Android x86

Android x86

Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google. Android-x86 is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as “patch hosting for android x86 support”. The Android-x86 team created their own code base to provide support on different x86 platforms, and set up a git server to host it. it is an open source project licensed under Apache Public License 2.0

The ISO image downloaded from Android-x86 sourceforge page.

Features are available in the latest release (Most of the following features are for hardware):

  • Kernel 3.10.40, KMS enable
  • Wifi support with GUI
  • Better disk installer
  • Power Suspend/resume (S3 mode)
  • Battery Status
  • Software mouse cursor
  • Mouse wheel
  • Support netbook native resolution
  • Audio (ALSA)
  • V4l2 Camera support
  • External monitor support
  • External storage auto mount support
  • Support external keyboard
  • Debug mode with busybox
  • Bluetooth
  • G-sensor

Android-x86 7.0 Nougat

  • VirtualBox (VDI) 64bit Download Size: 317MB
    SHA256: af8ff74f5f89c072d49e87e0ba7615706027b37e02b04eaab51470b3af0f879a
  • VMware (VMDK) 64bit Download Size: 310MB
    SHA256: 19a9bca1c2c553f44dcef64c3a83f26c18ed13bea9c6e7f8fdb69fca15fac7ce

Disable Mouse Integration for VirtualBox: Run virtual machine go to menu Machine > Disable Mouse Integration or simply press Right CTRL + i to enable/disable mouse integration.

Fix Blankscreen issue: Go to Settings > Display > Sleep > Select “Never time out

Important! For VMware: After setting up, go to “Virtual Machine Settings” > under “Hardware” Tab > Select “Display” > Enable “Accelerate 3D graphics”

Android-x86 6.0 Marshmallow (R3)

  • VirtualBox (VDI) 32bit Download Size: 420MB
    SHA256: 6868bd78e810fac6c9c3dec82bb8dc1d0f59b41742c19c11a832de0da67fc049
  • VirtualBox (VDI) 64bit Download Size: 526MB
    SHA256: 4937b86817e2b38f90c2f96316d46093c252a435b41be31cf179b629b0887cb7
  • VMware (VMDK) 32bit Download Size: 400MB
    SHA256: ebce73cf093816f277a631c341ca5d99c513dcf6173bc9864a09a641f81e2227
  • VMware (VMDK) 64bit Download Size: 510MB
    SHA256: 19b30aeec70e5010d8e163fee4350bf7a2ef52495c431f26a22f4c5db58990de

Disable Mouse Integration for VirtualBox: Run virtual machine go to menu Machine > Disable Mouse Integration or simply press Right CTRL + i to enable/disable mouse integration.

Fix Blankscreen issue: Go to Settings > Display > Sleep > Select “Never time out

Important! For VMware: After setting up, go to “Virtual Machine Settings” > under “Hardware” Tab > Select “Display” > Enable “Accelerate 3D graphics”

VMware images are still R1

Android-x86 5.1 (RC1)

  • VirtualBox (VDI) x86 Download Size: 386.7MB
    MD5: 41be6dd12c4f358bcaae8a74ce6ca775
  • VMware (VMDK) x86 Download Size: 380.7MB
    SHA256: 6a0023fd9b94dceb113f274e914a6468

Disable Mouse Integration for VirtualBox: Run virtual machine go to menu Machine > Disable Mouse Integration or simply press Right CTRL + i to enable/disable mouse integration.

Fix Blankscreen issue: Go to Settings > Display > Sleep > Select “Never time out

For VMware attach Hard-drive as IDE-drive.

Android-x86 4.4-r4

  • VirtualBox (VMDK) x86 Download Size: 432.5MB
    MD5: df80cd6c263ecbfa39bc34f3a732898f
  • VMware (OVF/VMDK) x86 Download Size: 598.5MB
    MD5: d22cdb71cad98d82cb8cf7f86637ec5d

Disable Mouse Integration for VirtualBox: Run virtual machine go to menu Machine > Disable Mouse Integration or simply press Right CTRL + i to enable/disable mouse integration.

Android x86 4.4 r2

  • VirtualBox (VDI) x86 Download Size: 363.7MB
    SHA256: F3E79357112239639DF58702BEBCCE578387625B3C9D470F45E2CC616C38C422
  • VMware (VMDK) x86 Download Size: 353.4MB
    SHA256: C92C00AF4F6B7954F467881B85DEE1EC4F57D89A280FB9E3F4044E4A62E98729

Disable Mouse Integration for VirtualBox: Run virtual machine go to menu Machine > Disable Mouse Integration or simply press Right CTRL + i to enable/disable mouse integration.

Fix Blankscreen issue: Go to Settings > Display > Sleep > Select “Never time out

For VMware attach Hard-drive as Sata-drive.

Android x86 4.4 r1

  • VirtualBox (VDI) 32bit Download Size: 308.9MB
    SHA256: 9CD97D9B1A6043A6F71270CFEC814C14DC02AC81A0567806CCCD64C4D4549128

Disable Mouse Integration for VirtualBox: Run virtual machine go to menu Machine > Disable Mouse Integration or simply press Right CTRL + i to enable/disable mouse integration.

Fix Blankscreen issue: Go to Settings > Display > Sleep > Select “Never time out