What are the best resources to run Android apps on Windows 10?

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    #1Nox Player

    Nox Player

    The Nox Player is a new android emulator that you can download in your PC to run apps and Android games on your computer. It was developed by Nox Digital Entertainment Co. Limited.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Liu Ma
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "Fastest Android emulator by far. Really smooth and runs beautifully on my Windows OS, not much waiting and only an occasional advert, which is great since I hate adverts SOOOOOOO much!"
  2. 10

    #2Android Studio

    Android Studio

    Android Studio is the official Android app integrated development environment (IDE). Use it together with other specialized tools to come up with your own Android app. Download it on your Windows, Mac or Linux computer for free.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Israel Zamora
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "This is what mose devs use to make and test apps using PC, so I think this is a good way to play Android apps as well, but only if you know what your doing."
  3. 9

    #3Droid4X

    Droid4X

    Droid4X is an Android emulator for Windows which allows users to download and use apps on their PC. The emulator is compatible with most Windows versions and gets updated periodically to fit in with recent systems.

    Other

    Free

    Ivy Dong
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "I love how the updates are steady you can easily see the improvements they made due to the fast responses and how it only gets smoother and faster after every update."
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    #4BlueStacks 3

    BlueStacks 3

    BlueStacks 3 is the higher version of the BlueStacks software, an Android emulator that allows users to run mobile apps on computers. BlueStacks 3 features an App Center, Gift Center, BlueStakcs Select and BlueStacks Friends.

    Software

    Other Platform

    Free

    Will Gu
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "A nice improvement to the vanilla BS since the vanilla is one is complete and utter BS. Filled to the brim with adverts and constant freezing and slow/crappy response to clicks. This one is an improvement. Hell, ANYTHING would be an improvement to the vanilla BS."
  2. 3

    #5AMIDuOS

    AMIDuOS

    AMIDuOS is a new concept that brings the functionality, depth, and fun of the Android experience to Microsoft Windows devices. It runs on nearly any Windows 7, 8 or 10 PC or tablet device for easy switching between Windows and Android environments.

    Software

    Windows

    $10- $15

    Bertha Córdova
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "tho the name might make you think that its a hard to use app due to the complexity of the app name, it doesnt take a rocket scientist to acc operate this kinda emulator. try it and youll see how easy it is"
  3. 2

    #6MEmu App Player

    MEmu App Player

    MEmu App Player is a free Android Emulator created by Microvirt which aims to provide its users the best experience to play Android games and apps on Windows PC. The emulator is compatible with most Windows versions.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Austin Morrison
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "Best emulator to use imho Especially when runnning games. This one is the best when it comes to games. Some apps dont run well here but idc since i only use this one for games"
  4. 2

    #7YouWave

    YouWave is an Android emulator which allows its users to download and use Android apps on their PC

    Other

    Varies by plan

    Rodrigo Huerta
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "i dont like the fact that you have to pay to use it to its best extent. some emus give its best to you for free without payment. the free ver is good altho it could be better "
  5. 1

    #8Genymotion

    Genymotion

    Genymotion is simple to use, simple to set up and feature-rich AndroidVM emulator. It is developed to help app developers test their products. It has a free trial available and two paid versions.

    Online Tools

    $136- Varies by plan

    Mary Lawson
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "As the desc says, it is indeed simple to use. Not much complications in doing stuff, and it runs pr decently on my Windows 10. So its cool."

Summary

Best What are the best resources to run Android apps on Windows 10
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Nox PlayerSoftware 21 Free
2Android StudioSoftware 10 Free
3Droid4XOther 9 Free
4BlueStacks 3Software 4 Free
5AMIDuOSSoftware 3 Paid
6MEmu App PlayerSoftware 2 Free
7YouWaveOther 2 Paid
8GenymotionOnline Tools 1 Paid
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