Questions tagged [emulator]

Software that emulates (or interacts with software that emulates) a device or software system.

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Is there a faster Android emulator?

I'm playing with Android development, but the emulator is sooo... slow... It takes upwards of five minutes just to start up! I'm not interested enough in Android development to continue pursuing it ...
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Android emulator for Windows

I'm looking for an Android emulator for Windows. Requirements: gratis, with no nags or prompts Supports windows Uses android version 4.3 or higher Option to manually change the screen orientation ...
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Are there any Android apps available or in development that emulate Dragon 32 computers?

I used to love playing the old retro games on my Dragon 32 many years ago until it finally stopped working. I now have a nexus 7 and have many emulators but have not found one for my beloved Dragon. ...
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Clutter-free Android emulator for Win/Linux

I've just purchased Threema, a smartphone messenger that respects privacy, to run through an Android emulator on my computer. I thought that choosing an Android emulator should be easy, but, so far, I ...
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Is there an app that runs Java (.jar) files on Android?

I would like to run a .jar file on my Samsung Galaxy S5. I expect that it requires an app, but I can't find such app anywhere. What app would be great to emulate .jar files, preferably without .jar ...
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iOS Emulator for Windows

I'm looking for an iOS emulator for Windows. I would like this software to meet the following requirements: Works on Windows 10 Emulates latest iOS (Currently, 9) Runs iOS apps Emulates an iPad ...
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Software to emulate a slow network connection

Our developers typically run and test code for a 3 tier architecture on their machines prior to sending this over to be tested. If there are lots of cross-tier calls, those often aren't picked up ...
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Cell phone emulation to capture screen action?

I need to create a tutorial about using a Samsung S2 / S3 / S4 application. Is there any simulator that I can run on my computer, so that I can use some screen capture software to create the tutorial ...
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What Android emulators for Windows enable a webcam to be used as a front camera?

At the moment I'm using Bluestacks to run Android apps, but it doesn't have the ability to emulate the front camera using a webcam. Are there Windows Android emulators which can do this?
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Software to run whatsapp (or similar) on a pc (win xp) without a smartphone, google account or chrome?

How can I run Whatsapp (or similar) on a PC (Win XP) without a smartphone, Google account or Chrome? I have got an ordinary phone and could use it for verification purposes (e.g. if necessary I could ...
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x86 emulator in JavaScript to run Linux, Windows or DOS

I'm looking for an open-source PC/x86 emulator which I can run in a web browser using JavaScript so I can run Linux, Windows or DOS. Preferably with network support.
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Android Emulator that can run on the background and (possibly) show notifications

My smartphone is dead, so while I ponder on the new one I would like to keep up with Whatsapp messages. Unfortunately Whatsapp can not be run natively on my PC because there is no Windows version of ...
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Emulator for Game Boy that supports shortcut key to combo or special attack

I want to play Sailor Moon for Nintendo Game Boy, but I don't have a real Game Boy. Because the characters in Sailor Moon game have some special moves and I remembered that it was hard to do it, ...
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Free android emulator for Windows that's lightweight and without any virtual box

Is there a simple lightweight (eats little RAM, takes little HD space) Windows desktop application that I can use, that runs just like an Android phone? Related questions: 1, 2.
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Tool to run a not-so-old PC game on Windows 10?

There is an old PC game called SubTerra( SubTerra game link ). It used to run perfectly on Windows XP but fails to do so in Windows 10. Compatibility troubleshooter also didn’t help. DOSbox cannot ...
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Easily convert an Android app to Windows Phone

I maintain a Android app. It does not use any framework, 100% pure native Android (Java, with the Android SDK. No HTML5, no cross-platform layer such as MonoTouch/Titanium/etc). It does not use any ...
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Is there an emulator for the original Xbox?

Is there an emulator for the very first Xbox? Been looking through links for emulators on Google but it seems like those ones lead to really fishy sites that are cited by NeoGAF as fake or they just ...
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Running Android apps on iOS

I am looking for an iOS program than can allow to run Android applications on iOS 7.1. If possible, free and no need to jailbreak.
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How can I upload images from pc to mobile app (automated)

I wrote a Selenium script that downloads images from multiple sites, which I would like the bot to automatically upload them to ifunny app. This is an app for posting funny memes and images they do ...
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I need to emulate a specific hardware model (memory, motherboard, processor, etc.) Is there any software for this?

I'm looking for some software that allows me to emulate a certain hardware, brand memory, capacity, etc., since I have hibernating a system on a borrowed motherboard and then sold it. I do not know if ...
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C compiler for 8086 or other 16-bit target

I'm looking for a C cross-compiler and emulator for a 16-bit processor that runs under Linux. I'd prefer for the target to be 8086 with FreeDOS or on Dosemu (then finding an emulator is not a problem)....
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USB Camera Emulation for Windows 8

I develop a program accessing a USB camera using Windows 8. Unfortunately, my development PC has no camera. Is there a (free) software that emulates an USB camera? For sure there are many solutions ...
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Run console games on PC [closed]

Recently, i saw that Ubisoft will be releasing Assassin’s Creed 5 Unity only for consoles. It upset me a lot since I only have a PC and it the best platform for gaming. Is there a way to run out ...
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Snapchat on computer or alternative [closed]

there is a good alternative to Snapchat for pc? I searched on the Google and I found bluestacks emulator for android applications. I think this emulator wants good requirements for run properly on the ...
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Emulator for Digi-Comp I

I'm looking for an emulator for Digi-Comp I. I can't find one. All I've found is this Turing train thing. Any Help? I'm trying to see if I can recreate the classic toy.
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Creating and administering many virtual machines locally

I need some sort of software that will allow me to create a few virtual machines in which I can install and run arbitrary software (e.g. nginx) and be able to run arbitrary commands (e.g. strace) in ...
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Best setup to follow an old book on assembly programming?

I have an old book on assembly programming called "IBM PC & XT Assembly Language: A Guide for Programmers", written by Leo J. Scanlon. It's really interesting and I've already learned a lot about ...
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Is there a snapchat emulator for PC?

My friends are begging me to get snapchat. My IOS operating system is too bad, and my phone is a 3G so I can't upgrade it. Is there a snapchat emulator for Windows? Similar question: Snapchat on ...
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Sega Genesis MegaDrive \ 32X emulator with GUI for ROM selection and management

I've tried the Gens32 and Kega Fusion emulators but their user interface is too simple for my expectations, I would like to have a Sega Genesis emulator with personalization and rom management ...
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Xbox360 Multi-Platform Emulator

I'm looking for a free/paid Emulator for older than PSX consoles. I have no issue with building it myself as long as it does not involve autotools. It can be from the Xbox360 Gold Live Marketplace.
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DOS emulator for Android devices

I'm looking for a DOS emulator for Android devices that enables us to run the DOS operating system. Paid or Free which supports configuring the controls, playing DOS video games with enriched ...
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Nintendo DS emulator for Mac with more than 2x speed?

I am currently using DeSmuME, and it can only be sped up to 2x. Is there any DS emulator for Mac that can do faster than 2x? My hardware can handle it.
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ESP32 emulator for use when coding in C/C++

A friend who wants to get into ESP32 just asked me if there is an emulator. This had never even occurred to me, as they are so cheap, that I just keep buying them by the handful. However, I can see ...
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a software similar to ExaGear( linux Raspberry pi 4 raspbian)

everyone thanks for taking the time and looking at my question. first off I wanna explain what a problem I'm having then what I'm searching for. The Problem/Usage I'm trying to run a FiveM or ...
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Need to use only the emulator of android studio, so i don't need to load any projects

i need to use only the emulator without loading any project or other things. Is there a way maybe a terminal command to run it without opening Android studio and load a project. I'm using ubuntu
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Dot Matrix Printer (Epson FX 1) Emulation C#

I've a old(er) battery analyzer, a CASP 2500. It has a DB25 connector on the back of it. I'm using a DB25-DB9 converter to connect it to the COM1/Serial Port of my computer. I've modified some C# ...
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kernel emulator i386 for kali linux for learning kernel development

I would like to get started with kernel development and was told that I need a kernel emulator. The problem is that I have only one system, and that is Kali. How do I install a kernel emulator on ...
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Emulate how EPUBs would look on Nook devices

I am looking for a tool, preferably to use on Windows PC, to emulate how EPUBs would look on Nook devices. There is a similar program I've used for Kindle, but I haven't been able to find anything ...
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Interacting with android app running on emulator

I just bought a little robot, maybe you've heard about it, it's Cozmo. I would like to run a python app on it when I plug it into my raspbery. First I have to activate SDK mode. To do this, my ...
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Running Windows 10 on Mac. Parallels, Fusion or VirtualBox?

Some of my daughter's university course require Windows-only software. Statgraphics Centurion in this case, but there will be others later. In all cases, I expect to have to get a Windows license. ...
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Forcing USB device to install outdated drivers

I've got two old dance pads lying around here which should work on windows XP, but don't in windows 10. They're not even recognised. I was wondering if any of you knew of some software that can ...
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Software to simulate ASIC chip logic

Which software can be used to emulate a ASIC's gate-arrays (matrix of transistors?) in order to test predefined logic cells and custom interconnections before ordering a final device? Either on PC or ...
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Working resident monitor source code from the sixties

I teach operating systems and I talked about resident monitors in the sixties, but it would be nice to move from theory to peeking into a factual source code that even runs on an emulator. As I ...
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Android emulators with the best performance for Windows (with multitouch support)?

Which android emulators out there have the best, smoothest performance and have multitouch support without needing an external touch device as a joystick?
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run android apps (apps for the dalvik JVM) on J2ME

This question is an extension of this question. Since I couldn’t be able to find something for the bluetooth standard on android, the idea is to be able to run android apps on my phone so I would be ...
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Emulator - Run Android Tinder app on Windows

I'm tired of having to use my phone to browse Tinder. Are there any recommendations for emulators that allow someone to run the Android app on Windows? I don't want to dual boot my machine.
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Virtual Machine and/or emulator for Android

I'd prefer something that's complete and will run arbitrary android apps in the same environment as an actual device, in return for whatever additional resource requirements the VM consumes. Or an ...
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Emulator for running PlayStation 2 games or images

I tested a few emulators for running PlayStation 2 games on PC, but all of those I tried (PCSX2, and some more which I can’t remember) either: Had bad performance (running slow) or did not run some ...
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Emulator to run an application as if its on a different CPU

Can anyone recommend an emulator (ideally open source and available for Debian 9 or RHEL7) which would allow me to run a program as if it is running on a slightly different CPU? I typically use ...
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Android app emulator for Mac to run popular games

I'm looking for Android app emulator for macOS which can support popular games. So far I've tested BlueStacks, but for example King of Avalon game didn't work well, because the emulator was crashing ...