Windroy, Completely free with no restrictions, is Android running with Windows kernel! It does not run by a simulator (such as Virtual Box), it’s on real machine, so it’s fast! It keeps full Android capabilities. You can run all Android apps, including 3D games!
Windroy is a full porting of Android to MS Windows, with the goal to extend Android’s application scope. Here is a snapshot of Android’s home screen, when running as a Windows’ native application. Full porting keep Android’s all originalities, from UI to Dalvik virtual machine. High performance make use of Windows OS and hardware performance leverage, such as graphics hardware acceleration and high performance media codec.
In order to install applications with Windroy, you should have access to the actual APK files since this “device” is not a real phone and thus does not come with the official Google Play app.
- current ported Android version is 4.0.3r1, new version is being developed
- can run on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
- has exactly the same user experience with the original Android
- 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
- supports Ethernet, pppoe
Windroy is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system.