the 2211.40000.11.0 update of Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) of Windows 11 to all Windows Insiders, upgrading the subsystem to Android 13.
The rest of the improvements provide reliability and performance improvements, including faster startup performance, a more stable clipboard, better mouse input, and app resizing, specifically:
- Windows Subsystem for Android updated to Android 13
- Improvements in boot performance
- Improvements to mouse click input
- Improvements in clipboard stability
- Improvements to application resizing
- Reliability improvements to media files opening in Windows
- Jumplist entries for applications supporting app shortcuts
In the first major update of Windows 11 in February last year, Microsoft added a preview version of Windows Subsystem for Android to the Microsoft Store, allowing Windows 11 to run Android apps. It uses Intel’s Bridge technology to make software and hardware of different architectures compatible with each other by recompiling code in real-time. According to the information provided by Microsoft
, a minimum of 8GB of memory is required to run an Android app in Windows 11, and 16GB of memory is recommended. Also, Microsoft says it needs to use SSDs, not HDDs.