Downloading BlueStacks for Mac and PCs

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BlueStacks App Player is an Android Emulator that lets users use their mobile apps on their PCs and Mac. Having been released in 2011, BlueStacks was recognized as “Best Software” at CES 2012 and was given the Best Innovators award in the same event.

BlueStacks uses what is called “Layercake” technology that lets users play game apps on their PCs without affecting graphic quality. Aside from game apps, it is also possible ot download music apps and other applications. This is why there are more than 130 million people using this app player today.

Downloading BlueStacks

BlueStacks can be downloaded to Mac and PCs. You can download it directly from the website or from other sources. However, if you intend to install this Android emulator using a third-party source, ensure that you only choose a reliable and trusted one.

The first step is to go to this link: http://www.bluestacks.com. Look for the ‘Download” button to start the process.  After downloading BLueStacks, you can now begin to install by opening it. Simply follow the next steps which is basically pressing the “Next” button in the end to confirm acceptance of the “terms of use”.

While average users will just follow what they see in the screen, more advanced users can have a different location for the app installer. Remember that it helps to enable “App stoe access “ and “ Application Communications”. After this, you can now click “Install” and wait for a several minutes to for the process to finish. When installation is complete, you can now click on the “Finish” button to go to the BlueStacks window. When installation is for Windows and you encounter some display issues like blue screen of death, simply turn off Hyper-V.

For Mac users, downloading BlueStacks for Mac is also easy. You can also do so using a third-party source or directly from the webpage of Bluestacks. If you are downloading from their website, just go to the page and click on the sub-menu “BlueStacks for MAC” and press the “Download” button to begin.

The MAC version was last updated on December 25, 2016 and has a file size of only 249 MB. Conversely, the current version is 0.9.30.423902 and requires Mac OS for MAcBook Air, Pro, MacPro and iMac. Meanwhile, there are also other Android Emulators available for PC download. Learn about your options to know which one is the best choice.

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