Android is a popular platform, and there are so many Android developers out there. Available as an open-source application, this utility seems to be the ultimate solution for Android developers based on x86 platforms. The initial purpose of this software app was to save up different patches for android x86 from an open-source community. Some people think this software merely an Android BSP of generic x86 platforms. However, this software tends to offer much more services than you may think. The community behind the development of this software grows every day, and as such, new features are being integrated into the software.
Actually, this program is an unofficial initiative to make sure that Google’s Android mobile OS runs on different devices powered by Intel x86 and AMD processors, instead of RISC-based ARM chips. This program is based on modified AOSP – Android Open Source Project. Furthermore, this software supports OpenGL ES hardware acceleration via Mesa on specific GPUs such as Intel GMA, Nvidia’s chipsets (Nouveau), AMD’s Radeon, VMware (vmwgfx), and QEMU (virgl). There are quite a lot of things to do with this software. However, it is purely meant for advanced PC users and Android developers.
Android-x86 is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in others programming category and is available to all software users as a free download.