We started to develop LeapDroid emulator in 2015. It took us more than one year
of hard work to build a fast Android emulator.
Today, we’re excited to announce the next phase of our journey -- we are joining
While it's too soon to comment on specific plans, we look forward to
working with our new colleagues at Google to continue pushing the frontier of
In order to focus on our next chapter, we have decided to discontinue the
development of LeapDroid emulator. However, if you have LeapDroid already
installed, you can continue to use it. Please review the User FAQ for more
We want to personally thank the amazing community of Android developers and users
who have inspired us since day one. We’ve been so proud to build LeapDroid, and
can’t wait to show you more of what we’ll be working on at Google.
- Huan Ren and Huihong Luo, LeapDroid Founders
Q: What is LeapDroid?
A: LeapDroid is an Android emulator. It runs the whole Android system inside
Windows using state-of-the-art virtual machine technologies. LeapDroid Inc was
founded in April 2015 by Huan Ren and Huihong Luo. LeapDroid emulator was released
to public in June 2016. LeapDroid is based in Silicon Valley.
Q: What is the future plan for LeapDroid?
A: We have decided to discontinue the development of LeapDroid emulator as we focus
on our next adventure at Google.
Q: Is LeapDroid now a part of Google?
A: No. LeapDroid is not affiliated with Google.
Q: Will you continue to support existing LeapDroid users?
A: No. If you have LeapDroid already installed, you can continue to use it. There
will be no further support offered to LeapDroid users.
Q: How can I find previous LeapDroid builds?
A: Since previous LeapDroid builds don’t pass Android Compatibility Test, we have
taken them offline.