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Requirements

In this section, you will get all the information you need to start using Genymotion Desktop in terms of requirements, installation and license. You will also be guided through the very first actions to quickly have a virtual device ready to run an application.

Prerequisite

In order to use and download Genymotion Desktop, you need to create and activate a Genymotion account:

  1. Create an account here
  2. An email will be sent to you, click on the validation link to activate your account.
  3. Follow the instructions from the activation confirmation page to download Genymotion for your system.

Hardware requirements

Warning

  • VT-x or AMD-V/SMV capability must be enabled in the Bios/UEFI
  • The Mac M1 2020 series with Apple Silicon CPU is not supported yet.
  • Genymotion Desktop is only available for 64bits (x86_64, amd64).
Hardware Requirement
CPU Intel 6th generation or AMD Ryzen 64 bit with SSSE3 capability
Graphics OpenGL 3.0 or higher capable video card1
RAM Memory 16GB or more
Display resolution 1920x1080 or higher
Free HD space 250MB for Genymotion + 1GB per virtual devices

Warning

  • VT-x or AMD-V/SMV capability must be enabled in the Bios/UEFI
  • The minimal hardware requirements can only run Android 6.0 and below with low performance.
  • SSSE3 capability is mandatory to run Android 7.0 and higher.
  • The Mac M1 2020 series with Apple Silicon CPU is not supported yet.
  • Genymotion Desktop is only available for 64bits (x86_64, amd64).
Hardware Requirement
CPU Intel 4th generation or AMD FX/Opteron 64 bit
Graphics OpenGL 3.0 capable video card. We recommend Nvidia GeForce 500 Series (2011) or AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series (2011) for acceptable performance.
RAM Memory 8GB
Display resolution 1600x900
Free HD space 250MB for Genymotion + 1GB per virtual devices

Supported Systems

Virtual Machines and Servers

  • Genymotion Desktop cannot run in a virtual machine or a hypervisor.
  • Server systems are not supported.

Genymotion Desktop supports the following operating systems:


  1. NVIDIA or AMD GPUs are strongly recommended on Windows systems.  

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