Android Pie-x86 9 r2 for PC

For a Step by Step Video of how to

The first release of Android-x86 9, the new stable version of the project's unofficial port of Google's Android to standard desktop and laptop computers.


This release of pie-x86 is based on Android "PIE".

  • OS Type: Linux
  • Based on: Android 9 Pie
  • Origin: USA
  • Architecture: x86 32bit and 64bit
  • Desktop: Android 9 Pie


  • Support both 64-bit and 32-bit kernel and userspace with latest LTS kernel 4.19.80.
  • Support OpenGL ES 3.x hardware acceleration for Intel, AMD, Nvidia and QEMU(virgl) by Mesa 19.0.8.
  • Support OpenGL ES 3.0 via SwiftShader for software rendering on unsupported GPU devices.
  • Support hardware accelerated codecs on devices with Intel HD & 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).
  • Auto-mount external usb drive and sdcard.
  • Add Taskbar as an alternative launcher which puts a start menu and recent apps tray on top of your screen and support freeform window mode.
  • Enable ForceDefaultOrientation on devices without known sensors. Portrait apps can run in a landscape device without rotating the screen.
  • Support arm arch apps via the native bridge mechanism. (Settings -> Android-x86 options)
  • Support to upgrade from non-official releases.
  • Add experimental Vulkan support for newer Intel and AMD GPUs. (Boot via Advanced options -> Vulkan support)
  • Simulate WiFi adapter by Ethernet to increase app compatibility.
  • Mouse integration support for VMs including VirtualBox, QEMU, VMware and Hyper-V.


How to Install Android x86 in a VirtualBox Machine in Windows or Linux on PC or MAC
Want to use Android on your PC? The Android-x86 Project has available to installed on netbooks with supported hardware, but you can also install Android in VirtualBox.


What You’ll Need Before you can get started
You’ll need VirtualBox: Download and install VirtualBox


ISO Download links:

Download of Android-x86 Release 9-r2 (64-bit) (February 2020) (921MB)

Download of Android-x86 Release 9-r2 (32-bit) (February 2020) (726MB)

other Download options Android x86


Once installed you might need to go to the top right and Turn OFF the auto-rotation, since for a pc most will want it to stay in landscape mode.   Also i found an issue with waking it up from sleep.   So go into settings / Display / Sleep ..  and change to Never Sleep.


This is the NEW Pie 2019 edition that has more pre-installed apps

Android pie-x86 9 rc1 pie for PC - 2019 software free


If you have an INTEL processor then have a look at the

FREE Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager software


Have fun and enjoy.


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