Run Android in Windows like it was any other application
- Uses Android 4.0.4
- Useful for learning about Android
- Run Android natively in Windows
- No Audio
- Apps have to be installed manually
Windroy (WindowsAndroid) is a project that combines the functions of YouWave and
Android 4.0.3 is the version that currently runs in WindowsAndroid. It's quick to start, and offers you a basic Android experience, which has some drawbacks.
In WindowsAndroid, you won't find Google Play, the Android's app store. To run applications, you have to download the APK file, and put it the SocketeQ\windowsandroid_root\system\ folder.
WindowsAndroid also lacks audio at the moment, and the web browser is unstable. However, it is a new project, and these problems should be ironed out as it develops. It's also a neat way to discover the ins and outs of Android.
WindowsAndroid is still very young. It's a promising project to get Android running in Windows, but at the moment its far from perfect.