Windows is ubiquitous on the PC, but on smartphones it is Android which predominates. The majority of users will find switching between different operating system, depending on their devices.
We’re going to show you two techniques to work around this problem, the use of emulators and virtualization software.
Use apps and Android games on Windows.
Thanks to the free emulator BlueStacks, you can use your apps and games Android favorite on your PC. To do this, sign up by logging in to your Google account, then download the application on your PC.
This emulator is very convenient because it incorporates the Google Play Store.
Please be aware, however, that the games may not show much, since they have a specific resolution to mobile devices.
In addition, if your PC screen is not touch, you can not zoom in or zoom out..
YouWave and KoPlayer are two other emulators free that are worth visiting.
KoPlayer is more intended for players, make sure that your graphics card is compatible with OpenGL 2.0 for better rendering 2D and 3D.
Use of Windows programs on Android.
To use Windows programs on an Android smartphone or tablet, you need a virtualization software.
This will simulate your operating system, allowing you to control your PC from your smartphone.
Access, him, will be done via a Wi‑Fi or 4G, it should be powerful enough for better remote usage.
Finally, your PC must stay turned on, so think to disable the Standby option.
To accomplish this, we offer you the free app Microsoft Remote Desktop.
Before you install it on your Android, you should know that it is only compatible with Windows 8 (Pro and Enterprise) and Windows 10 Pro. Unfortunately, the application is not adapted to the editions Family.
(Settings → System → remote Desktop)
Alternatively, you can use the free emulator CrossOver (in English) from Codeweavers. It allows to run Windows programs under Android, only devices with a x86 processor.
For optimal use, prefer a tablet to a smartphone.