Genymotion 2.8.1 (November 30, 2016)


  • Hardware (OpenGL) acceleration on webviews and browsers
  • Updated ADB client to make it compatible with the latest ADB version from Android SDK
  • Genymotion, the Player and GMtool now have a distinct app/bundle ID (identifier) on Mac OS
  • GMtool can now handle disposable (non-persistent) devices for Cloud devices
  • VirtualBox version tracking for the support team


  • Automatic adb tunnel reconnection if a cloud device dies (network interruption)
  • Genymotion virtual devices do not freeze anymore (used to happen on some cases after Windows went out of hibernation mode)
  • Fixed unexpected log error on Windows (“Got unexpected locking error 3”)
  • Improved virtual devices & application sharing with Genymotion Cloud

Recommended Oracle VirtualBox version

  • Genymotion 2.8.1 has been validated on VirtualBox 5.0.28. Please use this version if you are installing VirtualBox as a third party software

End of support for Gingerbread

  • This version is the last version to support Gingerbread (Android 2.3 / API 9) devices

Known issue

  • If the IP address changes after Windows goes out of hibernation, Genymotion virtual devices might still freeze.