Jide releases Remix OS Player
Jid has released a virtual system that is based on Android Marshmallow that runs within Windows. This is great for those that want to test out the operating system before loading bootloaders to their hard drives. The installation is pretty straight forward, download Remix OS Player here.
The Remix OS Player is first available for Windows PCs while the company says Mac support will be coming in the future. The Remix OS Player requires Windows 7 (64-bit) or higher versions to run, and recommended system requirements are a Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 8GB of available storage – though 16GB is recommended.
Users will only need to download an .exe file to run Remix OS from the PC. Remix OS Player is based on Google’s own Android Studio. The company says it will further let Android developers optimise their apps for the Android PC or Chrome OS ecosystem because of its mouse and multiple window support.
The emulator can run on desktop as a window pane and features option to resize window, taskbar interface, and also offers access to the Google Play – unlike some of the hardware Jide offers. The emulator features a key mapping tool that allows Android games with touch control option to be played more effectively with keyboard and mouse.
Jide recommends users have at least a Core i3 processor and 4GB of memory to run this, though more power is going to give you a way better experience. Still, the only real way to see how it works is to fire this up, so go ahead and give it a spin. Let us know which games work for you, okay?
While this is completely free software, expect to get a few ad boxes here and there.