How to Run Android Apps and Games on Windows PC using Windroy

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Now all Windows users can run Android Apps and Games on their PC for free by using Windroye. This software is designed to provide all the features of Android 4.4.2 Kitkat right on your Windows PC.

This software is developed by a company named Beijing Windroy Technology Co. which was established in 2013. This project aims at running Android natively on Windows without emulation. This software is very user friendly and supports all the features of Android OS. This software supports multiple resolutions and user interface is just like Android. This software supports Keyboard and Mouse as input device and doesn’t need a touchscreen input to use it. Windroye works on a virtual machine and has better app compatibility as compared to other emulators. Windroye also allows users to use their Android device as wireless remote or joystick for enhanced experience. If the users use their Android phones as remote for Windroye then the desktop application can use the touchscreen and sensors of the Android device for for game-play and other tasks. It allows seamless file transfer between Windroye emulator and Windows. And best thing is that its pre-rooted so you can install root apps as well. Thus Windroye may be considered as one of the best Android emulators.

You can also find other emulators to run Android apps on PC in the following post:
How to Run Android Games and Apps on Windows PC

Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows 7/ Windows 8/8.1 (32/64bit)
No other special system requirements.

Advantages

  • Supports 64-bit system also
  • Supports multiple resolution
  • Does not need touch input
  • Can use your Android device as input
  • Regularly updated for more compatibility to newer apps
  • Pre-rooted

Disadvantages

  • It's always in beta so some issues may exist
  • Its official site is Chinese (but can be translated into English in single click)

Download

You can download the latest version of Windroye for free from its official site:

Size: 257.7 MB (updates with newer versions)


Windroye Homescreen
Windroye - Homescreen

How to Install Windroye

  1. Just download the above file.
  2. Run the executable file thus obtained and go through the installer.
  3. After the installation run the software and experience Android on Windows.
  4. Enjoy!

How to Run Android Apps/Games in Windroye

It's very simple to install and run android apps and games in Windroye.

  1. Click on the android icon (fourth icon from left) in the bottom bar of Windroye.
  2. Browse for APK file saved on your PC and click 'Open' button to install.
  3. Then the installed App icon will be visible in the Windroye app drawer.
  4. Click on the icon to run the app.

Alternatively, you can also install apps by by dragging and dropping them in the Windroye application window.


Windroye Gameplay
Windroye - Gameplay

How to Transfer Files from Windows to Windroye's SD-Card

It also has two methods. First thing Windroye has full access to "My Documents" folder, so you can transfer files to Windroye by simply copying them to My Documents folder.

Now, how to access My Documents folder in Windroye?
Just open ES File Explorer and go to root of device by clicking back arrow in the app. Then open mnt/windows folder which resembles Windows' My Documents folder. Now you can copy files from there to your SD Card.

Alternatively, you can also transfer files to Windroye by simple Drag & Drop method. The copied files will be saved in the Download folder of Windroye's SD Card.


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  1. Not much useful

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  2. Can you run android games on windows pc using this software like clash of clans

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    1. Windroy doesn't support external games. But you can download games via its browser after installing it and then you can run the game. For running external games I will recommend you to read: How To Run Android Games And Apps On Windows PC.

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    2. Now in updated version of Windroye you can run Clash of Clans and other games smoothly.

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  3. how much this app using ram compare with bluestack? bluestack using almost 70-80% of my ram (2gb) it's killing me

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  4. its good, but you cant play portait games! :(

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    1. Games can be played in portrait mode.(you can check the screenshots given in the post)

      And sensors can be emulated through keyboard keys.(check emulator settings and guide)

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  6. what about apps like Hike and Fb , bro , do they support ?

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