Run Android on your PC
2019-05-10: Update screenshots of Android-x86 8.1
2019-05-02: Android-x86 website is shifted from the
legacy site to Github Pages here. 2019-01-15:
The Android-x86 8.1-r1 released (the first stable release of oreo-x86). 2018-10-18:
The Android-x86 8.1-rc2 released (the second release candidate of oreo-x86). 2018-09-28: Mauro Rossi talks about
Android-x86 status update and graphics stack evolution in XDC2018. 2018-06-18:
The Android-x86 8.1-rc1 released (the first release candidate of oreo-x86). 2018-05-03:
The cm-x86-14.1-r2 is released (the second stable release of cm-14.1-x86). 2018-05-02:
The Android-x86 7.1-r2 released (the second stable release of nougat-x86). 2018-02-14:
The cm-x86-14.1-r1 is released (the first stable release of cm-14.1-x86). 2018-02-06:
The Android-x86 7.1-r1 released (the first stable release of nougat-x86). 2017-11-15:
The cm-x86-14.1-rc1 is released (the first release candidate of cm-14.1-x86). 2017-10-10:
The Android-x86 7.1-rc2 released (the second release candidate of nougat-x86). 2017-09-10: The
oreo-x86 branch is ready for developers. 2017-06-08:
The Android-x86 7.1-rc1 released (the first release candidate of nougat-x86). 2017-04-24:
The Android-x86 6.0-r3 released (the third stable release of marshmallow-x86). 2017-01-17:
The cm-x86-13.0-r1 is released (the first stable release of cm-13.0-x86). 2017-01-13:
The Android-x86 6.0-r2 released (the second stable release of marshmallow-x86). 2016-10-12:
Remix OS for PC version: 3.0.206 is available for download. 2016-10-04: The git hosting is
moved to OSDN. 2016-09-30:
The cm-x86-13.0-rc1 is released (the first release candidate of cm-13.0-x86). 2016-09-13:
The Android-x86 6.0-r1 released (the first stable release of marshmallow-x86). 2016-08-26: The
nougat-x86 branch is ready for developers. 2016-08-24: Google released the source code of
Android 7.0 (Nougat). 2016-08-17:
Remix OS for PC - Android M rc2 (version: 3.0.201) on Android-x86 project is available for download. 2016-08-15:
The Android-x86 6.0-rc2 released (the second release candidate of marshmallow-x86). 2016-08-11:
The Android-x86 Analytics Program is launched. 2016-07-26:
Remix OS for PC - Android M Version on Android-x86 project is available for download. 2016-07-06:
Remix OS for PC - Latest version built (version: 2.0.402) on Android-x86 project is available for download. 2016-06-08:
The Android-x86 6.0-rc1 released (the first release candidate of marshmallow-x86). 2016-04-23:
OSDN offers a download page for Android-x86. 2016-03-02:
Remix OS for PC - Beta version built on Android-x86 project is available for download. 2016-02-06:
The Android-x86 4.4-r5 released (the fifth stable release of kitkat-x86). 2016-02-05:
FossHub offers a download page for Android-x86. 2016-01-29:
An updated test image of marshmallow-x86 is available to download. 2016-01-27: The
kernel-4.4 branch is pushed to the git server. 2016-01-23:
The Android-x86 4.4-r4 released (the fourth stable release of kitkat-x86). 2016-01-13:
Remix OS for PC (Alpha version) built on Android-x86 project is available for download. 2016-01-07: The marshmallow-x86 branch is updated to Android 6.0.1_r10 release (Marshmallow-MR1).
2015-12-25: The marshmallow-x86 branch is updated to Android 6.0.1_r3 release (Marshmallow-MR1).
The "Console OS" is a scam which makes use of Android-x86 now. Please help to stop it. 2015-12-02:
A test image of marshmallow-x86 is available to download. 2015-11-28:
Android-x86.org gives a talk at OS2ATC 2015. 2015-10-13: The official git server is moved to
SourceForge. 2015-10-10: The
marshmallow-x86 branch is ready for developers. 2015-10-07:
The Android-x86 5.1-rc1 released (the first release candidate of lollipop-x86). 2015-10-06: Google released the source code of
Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). 2015-07-17:
The Android-x86 4.4-r3 released (the third stable release of kitkat-x86). 2015-04-14: The new kernel branch android-4.0 based on vanilla kernel 4.0 is ready for testing.
2015-04-07: The git server
git.android-x86.org is back. 2015-03-31:
The git server was down. We are sorry for it. 2015-03-18: The lollipop-x86 branch is updated to Android 5.1.0_r1 release (Lollipop-MR1).
The Android-x86 4.4-r2 released (the second stable release of kitkat-x86). 2014-12-25: The new kernel branch android-3.18 is available in the git server for testing.
lollipop-x86 branch is ready for developers. 2014-11-04: Google released the source code of
Android 5.0 (Lollipop). 2014-09-14:
An image for ASUS Transformer Book T100TA is released for testing. 2014-08-28: The kitkat-x86 branch is updated to Android 4.4.4_r2 release (Kitkat-MR2.2).
The Android-x86 4.4-r1 released (kitkat-x86). 2014-07-31: The installer now supports read-write mode installation on ntfs and vfat.
The Android-x86 4.4-RC2 released (kitkat-x86). 2014-04-18: Add ntfs/exfat/ext4 support to vold.
The Android-x86 4.4-RC1 released (kitkat-x86). 2013-12-17: The kitkat-x86 branch is updated to Android 4.4.2 release (kitkat-mr1).
2013-12-10: The kitkat-x86 branch is updated to Android 4.4.1 release.
2013-11-04: The kitkat-x86 branch is ready in
git.android-x86.org. It's in early stage and buggy. Call for developers. 2013-11-01: Google announced
Android 4.4, the KitKat release. 2013-07-25:
Test build 20130725 of jb-x86 based on Android 4.3 is ready for downloading. 2013-07-24: Google announced
Android 4.3. The source code is released. 2013-06-23: Android-x86 4.0-r1 is released.
2013-06-08: Joe Spencer created
a supported device list. 2013-02-28:
A new test build of jb-x86 is available for downloading. 2013-01-16: The jb-x86 source tree is ready for downloading.
Android-x86 at Google code is unbanned. Thanks to everyone who help this. 2013-01-01:
IMPORTANT!! Android-x86 was blocked by Google code 2012-12-25: Merry Christmas! The
first test release of jb-x86 is available for downloading. 2012-11-20: We begin the jb-x86 porting based on Android 4.2.
2012-07-15: Android-x86 4.0-RC2 is released.
2012-07-11: Intel contributes x86 Dalvik JIT support to AOSP.
2012-06-26: Dalvik patch for arm translator from BuilDroid is merged.
2012-04-10: The ics-x86 branch is updated to Android 4.0.4.
2012-02-27: Android-x86 4.0-RC1 is released.
Test build 20120101 is released. 2011-12-25: New testing ics-x86 isos supporting
hybrid format are available. 2011-12-24: The git.android-x86.org is back and supports smart http transport.
2011-12-20: The git.android-x86.org is down for maintenance. In the meantime please use the SourceForge mirror.
2011-12-10: Display issue of Intel i915/i965 for ics-x86 is solved.
More ics-x86 images are available. 2011-12-01: The ics-x86 branch is ready for developers.
Download the testing iso for AMD tablet... 2011-11-23: Android-x86 3.2-RC2 (honeycomb-x86) is released.
2011-10-31: New target amd_persimmon is added (contributed by AMD).
2011-10-30: The gingerbread-x86 branch is updated to Android 2.3.7.
Android-x86 2.3 RC1 (Test build 20110828) is released. 2011-08-08: The gingerbread-x86 branch is updated to Android 2.3.5, hardware acceleration enabled for some targets.
2011-07-04: The ethernet support is added to gingerbread-x86 branch.
2011-06-28: Android-x86 2.2-r2 is released.
2011-05-10: The mouse patch is added to gingerbread-x86 branch.
2011-05-05: The gingerbread-x86 branch is updated to Android 2.3.4, API level 10.
2011-04-20: The gingerbread-x86 branch is updated to Android 2.3.3.
2011-04-08: The froyo-x86 branch is updated to Android 2.2.2 based.
2011-04-02: We have 4 million pageviews now, and around 242,275 pageviews come from android-x86 installed machines. Check out "
Some Statistics about Android-x86.org Project"
for more details. 2011-04-02: AMD donates T56N/E1 development boards to Android-x86.org
2011-03-30: The build break in gingerbread-x86 branch has been fixed. The patch is in the download section.
2011-02-10: TegaTech donates three Tega v2 tablets to Android-x86.org.
Gingerbread-x86 branch is ready to download. 2011-01-13:
Android-x86 2.2 is released. 2011-01-01:
Test build 20110101 is released. 2010-12-29: Add mesa i965c support and a new target asus_laptop.
2010-12-19: The installer supports read-write installation.
2010-12-13: Froyo-x86 is ported to Dell Inspiron Mini Duo.
2010-12-02: Mushishi (firstname.lastname@example.org) has helped to created a
nightly build server. 2010-11-20:
Sdcard HowTo is updated for froyo-x86. 2010-11-19: Mplayer is added to Android-x86 repositories.
IEEE paper: Virtual Smartphone over IP using Android-x86. 2010-11-11: Two issues on rotated screen are fixed.
2010-11-09: Froyo-x86 is ported to ViewSonic ViewPad 10.
2010-10-25: The app2sd issue is fixed.
2010-10-21: 3D hardware acceleration for froyo-x86 is available for testing.
2010-09-30: Froyo-x86 performance issue is solved (temporary).
Atom optimization is added. 2010-09-13: 3G USB dongle support is added to froyo-x86 branch.
2010-09-06: Wifi support in froyo-x86 branch is ready.
2010-08-23: Target 'eeepc' is available for froyo-x86 branch.
2010-08-15: Android-x86 talks in
COSCUP 2010. 2010-08-12: A testing build for virtual machine is released
2010-08-01: The branch 'froyo-x86' in
SourceForge mirror is ready to download 2010-07-12: New target 'vm' is added to froyo-x86 branch
2010-07-07: The branch 'froyo-x86' is ready to download
2010-06-30: Android 2.2 has been merged to Android-x86 git repo
2010-06-29: Android-x86 joins
OESF as an open source partner 2010-06-24: Okwon(email@example.com) has contributed
Viliv S5 port 2010-06-04: Android-x86 talks in
OESF Android Steps Ahead 2010/Taipei 2010-04-23: Android-x86 talks in
OESF Android Steps Ahead 2010/Tokyo 2010-04-18: 'eclair-x86' branch is updated
2010-03-19: Android-x86 1.6-r2 is released
2010-03-18: Busybox is added into android-x86 source tree
2010-03-15: 3G support has been added into dount branch
2010-03-10: LIME package is added into android-x86 source tree
2010-02-25: MirBSD Korn shell has been added to android-x86
2010-02-17: A page is created to track the hardware supports
2010-02-05: The crashes in Live wallpapers have been fixed
2010-02-02: Eclair 2.1 has been merged to branch eclair-x86
2010-01-27: The audio recording issue with camcorder has been fixed
2010-01-25: Merging to Eclair 2.1
2010-01-20: The camcorder crash has been fixed. You can shot your own video now.
New test build 20100115 is released 2010-01-13: Fixed the touch screen issue with EeePC T91 and added user configurable calibration support.
2010-01-12: Fixed the Camera crash when taking a picture.
2010-01-06: Fixed the keyguard window to make it looks better. The resume/sleep hack is finally removed.
2009-12-18: Kernel 2.6.32 is supported
2009-12-15: Merged software keyboard support to Eclair
2009-12-13: Merged code changes from mid policy to phone policy
2009-12-12: switched to use phone policy in Eclair build. It gives us a lot new features.
2009-12-10: Wifi changes have been merged to Eclair.
2009-12-10: multi-platform support has been added.
2009-12-07: Mouse and Battery supports are merged to Eclair.
2009-12-06: Fixed framebuffer issue on Eclair, now, VESA and I915 work correctly.
2009-12-02: We have been able to boot up Eclair on VirtualBox, see the
android-x86 blog for screenshots. 2009-12-01: Samsung Q1U is officially supported.
2009-11-26: Created git mirror on SourceForge.
2009-11-20: Android-x86 1.6 is released. This is the new stable version based on Android 1.6.
Download it now! 2009-11-18: The application install failed issue has been fixed.
2009-11-17: Add the new wallpaper.
The android-x86 Donut branch has been created. The branch name is
donut-x86. Before we merge in Eclair, donut-x86 is the working branch. Auto detect battery type.
2009-11-15: Google has pushed Eclair source code into the Android open source repo, now the Android-x86 source tree is broken. We are trying to fix it; Various keyboard layout support.
2009-11-11: Keyboard support improved. Ctrl works in terminal emulator, ~ and ` also work now; Support mute/unmute hot key of Eee PC.
2009-11-10: Add touch features to simulate Home/Menu/Back keys. Suitable for devices with only touch screen.
2009-11-08: The first version of NDK for Android-x86 is ready for test.
2009-11-06: The sleep and wifi hot keys for Eee PC are supported.
2009-11-05: External usb Bluetooth device should work now.
2009-11-02: The HW OpenGL support made by Olv in 0xlab has been merged into Android-x86.
The OpenCore build broken has been fixed, please apply this patch before you build your tree.
The "WIFI gets turned off from BIOS after wakeup from sleep" issue has been fixed.
2009-10-30: The build is broken by recent OpenCore changes in upstream. We are working on to fix the issue.
2009-10-29: Now you can su to root.
New daily build 20091024 is available for download. 2009-10-20: The ssl issue has been fixed, user does not need to apply any patch anymore.
2009-10-16: Kelly and Swallace submitted patches to fix software keyboard and airplan mode issues.
2009-10-13: IME bug is fixed.
2009-10-10: Added basic bluetooth support. Bluetooth earphones work.
2009-10-08: A new developer Corentin Chary (iksaif) joins. Corentin is also known as the author of ACPI4Asus project. He is working on backport eeepc-laptop module to 2.6.29; The keys '< and '> now work. (iksaif)
2009-10-02: Better support for large screen size (> 1024x768).
ConnectBot, an ssh and telnet client for Android. 2009-09-30: Switched to use vold for mount manager and the mountd is disabled.
2009-09-26: The reboot option is added to power button options.
Gitweb service comes back. Thanks for the help from
Taiwan Linux User Group. The Android browser crashes when user accesses https pages. Before we find the correct fix, you can use this work around.
The http://git.android-x86.org does not work at the moment. We will try to fix it ASAP.
Android tree mirror is available at git://korg.android-x86.org. See
this note for details. 2009-09-21: The new git server is ready. Please see the
Get Source page for the new repo path. 2009-09-17: The opencore build issue has been fixed. Thanks for the support from PacketVideo.
2009-09-14: The web UI software installation issue has been resolved.
2009-09-09: Mouse cursor looks nicer now (X window style).
screenshots are added. 2009-09-04:
Ethernet status tracker has been added to master branch.
A new build broken is found. Yi has posted
a temporary fix. We are working with Android team for a final fix. 2009-08-31: New sample applications are added.
2009-08-28: Set Compatibility Mode to false so that downloaded applications can use large screen.
2009-08-27: Build broken due to openssl changes is fixed. See
the commit for more details. 2009-08-26:
Move the website to
Google sites. Thanks to pofeng for helping us to set it up. The alpha version of ethernet state tracker is out. You will be able to configure your etherent device from UI.
2009-08-25: New build breaks due to recent changes of openssl. We are contacting Android team to see how to fix it.
2009-08-20: A new test build is released for public testing. See the
release note. 2009-08-17:
New disk installer is available. Supports installation to ext3/ext2/ntfs/fat32. Enabled all the drivers to make auto detect to work better.
Add firmware for iwlwifi-4965.
2009-08-14: Improve keyboard support. External USB keyboard works. Pageup and Pagedown in browser work.
2009-08-09: New domain
android-x86.org is ready for use. 2009-08-06: New members join us.
2009-08-05: Fixed some bugs with wifi porting codes. Now ipw2x00 works.
Added shutdown dialog.
Re-enable boot animation, it disappeared after donut merge.
2009-08-03: A simple /sbin/hotplug is added to toolbox. Now only support firmware loading.
Merging with Donut is done. The build broken is fixed.
New target: usb_img, to build a bootable usb image.
Android-x86 v0.9, the first formal release, is available for downloading. Add wifi support.
2009-07-27: Notice: the build breaks due to upstream changes.
Read here for details and how to get a stable tree. 2009-07-23: Busybox is available in Android system. Enable it by adding DEBUG=1 or BUSYBOX=1 to boot options.
Uvesafb is added. It can support more wide ranges of hardwares with better resolution. Auto detect function is added (by kinneko).
Audio is tested OK on
VirtualBox and Qemu. VMware support is added. Add sdcard auto mount support. Now we can support three different ways to mount sdcard. Please see
SdcardHowTo for detail. 2009-07-16:
Uploaded the first release of the prebuilt images.
ALSA support (audio) is added. Test OK on most Eee PC models, including 900 and T91.
Platform auto detect script is added, current it can detect different Eee PC platforms, Vbox and qemu. VMware is to be added.
UVC type camera support is added.
Mouse wheel support is added.
Add ScreenShots for VirtualBox.
Chih-Wei has tested ALSA on all the Eee PC platforms. Beside 900 and T91, they all work.
Yi has added new wiki pages for Camera, VirtualBox and BatteryStatusService.
Gitweb is online. 2009-07-10: Support Eee Top touchscreen; Add squashfs support.
2009-07-09: New project bootable/newinstaller is imported. A new style installer to support live cd and installation.
2009-07-06: The git server for android-x86 is set up. Code imported from Yi Sun.