Android Example How to Install Android 8 on Virtualbox


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I found a Youtube video showing you how to install Android 8.0 on a Virtualbox.
This gives you Android running on a desktop (virtual) machine, and it is all free!
(I knew you'd like the "free" part)

Why would you want to do this? Well, you can now distribute your Android apps to people who don't even have smart phones! This opens up a whole new group of users for your B4A apps. Now you've got Android on the Desktop. If you need a larger screen for your Android app, well grab a PC and install Android on it. You can have your B4A apps running on a 24" monitor. This would be great for doing presentations or it may eliminate the need to write a B4J application if you need a desktop solution as well as a B4A solution.

Maybe it's just me, but I think the whole concept of running Android on a Desktop is mind blowing.


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It seems they both use VirtualBox..


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