Genymotion is based on the AndroVM open source project, and its goal is app testing. It’s really easy to use and has lots of functionalities. It is easy to install, easy to run. With it, you can control robust sensors to test specialized features on your app. It integrates perfectly within your development workflow; it lets you work on more than ten virtual devices, you can customize your tests configurations, and it can be launched from Eclipse or Android Studio.
BlueStacks App Player lets you run apps from your Android phone fast and full screen on any Windows or Mac. It is a technology that took two years to develop, and the good thing is that it can be downloaded for free.
Windroy is Android running with Windows kernel! It does not run by a simulator (such as VirtualBox); it runs on real machines, so it’s fast. It keeps full Android capabilities, and you can run all Android apps, including 3D games. Among its features you can find:
– Can run on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
– Has exactly the same user experience with the original Android.
– It’s integrated with Windows’ applications, such as Flash, Windows Media Player, etc.
– Supports any UI resolution, such as 1920×1080.
– Supports windowing mode or full-screen mode, window scaling in windowing mode, and switching between windowing mode and full screen mode.
– Supports IO devices such as mouse, keyboard, remote control.
This emulator lets you develop and test Android applications without using a physical device. It is included with the Android SDK, including a mobile device emulator, a virtual mobile device that runs on your computer.