Running Android apps on a PC

I've started to look into Android emulators on Windows, but it actually quickly expanded to - ways to run Android apps on x86 PC.

Even though I knew there were quite a few options, I never imagined I'd come up with a list this long! I knew about most of these from before, but seeing it all in one place really makes you wonder what's the status of all these projects.

So without further ado, here are the (current) contenders:
AMIDuOS - http://www.amiduos.com/
Android on Intel Platforms (android-ia) - https://01.org/android-ia
Android-x86 - http://www.android-x86.org/
Andy - http://www.andyroid.net/
ARChon Runtime for Chrome - http://archon-runtime.github.io/
BlueStacks - http://www.bluestacks.com/
Droid4X - http://www.droid4x.com/
Genymotion - https://www.genymotion.com/
Google Android SDK - http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
Jar of Beans - discontinued ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1975675 )
Manymo - https://www.manymo.com/
Microsoft Visual Studio Emulator for Android - http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/explore/msft-android-emulator-vs.aspx
Oracle VirtualBox - https://www.virtualbox.org/
quemu - http://www.qemu.org
WindowsAndroid - http://windowsandroid.en.uptodown.com/ (no official page?)
Windroid - ?
Windroy - http://www.windroye.com/
Xamarin Android Player - https://xamarin.com/android-player
YouWave - http://youwave.com/

Consider this a "live article". I will be adding information here as I stumble upon it, including, but not limited to:
- new emulators and projects
- updates to links and prices
- adding emulators for non-Windows platforms (OS X, Linux)
- adding short reviews
- adding and updating table(s) with features and specifications
- ... anything else of interest ;)

If you have any info to add, or you find a mistake please comment below!

Versions of this article:
v1 - 2015-02-21 - quick list of all applications and projects

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