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Portable Android emulator

#1 Post by prasuchit » Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:09 am

There are many android emulators for pc such as bluestacks, youwave,etc... but none of them are portable... please please please make a portable android emulator for pc.... I really need it very much!!!! :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: Portable android emulator

#2 Post by loin2kolpotoru » Fri May 09, 2014 3:29 am

I would also like to have a Portable android emulator. But sadly it is not available anywhere.

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Re: Portable android emulator

#3 Post by Napiophelios » Sun May 11, 2014 8:05 am

Have you tried Jar of Beans: A Portable Android Emulator?

The project was at version 4.11 before users claimed it to be Malware.

forum.xda-developers.com still has a direct link to an older version that the forum poster claims is clean
Hi this is a link to the jar of beans version 4.8.2 containing android 4.1.1 jellybean it is a total offline 7zip execusion setup with totally no advertisment and so on (Adware,Maleware and Viruses) just click and choose where to extract the portable emaluator and enjoy.......also a bonus of the Intel Haxem,and a guide that i have compiled
Download from GoogleDrive
196 mb download

I have only downloaded it , use at your own risk

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Re: Portable android emulator

#4 Post by -.- » Fri May 16, 2014 8:54 am

its not really being worked on, but try this one. It's somewhat portable but not stealth
http://www.socketeq.com/

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Re: Portable android emulator

#5 Post by webfork » Mon Oct 05, 2015 4:48 pm

Nox App Player
http://en.bignox.com/
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Mobile-Pho ... ayer.shtml

Has integrated the Google apps store and advertises capability with games.

The emulator is not small (252 megs) and it's not open.  Additionally, the program has only been around for around a month since this writing so it's not clear what their future is.  Still, I'm glad to see more tools out there as it might eventually lead to a portable android emulator and thus make all android software portable software.

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Re: Portable android emulator

#6 Post by starstuff » Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:14 pm

you can try the portable virtualbox and android-x86, you can find pre-made vms on osboxes
http://www.osboxes.org/android-x86/#and ... -r2-vmware

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Re: Portable android emulator

#7 Post by copc » Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:25 pm

Not sure, why do you need emulator?
Android works fine on many x86 computers.
You can boot directly from iso or install on USB or harddrive with filesystem ext4/ext3/ext2/ntfs/fat32.

http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote-5-1-rc1

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#8 Post by webfork » Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:22 am

I also might start looking at Windows emulators for Android in the next year or two: there's already work on WINE emulators for Android but the line between the operating systems is blurring a little.

Related thread: Microsoft's Android emulator http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/ ... hp?p=75796

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Re: Portable android emulator

#9 Post by webfork » Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:31 am

copc wrote:android-x86.org
This is sort of old news now but just a note that "ConsoleOS" is a great example of both a poor kickstarter project and an Android emulator to avoid. It's the only offshoot of android-x86.org that the devs are openly hostile towards and evidently would provide attribution or much in the way of improvements.

Here's an overview.

More here and on the ConsoleOS's painfully bad response. The project was successfully funded on Kickstarter so here's hoping it really isn't (as the Android-x86 crowd thinks) a scam.

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Re: Remix OS Player (Android emulator)

#10 Post by Midas » Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:31 am

Some info on Android emulation on (and porting to) x86 platforms:
https://androidcommunity.com/?p=288859 wrote:The Remix OS Player is based on Android Marshmallow and all the technologies and features used to make Remix OS the unique and beautiful thing that it is. The emulator is optimized for PC usage and is based on Google’s Android Studio. This means that the emulator is fast -- able to utilize the additional hardware that the PC gives. Just think of how much better it will be to play Clash Royale, or Vainglory on this.
Remix OS Player system requirements are: Windows 7 (64-bit) or newer, Core i3 (recommend i5 or i7; no support for AMD), 4GB RAM, 8GB storage (16GB recommended), BIOS enabled Virtualization Technology.

More info and downloads at http://www.jide.com/remixos-player.

For more info about Remix OS itself (x86 installable Android Marshmallow) see http://www.jide.com/remixos.
http://remix-os.sourceforge.net/ wrote:Given its lightweight size and system requirements, Remix OS for PC is well suited to be installed on a USB drive (8GB+) and used as a portable workspace securely containing the user’s documents and apps. This particular use case has significant advantages for users within emerging markets where shared PCs are more common.


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Re: Portable Android emulator

#11 Post by webfork » Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:04 pm

So a PA thread pointed to a possible no-install Android emulator https://portableapps.com/node/54473

Android Studio unfortunately the download is an entire gigabyte (999 megs), which is a little more than I want to mess with. Especially without a Torrent link. The likelihood that this is portable is fairly low, but maybe someone's feeling adventurous.

https://developer.android.com/studio/#downloads

EDIT:

I went ahead and downloaded the whole suite. Not portable (writes to user\.AndroidStudio3.2 among others) and not exactly an emulator.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_Studio

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Re: BlissOS

#12 Post by Midas » Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:54 am

BlissOS is also not an emulator but an Android distro for PCs like Android-x86... it is runable off a USB drive with Rufus, though.
This is Bliss for your x86-based devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets, maker boards and a lot more. These builds are compatible with PCs, MacBooks and Chromebooks equipped with CPUs from Intel and AMD, and GPUs from Intel, AMD, or Nvidia. Supports both BIOS/CSM and UEFI boot.


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