How to run Android apps in Windows with a Virtual Machine

Android and windows have different designs and they are two different operating systems. The systems are designed in such a manner that one won’t normally work on the other. To use one system on the other you need to set up a VM (Virtual Machine) on your Windows PC. The setting up of VM is not an easy task, it requires patience and time.


Reason could be many to run an Android emulator on your PC. Most of the time people run the Android emulator to test the OS before buying any new Smartphone or tablet. This emulator can help you reuse your old laptop or Windows tablet which is easier to use than Linux and you can use messaging app while you’re working. You can even play Clash of Clans, once you run the emulator.

For Windows PC you need Amiduos, which is an Android emulator for Windows that lets you use all the android application on your Window PC. It is an amazing system that provides a complete Android environment; you can enjoy mouse, keyboard, and audio support. This emulator can also run on the tablet. With this system you can influence the gyroscope, accelerometer, cameras, microphone, and other features.

Once you run Amiduos it provides Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), and soon the system will able to provide an upgrade version and that is 5.0 (Lollipop). The installation will take a little time and the process is simple just a little tricky.

Installation process of AMIDuOS on your PC

Step 1: first you need to find out correct AMIDuOS build for your PC (32 or 64 bit) and then download it.

Step 2: once the downloading is finished, and then double click the duos-arch-x.x.x.msi file to start the installation. For successful installation, you require an internet connection.

Step 3: right after the installation is complete, open the DuOS from the Start menu.

Step 4: this will boot up DuOS, and now you can activate your free 30 day trial.

Step 5: now you just relax and enjoy the Android applications on your Windows PC.

Installation process of Google Apps and Services on AMIDuOS

Step1: start with downloading the Google Apps and Services file on your window PC

Step 2: when the downloading is finished, then right-click on the file and select “Apply to DuOS.”

Step 3: right click will apply the update and reboot in DuOS.

Step 4: once the system is rebooted, open Google Play and enter your profile.

Step 5: now your system is ready to download your favorite Android apps from Google Play.

To install AMIDuOS in your window PC, you need to have mentioned System specs

  • The process should be x86
  • The Window version should be 32 or 64-bit Windows 7/8/8.1
  • You need to have OpenGL 3.0 and above
  • Your PC system BIOS should have a Hardware Virtualization Technology for easy installation
  • The PC system should have Minimum 2GB RAM; 3GB RAM would provide you better performance.
  • You need to have Minimum 2GB of hard disk free space to run AMIDuOS in the system.

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