Microsoft Windows 11 be here soon in all its glory, and many are believing for the next-generation OS to be a game-changer in the industry. And with the announcement from Microsoft that the new operating system would support Android apps via the Amazon App Store, the value of Windows 11 just skyrocketed.
Microsoft announced that users will download apps like Tik Tok, Khan academy and use these apps directly from the PC. More information about this feature will be announced in the coming months.
The software maker has entered into a partnership with Amazon and Intel, and by using Intel Bridge technology it will run android apps on windows 11. During the press release, not many details were shared by the windows maker, however, Android apps on Windows 11 will likely use Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.
The major idea here is to use the Android app availability to create a more open ecosystem that will increase opportunities for developers and creators to create better-functioning apps in the market. Microsoft is also inviting developers and software creators regardless of what framework they are using for app development.
Interested developers can sign up later and publish their apps or build and package PWAs using the open-source PWABuilder 3. And the good news doesn’t end here, Microsoft also announced a revenue structure that will benefit developers.
According to the company’s official announcement, developers can keep 100% of their revenue should they choose to bring their commerce to the Microsoft Store. they can also keep a competitive share of 85/15 if they use Microsoft’s commerce. For games, the competitive revenue share is 88/12. It also announced that app developers will be able to bring their commerce platforms from July 28.
Microsoft promoting an open-sourced opportunity to android developers is wonderful news and we are looking forward to how it will change the overall windows experience.