Playing Android games on your smartphones and tablets is always fun but when it comes to gaming experience, the consoles and PC games stand out as the best options. The fact that not all Android games are available on Windows store, the hunger of playing Android games on PC becomes even stronger. And this is when Android emulators for PC like BlueStacks and NoxPlayer come into the picture.
As we’ve already discussed BlueStacks features and the installation guide previously, today we’re going to help you out with the installation guide of NoxPlayer, its features and the system requirements as well. So let’s get started with some amazing features of Nox Player.
Features of NoxPlayer
#1. The Powerful Android 7!
Back when the emulators used to run on Android 5 & 6, there were a lot of bugs and speed issues while playing the Android games on Windows. But with the Android 7 update in NoxPlayer, it is now stable and gives you smooth gameplay experience, you can read more on how to speed up NoxPlayer. Moreover, you can now play games like PUBG, Call of Duty: Mobile, Asphalt 9: Legends, etc which are considered to be the best games in terms of graphics. All thanks to the powerful Android 7 in Nox Player.
#2. Use Multiple Gaming Accounts with Multi-Instance!
Just like BlueStacks, the Nox Android emulator too has multi-instances feature to let the gamers play multiple games at a same time. We tested out this feature and it works like a charm. If you too want to play a game with multiple accounts, multi-instance feature is something which you’ll love the most in NoxPlayer. Just click on the MulDrive option in toolbar or just use CTRL+6 to launch Multi-instance manager in NoxPlayer as shown below.
#3. Macro Recorder!
Not all use the Macro Recorder feature because most of the users aren’t aware about the same. Macro Recorder is usually used to record the gaming actions which can be watched later to perform complex actions in a simple way. All you need to do is open the Macro Recorder from the toolbar click on Record to start. Once done, click on the stop button of recording on the top and proceed further to select the loop intervals. Export the recording and import it again when needed in order to automate the gaming controls which are repeating. This makes gaming so easy.
#4. File Transfer Made Easy!
Be it transferring the files from your Windows PC to NoxPlayer or from NoxPlayer to PC, file transfer is as simple as transferring files from one Android device to another. Just drag the files from your PC to NoxPlayer to transfer the files and if you want to send files from NoxPlayer to your PC, it includes a few steps which are explained here.
#5. Video Recording for Techies!
Those who love to share their gaming tips and few secret tips, video recording feature in NoxPlayer is like icing on the cake. Be it any game, all you need to do is click on the recorder from the toolbar and click on the record button (red button) to start the recording. Once done, stop the recording from the top of NoxPlayer and save the video on your PC. You can use share these videos on YouTube, Facebook or other social media platforms to share your gaming experience. So there’s no need for additional video recording software when you have NoxPlayer’s recorder.
Take note that video recording cannot be done for files more than 30MB size.
These are some of the best features of NoxPlayer emulator. Let’s now move on to the installation guide of NoxPlayer for Windows.
How to Install NoxPlayer Emulator on Windows PC
Download the latest version of NoxPlayer from the official website by clicking on this link to download it directly. The file size is around 370 MB.
Once the NoxPlayer.exe file is downloaded, start the installation process by clicking on the Install button. Depending on the system configuration, it may take some time to install the emulator on your PC. Make sure that your anti-virus programs are turned off during the installation process. After the installation process is completed, click on Start option.\
Launch the NoxPlayer after the installation is done and Login using your existing Google account. If you don’t have an account, you can either choose to login later or make sure to create one before installing NoxPlayer on your computer or laptop.
Enter your Google account ID and password to get started with NoxPlayer. Once done, it will now ask whether you want to connect the account with your mobile number or not. Click on Yes, I’m in or simply press Skip if you don’t wish to.
Once done, it will now launch the NoxPlayer emulator. Click on the App Center on the top right corner to access the Google Play Store. This would give you as many options as an Android smartphone or tablet provides.
This completes the installation process of NoxPlayer for Windows computer or laptop.
Let us now see the system configuration requirements which must be matched in order to run NoxPlayer smoothly on your Windows.
Minimum System Requirements to Run NoxPlayer
These system requirements are recommended by NoxPlayer developers.
Operating System: Microsoft’s Windows XP, 7, 8, 10 (32 or 64-bit)
Processor: Intel or AMD Processor with dual core.
RAM: Minimum 1.5GB of RAM
Hard Disk Drive: Minimum 1.5GB Free Space.
These are minimum system requirements to run NoxPlayer without any hassles. Of course, it might not be as smooth as you would like to but it must run just fine.
Recommended System Requirements to Run NoxPlayer Smoothly!
To ensure that there are no glitches or NoxPlayer running slow issues, here are the recommended system requirements for NoxPlayer to run smoothly.
Operating System: Microsoft’s Windows 10 or Windows 8 (32 or 64-bit)
Processor: AMD or Intel with multi-core processors.
RAM: 4GB of RAM
Hard Disk Drive: 2GB hard drive space.
Note: NoxPlayer cannot run in Virtual machine.
NoxPlayer has improved a lot in the past couple of years and we enjoyed playing all the action-packed games with better controls and some stunning visuals in each game. If you have any queries regarding installing NoxPlayer on Windows, do let us know in the comment section straight away! Download NoxPlayer emulator and start playing your favorite Android games on PC or laptop today!