"Real" iPhone emulator for Windows

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by palz, May 26, 2010.

  1. palz macrumors regular

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    I was wondering if there is a native iPhone emulator for windows. By emulator I mean ARM emulator that can run iPhone OS.

    I say real because there are a load of iPhone emulators that are simple, useless Flash animations.
     
  2. fishkorp macrumors 68020

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    Even the Mac one isn't a real emulator. When building for the SDK Simulator it compiles for x86 to run your apps, then when building for device they are ARM compiled.
     
  3. maflynn Moderator

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    Not from apple, nor will they produce one. Their intent is to promote their Macintosh platform, so there's little desire to produce a product that will impact mac sales. You want to develop for the iPhone, you need a mac. You want to run the iphone "emulation" you can only do so by using the SDK which is mac only
     

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