Wednesday, September 21, 2016

How to Run Android Apps on a Mac

Since April of 2015, Google has made it possible to run Android apps through Google Chrome browser using Android Runtime for Chrome. Thus Google Android APK's can now run on Chrome Browsers running on Windows, Mac and Linux. Note that this program is still in Beta, so don't expect everything to run smoothly. Here are the steps to get your APK running: Click the following link: ARC Welder App from your Chrome Browser (Version 41+), this will show a pop up with a button that says "Add to Chrome". Click this button and follow along. Once Arc Welder is added, the button will turn Green with the text "Launch App". Click this button to launch the app shown below:
2. Now simply load your android APK file and you are all set.