BlueStacks announced its app player for bringing the Android Apps to Windows based computing devices. These devices include the windows PCs, tablets, and desktops. Yesterday, the company unveiled its plans of providing a compatible version of the app player for the Windows 8 devices. This means that Windows 8 users will be able to use the 400,000 android apps on Microsoft’s latest OS.
“BlueStacks announced today that its “App Player” software, which runs mobile apps natively on PCs and tablets, is now compatible with Windows 8. The company demonstrated the technology on a Windows 8 Ultrabook at CES today with reporters… BlueStacks will integrate over 400,000 Android apps seamlessly into the operating system, where they will take the form of tiles alongside other programs.”
This is huge as Windows Phone marketplace has 50,000 apps as of now and not all of them will be compatible with the tablet form factor. Having slew of android apps available from day 1 will boost the sales of the Windows 8 devices when it is finally released to the public.