April 8, 2015

Run Android Apps on your Mac or PC

Do you have Chrome on your Mac or PC? Then you can run android apps on your Mac or PC.
Google has come up with App Runtime for Chrome (ARC).

Pre-requisites:
  • You need Chrome browser for sure to start with it
  • apk file of the app  you wanted to install 

Procedure:

      Below is the procedure to setup and install the apk file.
  • Install the "ARC Welder" extension on the chrome. Click here to install it.
  • After installation is done, you can see an icon with the label ARC Welder on the chrome apps tray 

  • Click on the icon. A new window will be opened as shown below

  • Click on "Add your APK" and choose the path of your apk file
  • It will show the window like below

  • Choose the orientation, form factor and click on the button LaunchApp
  • Now the app will be launched in a new window
  • You can also download the chrome package for the app by clicking the button DownloadZip on the above screen

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