Microsoft is delaying the project Android applications on Windows




It announced Microsoft at the end of this week for delay launch designed tool to facilitate the operating system applications Android to Windows Phone 10 phones, and holds a Project Astoria Astoria name, and Microsoft had unveiled it in April as part of an ambitious plan, but risky.

Microsoft seeks to enable developers of software systems Android and iOS and the web to bring their programs to Windows Phone System 10, although the developers have launched many questions about the tool, however, Microsoft did not release a public version of the tool is never as I stopped talking about it.

Microsoft confirmed this week in the words of a spokesman for the company that it does not move forward in the Astoria project as planned, the spokesman declined to disclose whether the project has been delayed or that Microsoft has scrapped the idea completely.

Microsoft said in a statement that “the Astoria project is not ready to put up yet, but there are other offers great options for developers tools,” the statement added, “that the necessary tools for web developers and system iOS ready, with another soon be an option that allows programs and the old Windows to work on phones and tablet PCs “, Microsoft said,” We are committed to providing many options for developers to bring their applications to the Windows platform. ”

The BlackBerry company formerly act in accordance with a similar strategy, which allowed applications to Android to work on BlackBerry devices 10 through the Amazon App Store, only to find the company later that this solution is not feasible and did not satisfy the company and users to the BlackBerry later launched a smartphone Prive, which is running Android .

Astoria or project delays by Microsoft putting an end to further efforts to convince software developers for mobile phones to do some extra effort and make a copy of an ad hoc system and Windows Phone 10 programs may lead.

Microsoft is striving to attract developers of mobile phone software for making copies of applications running on Windows Phone system and because of that the share of Windows Phone system market low for the rest of the systems, may be able to convince them because of the new policy with 10 Windows system on the overall applications statements.

Allowing consolidated statement of comprehensive policy application developers to write a single application, and this application will work on all devices operating system Windows 10 from smart phones and Tablet computers and portable devices and desktop computers in addition to the Xbox gaming platform.


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