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Genymotion: Fast, Easy To Use Android (x86) Emulator With OpenGL Hardware Acceleration Support

Genymotion is a fast Android emulator which comes with pre-configured Android (x86 with OpenGL hardware acceleration) images, great for application testing. The project has evolved from the old AndroidVM and compared to it, Genymotion comes with a new player design, installer and more.According to its developers, “the product is aimed at replacing the Android Emulator from Google not only for Android developers but also for people making Android apps demonstrations”.Genymotion (currently in beta) is available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X and requires VirtualBox. The virtual images code is open source (available HERE) however, the software that runs on the host (the “player”) is not, but it is free to use. In the future, Genymotion will continue to have a free to use version with many advanced features but there will also be paid versions, “mainly for large companies needing collaboration on Genymotion”.Genymotion features:Easily download and run pre-configured virtual images: Android 4.1.1 – API level 16 (with x86 support): Nexus 7 Jelly Bean, Nexus S Jelly Bean, Nexus One Jelly Bean, 10.1”, WXGA Tablet Jelly Bean, 7.0” and WSVGA Tablet Jelly Bean, all with or without Google Apps (Play Store, etc.);Networking: Ethernet (emulates WiFi connection);GPS (with configurable coordinates) and

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