Alternatives to the Android Emulator

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Jim McKeeth,, has blogged about ways to set up the standard Android Emulator, "8 Tips to Speed Up Your Android ARM Emulator (AVD)". The good news is there are other Android Emulators appearing that show better performance than the default emulator. Here are a couple of options along with the links to Jim's blog posts about using the Android emulator, or an alternative, using Delphi XE5.

Alternative Android Emulators

Jim McKeeth's blog posts about the default Android emulator

  • 8 Tips to Speed Up Your Android ARM Emulator (AVD) -

  • Debugging Against a Remote Android Emulator -

  • Wireless Android Debugging with Delphi xE5 -

If you are using other alternatives to the standard Android emulator post comments to this blog post. If you have additional performance settings or advice for the standard Android emulator also post a comment.

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