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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.

Desktop account

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

  1. Create an account at https://www-v1.genymotion.com/account/create/
  2. An email will be sent to you, click on the validation link to activate your account.
  3. Sign in to Genymotion Desktop with your credentials.

Hardware requirements

Warning

  • CPU: Intel 6th generation or AMD Ryzen 64 bit with SSSE3 capability
  • VT-x or AMD-V/SMV capability must be enabled in the Bios/UEFI
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0 or higher capable video card.
  • RAM Memory: 16GB or more
  • Screen resolution: 1920x1080 or higher
  • Free HD space: 120 MB for Genymotion + 1GB per virtual devices
  • CPU: Intel 4th generation or AMD FX/Opteron 64 bit
  • VT-x or AMD-V/SMV capability must be enabled in the Bios/UEFI
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0 capable video card. We recommend the use of Nvidia GeForce 500 Series (2011) or AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series (2011) for acceptable performance.
  • RAM Memory: 8GB
  • Screen resolution: 1600x900
  • Free HD space: 120MB for Genymotion + 1GB per virtual devices

Supported Operating Systems

Virtual Machines and Servers

Running Genymotion Desktop in a virtual machine (VirtualBox, VMWare, Parallels, Hyper-V or VirtualPC) or a server is not supported. For more details, please refer to the following articles:

Genymotion Desktop is compatible with the following operating systems:

  • Windows 8, 8.1, 10 (64 bit)
  • Ubuntu 20.04LTS (64 bit)
  • Debian 9 (Stretch) (64 bit)
  • Fedora 30 (64 bit) and above
  • macOS (High Sierra - Big Sur)
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