Microsoft’s upcoming operating system Windows 11, which will be released this holiday season, will allow users to install Android apps on their desktop devices natively, the company announced at its ‘what’s next for Windows’ virtual event.
Android apps will be discoverable through the Microsoft Store using the Amazon Appstore and the company uses the Intel Bridge technology for this integration, Chief Product Officer Panos Panay said during the event.
Windows 11 users will be able to pin their apps to the Smart Menu and the taskbar.
During the event, the company demonstrated the popular short-video app TikTok.
“We love that the Microsoft Store continues to be more open, inviting our developers in, inviting more apps into the store, inviting you as our customers to use any app that you love,” Panay said.