MEmu Play

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MEmu Play
Developer(s)Microvirt Software Technology CO., LTD.
Initial release2015
Stable release
7.2.2 / July 6, 2020; 14 months ago (2020-07-06)
Repositorywww.memuplay.com
Operating systemWindows XP SP3 or later
PlatformIA-32, x86-64
Size437 MB
Available in23 languages
TypeAndroid Emulator
LicenseFreeware
Websitewww.memuplay.com

MEmu Play is a computer software to run Android apps on Microsoft Windows PCs.[1] It was formerly named as MEmu App Player but later changed to MEmu Play.

MEmu utilizes virtualization technology to run smoothly across various kinds of PC.[2] It allows everyone to play Android games on Windows PC using this emulator that has all the functions of the original OS.[3]

MEmu

The software was initially released in 2015 by Microvirt Software Technology CO., LTD.[4] As of August 2020, MEmu has been downloaded over 100 million times in over 200 countries.[4]

MEmu is free to download and safe to use.[5] Advanced optional features such as ad removal and skin customization require a paid subscription.[6]

Its basic features empower users to control Android games with mouse, keyboard, and external controller.[7] More rich functions include smart controls, multiple-instances, macro keymapping, game automation, video record, GPS simulation, command-line scripts, etc.[8]

MEmu 2

In October 2015, Microvirt released the new major version MEmu 2 which later added support for more languages and operation recorder.[9]

MEmu 3

In May 2017, Microvirt introduced MEmu 3 with a brand new logo design.[10] MEmu 3 added features like widget tool, message box, keymapping preset, tool bar customization, audio record, and made improvements for certain games.

MEmu 5

On January 24, 2018, Microvirt announced its version MEmu 5.[11] In this version, Android 5.1.1 is set as the default kernel. It also added support to mobile games requiring ES3.0, and synchronized operation for multiple VMs.

MEmu 6

On November 27, 2018, MEmu 6 was released by Microvirt.[12] The engine was upgraded to provide a better performance, especially in OpenGL graphics mode. Other new features are chrome-like tab bar, drag and drop to install APK, MEmuC command lines.[13]

MEmu 7

On September 29, 2019, Microvirt released its latest version of MEmu which Android 7.1.2 becomes its default kernel.[14] It features a refreshed UI design, and a faster core engine to optimize the speed for most games. Moreover, it utilizes much fewer resources when running multiple instances. Other small extra features are turn on/off app tabs, auto-start MEmu with Windows, shortcuts of volume up/down, etc.

Minimum requirements

Current minimum requirements for MEmu Play include: Windows XP SP3 or higher, 5 GB of hard drive space, 2 GB or higher system memory, administrator rights, and a 2-core Intel or AMD processor.[15]

Users need to enable virtualization and check if their Hyper-V is in conflict with other software to prevent performance issues[16].

References

  1. "What is MEmu?". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  2. SL, Uptodown Technologies. "MEmu 7.2.2 - Download". memu.en.uptodown.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  3. "Download MEmu 7.2.2". softpedia. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "About Us". MEmu Blog. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  5. "Is MEmu Safe?". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  6. Aurand, Herbert. "MEmu Android Emulator Update 7.2.1 is Making the App Even Better". Webby Feed. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
  7. "How to Use MEmu?". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  8. "MEmu Support - Frequently Asked Questions". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  9. "MEmu 2.6.1 is released!". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  10. "MEmu 3.0 for Preview". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  11. "MEmu 5.0 is available for PREVIEW!". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  12. "New feature walk-through in MEmu 6.0". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  13. https://www.memuplay.com/blog/en/memucommand-reference-manual.html
  14. "New feature walk-through in MEmu 7.0". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  15. "MEmu System Requirements". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  16. "Solutions of Bad Performance and Blue Screen Problem". www.memuplay.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.

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