Android apps, ever since their launch, have been very popular and there is no doubt their addiction makes us to run them on other platforms. We certainly love to run android on Windows 7 based PC to get the best of both worlds. BlueStacks offers this wonderful congruence of android on windows system by running them just as any other installed and launched application. Though Android apps are designed to run with touch input, you can use mouse and navigation keys to operate these apps. Bluestacks channel has acts as an interface akin to Android maMarket place via their app called App Player. Through this program you can download the android app you desire and install it on App Player and run it. >
It is possible to run android on Windows PC via a virtualization layer. You can launch Android on your Windows based PC just as you run any other Windows app. It is not asking to double boot operation even though Android is Operating System. It means you can have Android platform on your PC without the need to have Android mobile device. Of course, there is Android for x-86 which is the OS that runs on X-86 machines but it is somewhat more complicated to install and run it.
If you are a developer then, running android on Windows allows developing apps for Android from your Windows based PC. SDK for android development are available as free download. The great advantage is that this platform will help to develop apps with sample codes, tools and the documents helping you to develop great apps on the familiar windows environment.