BlueStacks is one of the best and the most popular android emulator. It gives you almost same experience which you feel with your real Android device. You can run Android apps, play games, test your apps and much more with BlueStacks App Player. But even with good features, it also has some downsides like you have to download sponsored apps regularly or have to pay 2$ /month.

In some cases for few users, it also slows down their PC when it is running. Slow down issue is not something new, virtualization platforms do require lots of resources from your PC accepts for some few emulators.

That is why we have shared Top 5 Best Rival Android Emulators To BlueStacks. We can even list more than 20 Android emulators but we have only listed best-handpicked alternatives. So, let’s get on the list:

1. GenyMotion

GenyMotion (Available for Mac/Ubuntu/Windows) is the best alternative to BlueStacks and also known as best Android emulators for app developers & testers, you can run all your favorite Android apps on GenyMotion. For app developers and testers it gives some advanced tools to build and test Android apps. It is compatible with Android SDK Tools and Android Studio. Genymotion virtual devices can mimic over more than 20 Android devices and you can install any Android version.

GenyMotion is free for personal use.  Create an account and Download it from here.


2. Droid4X

Droid4X comes second to our list. It is an another powerful Android emulator (more of a simulator) that likely to be built for Gamers. It supports multi-touch and can be controlled from your smartphone, taking your gaming experience to the whole new level. Droid4X simulator is Pre-Rooted, so you can perform some advanced tweaks for better gaming experience.

Droid4X is free to use.


3. Andy Android Emulator

Andy (Available for Mac/Ubuntu/Windows) also known as Andyroid or Andy OS, is the third best Android emulator rival to the BlueStacks. The best feature we like about Andy is that it integrates with your XBox and PlayStation controllers which allow you to control the games and applications running in Andy emulator. Andy also integrates with your Android smartphone and turns your Android notifications into Desktop notifications (push notification feature). The only downside of Andy is that it is resource hungry emulator which may slow down you PC.

Andy is free to use. Click here to Download.


AMIDuOS (Available only for Windows)is the fastest Android Emulator in this list. It comes preloaded with Play Store and Amazon App Store. And it can run nearly all of the Android applications available in Android app markets. AMIDuOS also allows easy files sharing between Windows and Virtual Android Device.

It is also ARM v7 compatible, so it can run most popular ARM applications as well. AMIDuOS supports 3D acceleration, so you can enjoy a superior Android gaming experience in Windows. It uses Windows OpenGL drivers for improved frame rates to support even the most graphics-intensive games.

The only downside of AMIDuOS is that it is not free to use. Click here to Download AMIDuOS with 30-days trial.



Last but not the least, KOPLAYER (Available for Mac/Windows) is the another Android emulator built specifically for the Gamers. KOPLAYER player is known for its great Android gaming experience on PC. It built on x86 Architecture, support advanced features like OpenGL and hardware acceleration.

KOPLAYER is completely free to use, Click here to download it.


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