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Android Apps Made Executable on Windows Through BlueStacks

BlueStacks has dished out the alpha version of a new application that can run all Android apps right on users’ Windows powered tablet computers or PCs, the company announced on a proud note.

According to analysts, the app, which has been already made available for free download, will definitely open up a whole new bunch of opportunities for Android developers all around.

Also, the new offering from the company will come as a blessing for all those who do not possess an Android device, but want to have a firsthand experience of running popular apps made for the platform.

The app is a stand-alone program in its true sense, and does not require any additional efforts from the developers. All Android apps will load unmodified on the user’s Windows OS powered PC, the company announced.

The BlueStacks App Player has already managed to bag some rather encouraging feedback from a handful of device manufacturers including the likes of ViewSonic.

“The app places an Android gadget in the upper right corner of your screen. Clicking on the gadget opens a menu from which you can launch any of the preloaded Android apps, including Bloomberg News, Bubble Buster, Words Free, and Drag Racing, along with six others,” CNET (opens in new tab) reports.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.