Xamarin Android Player


Rapidly demo and test app build. Xamarin Android Player has deep integration with Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio and a native user interface on both Mac & Windows. Running Android on an x86 virtual machine using hardware accelerated virtualization and OpenGL, Xamarin Android Player is significantly faster than the stock Android Emulator. Xamarin Android Player runs with Visual Studio, Xamarin Studio and any other application compatible with ADB.

Xamarin Android Player helps simulate, debug, demo or run Android apps in a fast and hassle-free environment. Xamarin Android Player has deep integration with Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio and a native user interface on both Mac & Windows. Running Android on an x86 virtual machine using hardware accelerated virtualization and OpenGL, Xamarin Android Player is significantly faster than the stock Android Emulator.

The program lies within Development Tools, more precisely Debugging Tools. Our antivirus check shows that this download is clean. This free program was originally created by Xamarin.

Xamarin Android Player runs with Visual Studio, Xamarin Studio and any other application compatible with ADB.

Xamarin Android Player (AndroidPlayer.exe). Xamarin Android Player helps simulate, debug, demo or run Android apps in a fast and hassle-free environment.


Latest Version

0.6.5

Released: November 4th, 2015

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New Features

  • VirtualBox updated to 5.0.4.
  • Android M preview images.

Fixed

  • Fixes related to ADB shell escaping changes that prevented devices from launching in XS/VS correctly.
  • Setting longitude and bearing now works as expected (0.5.5 regression).
  • [Mac] UI fixes in the preparation of El Capitan.
  • [Win] Catch exception when failing to find suitable adb binary.
  • [Mac] XAP no longer downloads 101% of updates.
  • [Win] If an instance of adb is already running, use that.
  • Prevent device deletion resulting in inaccessible VMs.
  • VMs being inaccessible could crash the device manager.
  • Battery having a fixed value of 0 on some machines.

v0.6.1

Released: September 22nd, 2015


New Features

  • VirtualBox updated to 5.0.4.

Fixed

  • Fixes related to adb shell escaping changes that prevented devices from launching in XS/VS correctly.
  • Changing longitude no longer changes latitude instead (0.5.5 regression).
  • [Mac] UI fixes in the preparation of El Capitan.
  • [Win] Catch exception when failing to find suitable adb binary.
  • [Mac] XAP no longer downloads 101% of updates.
  • [Win] If an instance of adb is already running, use that.

v0.5.6

Fixed:

  • [Win] Add the full path to powershell.exe for systems that don’t have it on PATH.
  • [Win] Windows 10 host-only network creation.
  • UTC and TimeZone will now mirror the host on boot.
  • Calls to VBoxManage now make use of device UUIDs instead of names.
  • [Mac] Reduce delay of IPC between the device manager and player instances.
  • [Win] Fix InvalidOperationException when resizing before OpenGL has been initialized.
  • Starting and stopping of devices is a lot less error prone.
  • Failure to get/set/clear device IP no longer throws an exception.
  • [Win] Pop-up message when a player instance is already running.
  • Devices are now created with the number of cores
  • [Win] Logs moved to AppData.
  • [Mac] Hide Clear button when the textbox is empty.
  • [Mac] Add count to device list headers.
  • GPS values now persist on device power off.
  • [Mac] Hide Installed Devices header when section empty.
  • [Win] Check vboxdrv state at startup.
  • [Mac] Repeated firewall acceptance request during player launch.
  • [Mac] Enable cancel button in device creation dialog.
  • [Win] Fix bug where no GL was displayed after restoring from minimized.

v0.4.4

New Features

  • Only requires downloading each API level once to install different devices
  • Multiple new device form factors supported
  • Log gathering tool for bug reporting
  • VirtualBox updated to 4.3.28

Fixed

  • XAP is now compatible with installed versions of VirtualBox 5.0
  • Prevent invalid device names
  • No alert when device name is duplicated
  • Certain non-US keyboard characters were unsupported
  • Support character input using Alt key
  • Visual issues on rotation when maximized
  • Inverted touch input when rotated anti-clockwise on OS X
  • Inverted touch input when closed and relaunched in landscape mode
  • Prevent rotation before device is ready
  • Ensure orientation is correct on startup
  • Support for UNC paths
  • No devices are shown when disk space is low
  • Fall to GetDiskFreeSpaceEx if DriveInfo fails
  • Screenshots saved to incorrect location on localized versions of Windows
  • “Do not display” option for Hyper-V warning
  • Unsupported CodePage error on zip extraction
  • Support touch scrolling in the device manager on touchscreen devices
  • Screenshot typo
  • Windows graphical improvements
  • Prevent failed single instance loading of device manager
  • Lollipop devices fail to load if Hyper-V is enabled
  • Updated launcher in Lollipop devices
  • Display on screen keyboard in Lollipop devices by default
  • Prevent repeated “Optimizing applications” process in Lollipop devices
  • Use snapshots for factory reset on OSX
  • DPI values were incorrect for some devices
  • Improvements to host-only network setup
  • Prevent crash and alert user if VirtualBox is not installed or inaccessible
  • Cleanup and refactoring
  • Threads without IsBackground set to true preventing application exit
  • Installing multiple devices simultaneously could result in only one being added to installeddevices.json
  • Adapter mask explicitly set to 255.255.255.0

v0.4.3

Features

  • VT-x & AMD-V hardware accelerated virtualization
  • OpenGL ES 2.0
  • Android Lollipop 5.1.0 (API 22)
  • Android KitKat 4.4.2 (API 19)
  • Android Jellybean 4.4.1 (API 16)
  • Battery & GPS settings simulation
  • Screenshot function
  • Drag & drop apk installation
  • Device auto-connects with adb
  • Native user interface on both Windows and Mac
  • Error diagnostic tool

Known Issues

Windows:

  • Cannot be run inside most Virtual Machines, or over RDP
  • Camera not supported
  • With certain video cards, suspending and resuming PC or changing monitor configuration may crash the Player

Mac:

  • Cannot be run inside most Virtual Machines, or over RDP
  • Camera not supported

v0.2.5

Features

  • VT-x & AMD-V hardware accelerated virtualization
  • OpenGL ES 2.0
  • Android Lollipop 5.1.0 (API 21)
  • Android KitKat 4.4.2 (API 19)
  • Android Jellybean 4.4.1 (API 16)
  • Battery & GPS settings simulation
  • Screenshot function
  • Drag & drop apk installation
  • Device auto-connects with adb
  • Native user interfaces on both Windows and Mac

Known Issues

Windows

  • Cannot be run inside most Virtual Machines, or over RDP
  • Camera not supported
  • Landscape screenshots are saved in portrait
  • With certain video cards, suspending and resuming PC or changing monitor configuration may crash the Player
  • Can currently only be run by the user who installed it

Mac

  • Cannot be run inside most Virtual Machines, or over RDP
  • Camera not supported
  • Landscape screenshots are saved in portrait
  • Can only be run by the user who installed it

Source: https://developer.xamarin.com/releases/android/android-player/


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