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Mastering Android Studio 3 by Kyle Mew

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Alternative emulators

One of the very best alternative emulators is probably Genymotion. This unfortunately is not free and is not as up-to-date as the native AVDs but it is fast and supports drag-and-drop file installation and mobile network functionality. It can be found at:

www.genymotion.com

Another fast and easy to use emulator is Manymo. This is is a browser-based emulator and its primary purpose is to test web apps, but it works perfectly well for mobile apps. It too is not free but it does have a wide selection of ready-made form factors. It can be found at:

www.manymo.com

In a very similar vein there is Appetize, which is located at:

appetize.io

There are a growing number of such emulators but those mentioned above are probably the ...

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