Nox APP Player for Windows

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Chantelle van Heerden
Chantelle van HeerdenUpdated 9 days ago

Play bigger and better with Nox App Player

Nox App Player is an easy-to-use, free desktop or laptop application that allows you to play Android or iOS apps on Windows or Mac computers. This software emulates the operating system of mobile devices so you can run video games and apps created for smartphones on your PC.

The advantages of a mobile OS emulator

Do you love the games on your smartphone, but wish you could see them on a bigger screen? Software like the Nox App Player can take care of that. PCs usually have better screen resolution than mobile phones. If you want to take advantage of big-screen full HD graphics for your favorite videogame, a mobile OS emulator is right for you.

Do your videos need better sound? It's not about volume; it's about sound quality. Many PC sound cards feature high-quality audio software linked to state-of-the-art mini-speakers and controllers. That's why videos and movies sound much better on your desktop or laptop than on your phone.

Are you frustrated with a tiny keypad? Let's face it: big fingers need large keys. If you find it hard to type on a smartphone keypad, and even on a tablet, you can type on a regular computer keyboard using the Nox Player. No more getting annoyed with messenger chats and crossword puzzle games.

Can't afford a better mobile data plan? Whereas home Internet services come as unlimited, large data packages of 10 MB to 50 MB per second or faster, smartphone data plans have much more limited Internet speed and capacity. You can play fast Android action games that use up more memory and need better processing speed on your computer.

What makes the Nox App Player different?

First, it comes with a Nox App Player free download. The application doesn't need a paid subscription or a one-time payment for you to keep it active. You won't lose any of its features over time because the Android app player has a free license.

It uses less random-access memory (RAM) than other mobile operating system emulators. Running Android or iOS apps on your computer won't use up your mobile Internet plan. The apps play without glitches, with better speed and resolution than on your phone.

Nox for PC can run two or more apps at the same time on most computers without freezing. You can add external devices, such as Bluetooth, a joystick, a gaming keyboard, or a wireless optical mouse or pen mouse. Use keyboard shortcuts and mapping at leisure.

Regular updates are available and easy to download. These make the seamless connections between electronic devices safe and virus-free. New threats are emerging every day in the digital world. It's important to look after your software and your privacy.

Better viewing and buffering

You love match 3 games, but your eyes get tired after half an hour of playing on your phone. You get worse at the game over time instead of better. Why? As your eyes have to work harder to see small icons on a tiny screen, the receptors that differentiate color and shape tire out and start failing.

What can you do? Play your match 3 game on your laptop instead. Using the Nox App Player for Windows or Mac, you can download the game on your PC and play on a big screen. Bigger icons are more relaxing for your eyes. You won't tire soon, and your gaming skills won't decline. You can enjoy your colorful game longer.

You are great at role-playing games, and you love the camaraderie. The problem is that you don't have a good data plan on your phone, and you get buffering issues. Your friends get frustrated when your campaign suffers because of your poor Internet connection, so they stop inviting you to play. How can you get your friends back?

Your home internet connection has fewer buffering issues than your mobile phone. Unlimited Internet means you don't have to worry about data usage spent online with your friends. Your fantasy-adventure campaign will run better on your desktop or laptop thanks to the Nox Player app, with brilliant HD picture and clearer sound.

Great gaming experience

You enjoy the adrenaline rush of the racing game on your tablet, but you don't have enough control for precise driving. You have the perfect gaming wheel for racing, but it connects to a USB port. You cannot plug it into your tablet. Now what?

Why not download your racing game on your PC and play with your gaming wheel? The Nox emulator can help you do that with its converted Android interface. Joysticks and other external gaming devices connect to your desktop or laptop for a more interactive experience. They often work better than the gesture controls.

A great alternative for Android and iOS fans

Nox App Player is your go-to platform for running smartphone apps on your computer. You can have all the advantages of a big PC or Mac while you play Android or iOS games and applications. If you get tired of your phone's small screen, buffering issues, low-grade sound, or hard-to-use keypad, a smartphone OS emulator will change your life for the better.

If you would like to try out other Android or iOS emulators, BlueStacks is also very fast and can run multiple applications on your PC. KOPlayer is best for speed games, and it allows you to record from your computer screen while you play. Remix OS Player has a customizable platform and is great for playing heavy game apps.


  • Fast response with low RAM usage
  • Won't freeze or crash while playing games
  • Supports external devices and keyboard mapping
  • Runs many apps at the same time
  • Regular antivirus and security updates


  • Heavy application
  • Slow installation process

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Nox APP Player for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V
  • 4
  • (4696)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Nox APP Player

  • Isaac Brown

    by Isaac Brown

    the software did not work in any way for me. wants to add bloatware to your computer. FORCES you to submit feedback before uninstall, then still won't More

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    by Mónica Cuevas Espinoza

    super cool, now I can download music and videos from you tube

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