To help make the process easier, however, you need to install the Bluestacks emulator on a machine. This way, you can enjoy the best Android apps and best Android games on the big screen.
The Bluestacks App Player is one of the most popular and robust Android emulators around, allowing you to run 32-bit and 64-bit games and apps for Android on your Windows desktop.
It’s free to use, and you can easily toggle emulation settings and launch apps using the custom-designed interface. “Layercake” technology uses hardware accelerators to improve the performance of Android games running on Windows-based machines.
If you have a Twitch or similar account and a PC with more than 8GB of RAM, you can even broadcast Android apps and games using the Bluestacks “stream mode” and OBS Studio. However, users may want to enable AMD-V or Intel VT-x within the BIOS for optimal performance, if available.
Here’s how to install Bluestacks on your computer:
Step 1: Download the installer from the official Bluestacks website.
Step 2: Launch the install application and choose the storage location for the app and data files. Unfortunately, you can’t change the Bluestacks directory — it will install on your boot drive by default.
Step 3: Once Bluestacks installs, launch it and enter your Google credentials. You’ll need this info to log in to the Google Play Store and access your Android app library.