10 BEST ANDROID EMULATORS FOR WINDOWS (2017)

Hello to all the readers across the world. In this particular article, we will cover some Best Android Emulators which can also be run on Windows as well. This article would also help you to learn about all these emulators so that you can choose wisely. Android emulators come in fashion as they become easy to use and also offers a wide range of functioning. So scroll down for your emulator list and also tell your Gaming Gang about it. If you are a GBA game lover then visit this link and click this one to see best GBA emulators.

10 BEST ANDROID EMULATORS.

1. MEMU.

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MeMu is the first emulator of the day which we will discuss. It runs smoothly on Intel and AMD. Memu is one of the upcoming emulators for Android. It also supports Android Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop. When it comes in action it performs well in both Android Games and Windows Games. This is also a flexible emulator in which user can configure its CPU, RAM, Device Model. Memu offers a drag and drops APK file downloader which makes this more easy to use.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 1 GB RAM.
  • More than 1GB free disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 or higher.
  • AMD Processor or Intel Processor.
  • VT Support
  • Windows Vista.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Android System Creation in just one click.
  • Supports File Sharing.
  • Hardware Sensor Supported.
  • Supports Keyboard and Mouse both.
  • Flexible Emulator.
  • Apk File Installation just by dropping.
  • Games supported through Gamepad.

2. REMIX OS.

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Remix OS Emulator is one of the newest emulator developed by JIDE for Windows. This particular Emulator is very easy to download and use. Remix OS runs on MARSHMALLOW Android Version instead of KitKat or Lolipop. In simple words, it is one of the best and easy emulators to use effectively. Some more quality of this emulator is that it’s compatible with PC. It offers you the latest Android version so with this you don’t need to worry about Updated Android Versions. This Emulator does not support AMD CPU.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 8GB Free Disk Space Required.
  • 4GB RAM.
  • Minimum i3 required, recommended is i5.
  • At least Windows 7.
  • Virtualization Technology Enabled.

KEY FEATURES:

  • CAPABLE OF DUAL BOOTING.
  • FREE TO Installation.
  • Regular Updates.
  • Start at One Click.
  • Great Mapped Settings.
  • One click Installation.
  • Easy to customize

3. BLUESTACKS.

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When we talk about the best Android emulator, BLUESTACKS is the one which is highly preferred. It is great emulator to run on PC and Android both. Bluestacks is free and allows you to run apps and games at a very great pace. It also allows you to download games and applications from Google Play Store. Bluestacks also allows you to directly watch videos from Twitch which is really impressive. This emulator also won the best software award in CSE in 2012. It is also compatible with Android Television.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.

  • Direct 9.0.
  • Free Disk Space Around 4GB.
  • Ram 2GB.
  • NET Framework 3.5 SP3.

KEY FEATURES.

  • Run Videos directly to Twitch.
  • Award winning Emulator.
  • Can Perform Multitasking Easily.
  • 5 Million Android and 500.000 HTML/Flash games catalogue
  • Can also run on KitKat Android Version.

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4.KoPlayer.

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Another great emulator for Android, KoPlayer is a newer version to PC but it is working great in them too. It is also very compatible with many games and apps. Google Play Store comes as a default in KoPlayer which gives you an upper hand. Its feature to adjust resolutions gives you the upper hand while using You Tube or watching a movie on NetFlix. The installation process of this emulator is also very handy and it doesn’t face regular bugs. KoPlayer is one of the most loved emulators for Gaming Society.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Windows XP.
  • OpenGL2.0 Graphic Card.
  • Minimum 512 RAM required.
  • Minimum 3GB Free space required.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Easy to Adapt Resolutions.
  • Easy to Install.
  • Can Install Games by Drooping.
  • Supported Gamepad.
  • Compatible with Google Play Store.

5. LEAPROID.

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Another on the list LEAPDROID is one more best option for you guys to choose. This emulator is one of the coolest emulators for Android and also performs well in Windows. An easy and quick application to use and the installation process is also very easy. This emulator is greatly loved by Gamers and that’s why I am mentioning it here. Why LEAPDROID stands out? Because it consists of clutter free user interface and has a lighter impact on system resources.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.

  • 2.1 OpenGL Graphic Card.
  • RAM 2GB.
  • FREE DISK SPACE 2GB.
  • Intel or AMD dual core processor.
  • MINIMUM Windows 7.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Clutter- free user interface.
  • Custom Resolutions.
  • Sharp Features built in for better Gaming Experience.
  • Drag and Drop APK installation.
  • Full-Screen Button Available.

 6. GENYMOTION.

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This is next emulator which we will present in front of you Today. One of the greatest thing in this emulator is that it allows you to develop your own application and can try on any platform. It comes with a lot of great features but you will not get all the features in the free version of this Emulator. Free Emulator is good for basic use and it is actually very easy to use and Install as said above.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2GB RAM required.
  • 100MB of free disk space.
  • Oracle VM Virtual Box 5.0.28
  • Aceleration Support.
  • OpenGL 2.0 Graphic Card or higher.

KEY FEATURES:

  • You can operate your PC webcam.
  • Compatible with Android Studio.
  • Can create own Application

7. ANDY.

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Andy is an entirely free Emulator which we are now presenting you with your list of the best android emulator. This emulator is best suited for gaming but you can use any application without any hardships. Andy also gives you a business license if you want it to use professionally. Andy is an awesome choice for gamers as it is very easy to use along with your smartphone.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Dual core AMD or Intel processor with Visualization support.
  • Free Disk Space Around 10GB.
  • Minimum 3GB RAM.
  • Windows 7,8.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Supports Multi Touch.
  • ARM Support.
  • Fully Android Interface.
  • Windows Hardware Integration.

8. AMIDuOS.

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IMAGE SOURCE: AMIDuOS

AMIDuOS is the next emulator on our list which is best recommended for PC and Android both.  AMIDuOS works in windows 7, 8, 10 only. In Android, this emulator comes into two flavors Jelly Bean and Lollipop. This Emulator is paid Jelly Bean will cost you around $10 and Lollipop will cost you $15, you can also take its free trail. Most of its features are productive and very handy and easy to use. This is one of the best emulators for office use and basic use also.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Windows 7,8,10 along with 32bit or 64bit processor.
  • Minimum OpenGL 3.o display.
  • 3GB recommended RAM
  • NET framework 4.0
  • 2GB HDD.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Great Android Experience.
  • Supports Graphics.
  • Handy For PC.
  • Supports Windows Hardware.

9. NOX.

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NOX is another powerful emulator for PC and Android. One of the best things here is that it is a fully free version so you can enjoy its full features without paying a single penny. This emulator is also best suited for games and I am 100 per sure that Gamers will love this Emulator as it also supports Gamepad. Nox is very easy to and very easy to install and it also gives you Customer support.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Windows XP
  • DirectX 9.0.
  • Intel Dual-Core Processor.
  • Minimum 5GB RAM.
  • 5GB free Disk Space.
  • Needs Internet Connection.

KEY FEATURES:

  • A Very Large Game Collection.
  • Supported Gamepad.
  • Fully FREE.
  • Powerful emulator.

10. ANDROID STUDIO’S EMULATOR.

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So this is the last Android emulator on your list which is ANDROID STUDIO EMULATOR. This particular emulator is approved by google development IDE for Android. It also had a flexible GRADLE-BUILT SYSTEM. This is also very easy to install and very easy to use. As it turns out, there is also a built-in emulator that you can use to test out your app or game.

SYSTEM REQUIRENMENTS:

  • 2GB Disk Space.
  • MINIMUM 3GB RAM, Recommended 8GB
  • Minimum Windows 7.

CONCLUSION.

So guys here is the list of some awesome android emulators which can also run on Windows. If you know some better than tell us through your comments and subscribe your website, like the Facebook page, follow Twitter page for daily updates. Next, we will be back with best 3ds emulators. You can check the best GBA emulators by clicking here. Till then it’s goodbye.

 

 

Ajay Sharma

Hi I am Co-Founder of LikelyLive and a passionate blogger. I love play new Games and operating new applications. I generally covers Gaming , Applications etc in my posts. Beside this, I also work as a SEO Analyst and promoter at LIKELYLIVE

4 thoughts on “10 BEST ANDROID EMULATORS FOR WINDOWS (2017)

  • July 24, 2017 at 1:42 am
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    Nice list bro u can add nox player on 2nd no. And bluestacks on 1st they r the best trending apps. of all time 😉.

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    • July 24, 2017 at 1:51 am
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      Hi SAURABH,
      First I hope you liked the post and here we have placed the 10 best android emulators randomly irrespective to their feature.
      Thanks for your valuable comment.

      Reply
  • July 26, 2017 at 3:38 pm
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    Nice post and thanks for the emulators. Can you suggest some good games to play.

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    • July 27, 2017 at 12:40 am
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      Hie Dev
      It’s nice to hear some great words from your side.
      You can visit gaming section on our website for recent games which you can play and enjoy

      Reply

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