www. O S N E W S .com
News Features Interviews
BlogContact Editorials

Android emulator: AMD processor and Hyper-V support
By Thom Holwerda on 2018-07-09 18:36:54

Making the Android Emulator faster is one of the top priorities for the Android Studio team. Over the last few releases, we have launched quick boot & emulator snapshots for quickly starting and resuming emulator sessions in under 2 seconds. Up until now, our emulator experience has almost universally worked on macOS and Linux computers. But for users of Microsoft Windows or the Microsoft Hyper-V platform, our hardware accelerated speed enhancements for the Android Emulator only worked with computers with Intel processors. Support for AMD processors and Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor are two long-standing user requests from the Android developer community that we are happy to address with this Android Emulator update.

Welcome addition with the recent popularity of AMD Zen-based processors.

2  Comments - Printer friendly - Related stories
Recent related stories
- Leaving Apple and Google: /e/ first beta is here - 2018-09-15
- Android 9 Pie, thoroughly reviewed - 2018-09-13
- Qualcomm finally has a new chip for Android smartwatches - 2018-09-10
- Note 5, S6 edge+ will not get monthly security updates - 2018-09-05
- Google is revamping the Wear OS smartwatch user interface - 2018-08-29
- More related articles
 

Tell a friend
Your full name:
Your email address:
Your friend's email:
Anti-spam measure:
5+2=

News Features Interviews
BlogContact Editorials


WAP site - RSS feed
© OSNews LLC 1997-2007. All Rights Reserved.
The readers' comments are owned and a responsibility of whoever posted them.
Prefer the desktop version of OSNews?