• Version 9.0 of Android-x86, an unofficial port of Google’s Android to standard computers using the x86 architecture, has been released. This version is based on Android “Pie”: “The Android-x86 project is glad to announce the 9.0-r1 release to the public. This is the first stable release for Android-x86 9.0 (pie-x86). The 9.0-r1 release is based on the latest Android 9.0.0 Pie release (android-9.0.0_r53). The features include: support both 64-bit and 32-bit kernel and userspace with latest LTS kernel 4.19.105; support OpenGL ES 3.x hardware acceleration for Intel, AMD, NVIDIA and QEMU (virgl) by Mesa 19.3.4; support OpenGL ES 2.0 via SwiftShader for software rendering on unsupported GPU devices; support hardware accelerated codecs on devices with Intel HD and G45 graphics family; support secure booting from UEFI and installing to UEFI disk; a text-based GUI installer; add theme support to GRUB-EFI; support multi-touch, audio, WiFi, Bluetooth, sensors, camera and Ethernet (DHCP only); simulate WiFi adapter on devices with Ethernet only to increase app compatibility; auto-mount external USB drive and SD card…” See the detailed release notes for more information. The default ISO images come with Linux kernel 4.19, but there is also a separate image (k49) that uses the 4.9 version of the Linux kernel. Download (SHA256): android-x86_64-9.0-r1.iso (922MB), android-x86_64-9.0-r1-k49.iso (919MB), android-x86-9.0-r1.iso (726MB).

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