Intel’s Bridge technology will allow Android applications to run natively on Windows 11


After a Earlier version of Windows 11 It’s online, and there are not many “surprises” from Microsoft recentlyWhat’s next for Windows“Event, but what did come out was a big event. The next version of the Microsoft operating system will Support Android appsMore importantly, Windows 11 will not only imitate them.

With Intel’s Bridge technology, Microsoft’s Panos Panay promises that the integration will be “seamless and smooth.” He did not say how the technology works, but now we also have the answer.

Intel Say that Bridge is a runtime post-compiler This allows applications originally designed for a variety of different hardware platforms to run natively on x86 devices.The company pointed out that the technology is its ongoing XPU strategy, Which means it is not limited to bringing Android applications to Windows 11.

For those who are worried about AMD compatibility, please don’t worry. Microsoft said that Intel Bridge will apply to x86 processors, including those made by AMD.

In practice, including the ability to allow Windows 11 to run Android applications locally makes the operating system closer to Apple’s M1-based Mac, which can Run iOS app No need for developers to make any modifications to their software.

Update 3:06 PM EST: Added information about AMD compatibility provided by Microsoft.

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