Now a day’s when we heard word Apple we directly think about Macbook, iPhone, iPad, iMac and some time Steve Jobs other than fruit…! Yeah you heard right,it is normal,As you know Macintosh is popularly known as Mac OS X which is designed by Apple for there hardware devices such as iMac and Macbook.This platform quite popular with its awesome user-interface, and great features but wouldn’t it be more awesome and legendary if we are able to run Android on Mac os.? like Whatsapp on mac os, yes its possible by these unique Android Emulators , so let’s have a look on these 3 best Android Emulator for Mac OS’s
Bluestacks AppPlayer is the Best Android Emulator available because it uses the unique “LayerCake” technology which allows android OS apps to be emulated and run without requiring an external Virtual Desktop App Also it contains inbuilt search manager which allows you to install any apk within itself.The .apk files can be installed into Bluestacks from guest OS [Mac OS] itself, simply by double-clicking, as well as the apps can be launched directly from the MAC dashboard.And more important Push Notifications of app installed in Bluestacks are pushed directly to the host OS, hence you can use chat applications like whatsapp and the MAC Os simultaneously and smoothly!
Genymotion is unlike other Android Emulators it allows us to change the type of android device as well as android version we are using….!This is a great feature and allows us to select a particular device as well as particular Android version which we want to emulate.It also supports configuring the amount of resources e.g RAM ,harddisk to be allocated to the Android device is possible! Great feature if your are limited on hardware resources.Directly supports networking through ethernet /Wi-Fi , emulates your connected connection directly so you can use internet directly in your emulated android.
Xamarin Android Player for MAC
Xamarin is yet another android emulator with variety of devices supported, it supports OpenGL, and virtualizes a device instead of emulating it. This Virtualization increases speed of the emulator to a great extent…!The Configuration/installation instructions for Xamarin
on Mac OS can be found here