to run android apps on windows PC. This program is fast, easy to use and light in size (65mb) which is very rare for these type of applications. This emulator will let you
This emulator will let you run almost any android games and apps on your PC without affecting system performance.
It is 100% free from ads and free to download.
If you know any other well performing free android emulator kindly let us know via the comments.If you need any other help regarding android emulators feel free to ask via the comments.