The x86 Android* 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) emulator system image enables you to run an emulation of Android on your development machine. In combination with the Android SDK, you can test out your Android applications on a virtual Android device based on Intel Architecture.
In order to install the emulator system image, you can use the Android SDK Manager (Recommended Method):
Alternately, you can download the binary zip file and unzip and copy the included directory into the add-ons directory of your Android SDK installation. (Note that this method does not allow for automatic updates of the add-on):
|Link||File Description||File Size||MD5 Checksum / SHA-1 Checksum|
|104 MB||(MD5) 65e43ebfd4b0be31174fb63dff3f3335
|1.8 GB||(MD5) 1a56c5297b5b81410ecdc205707eb2cb