Sunday, July 7, 2013

Genymotion - Android virtualization on PC just gets better


Genymotion is an Android emulator that virtualize Android on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X. It is created by the creator of AndroVM, Daniel Fages, the overall performance of Android virtual devices is even faster and smoother. Plus, new features like battery emulation, GPS, ADB connection are added which can be very useful for Android app developers.

Android virtual devices available in Genymotion:
  • Nexus 7 Jelly Bean - API 16 - 1280x800
  • Nexus 7 Jelly Bean with Google Apps - API 16 - 1280x800
  • Nexus S Jelly Bean - API 16 - 480x800
  • Nexus S Jelly Bean with Google Apps - API 16 - 480x800
  • Nexus One Jelly Bean - API 16 - 480x800
  • Nexus One Jelly Bean with Google Apps - API 16 - 480x800
  • Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean - API 16 - 720x1280
  • Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean with Google Apps - API 16 - 720x1280
  • 10.1" WXGA Tablet Jelly Bean - API 16 - 1280x800
  • 10.1" WXGA Tablet Jelly Bean with Google Apps - API 16 - 1280x800
  • 7.0" WSVGA Tablet Jelly Bean - API 16 - 1024x600
  • 7.0" WSVGA Tablet Jelly Bean with Google Apps - API 16 - 1024x600

Steps

  1. To download Genymotion, please sign up and login to Genymotion.
  2. Click Download Genymotion.
  3. Click Windows 32/64 bits (with VirtualBox) to download. If you already have Oracle VirtualBox installed, choose Windows 32/64 bits to download. Genymotion for other platforms are available for Linux 32 bits, Linux 64 bits, and Mac OS X 64 bits.
  4. Install and run Genymotion.
  5. Click on Add button.
  6. Genymotion Player
  7. Fill up your genymotion username and password to connect.
  8. Genymotion Credentials Login
  9. Select an Android virtual devices, click Add button then click Next.
  10. Genymotion Android VM Properties
  11. Wait for the download to complete, and then click Next button.
  12. Genymotion Android VM Download
  13. Name your new virtual device, then click Create and click Finish button.
  14. Genymotion - Nexus One Jelly Bean Name
  15. Click Close button to come back to the main window.
  16. Select your Android virtual device and click Play button.
  17. Genymotion
  18. Configure path to your Android SDK for ADB connection. You may configure it later anytime in Menu > Settings.
  19. Genymotion ADB connection
  20. Done. Explore and enjoy.
  21. Genymotion - Nexus One Jelly Bean

1 comment:

  1. Nice I will try this later. I have :)

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