Roku for PC

Roku for PC

Published by Roku Inc.

Turn your Android Device into a control center for your Roku Player and Roku TV



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About Roku For PC

Roku is an Android app developed and published by Roku Inc. at Google Play Store on Mar 2, 2012 for Android users. Roku is so popular that it has gained 10000000 installs so far and growing.

Discover the Convenience of the Roku App

Have you ever lost your TV remote and found yourself tearing your place apart trying to find it? We've all been there. But fear not, because the Roku app is here to save the day! With its amazing features and seamless functionality, this app is a game-changer for all Roku users.

A Remote That Works Like Magic

Imagine having a remote that never gets lost, no matter how many grandkids you have running around. The Roku app provides an extremely convenient remote that works perfectly, allowing you to control your Roku device with ease. Say goodbye to the frustration of searching for a physical remote and say hello to the future of TV control.

Private Listening for Night Owls

Are you a night owl who loves to watch your favorite shows or movies without disturbing the rest of the household? The Roku app has got you covered. With its private listening feature, you can enjoy your late-night entertainment without worrying about waking anyone up. It's the perfect solution for those who crave a little nighttime escapism.

Escape the Clutches of Cable Providers

Tired of being at the mercy of cable and satellite providers with their outrageous prices and lackluster customer service? With Roku, you can finally break free from their clutches. Take control of your viewing experience and say goodbye to the ever-increasing costs and subpar service. After all, why settle for less when you can have total control over every aspect of your entertainment?

Smooth Streaming, No More Red Circles

Are you tired of dealing with slow streaming and endless buffering? The Roku device is here to put an end to your streaming woes. With its seamless performance, you can say goodbye to those frustrating red circles that seem to haunt your viewing experience. It's time to embrace uninterrupted entertainment and enjoy your favorite shows without any interruptions.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I use the Roku app as a replacement for a lost remote?

Yes, absolutely! The Roku app provides a convenient remote feature that allows you to control your Roku device even if you've misplaced your physical remote.

2. Does the Roku app have a private listening feature?

Yes, it does! The Roku app offers a private listening feature that allows you to enjoy your favorite content without disturbing others, making it perfect for night owls.

3. Can I use the Roku app to stream content from my phone?

Yes, you can! The Roku app allows you to cast content from your phone and control all your apps in one place, providing a seamless and intuitive streaming experience.

4. Is the Roku app compatible with all Roku devices?

Yes, the Roku app is designed to work with any Roku device that is connected to your Wi-Fi network. It offers multi-device remote functionality, ensuring instant response and control.

5. What if I encounter any issues with the Roku app?

If you experience any difficulties or have questions about the Roku app, we recommend reaching out to Roku's customer support for assistance. They are dedicated to ensuring a smooth and enjoyable user experience.

So, what are you waiting for? Experience the convenience and freedom of the Roku app today. Say goodbye to lost remotes, endless buffering, and overpriced cable providers. With Roku, you're in control of your entertainment destiny. Get ready to embark on a new era of streaming bliss!

Can I run Roku on PC?

Yes, you can run Roku on PC, but first, you will need emulator software installed on your Windows or MAC, which you can download for free. In the below video, you will find Roku in action. Before you install the emulator, check out the minimum and recommended system requirements to run it seamlessly. They may change depending on which version of the emulator you choose. Therefore, we recommend you download the latest version of the emulator. Below you will find three free Android emulators that we have shortlisted based on their popularity:

How to Install Roku for PC


  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above.
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Processor.
  • RAM: Your PC must have at least 4GB of RAM. (Note that having 4GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
  • Storage: 5GB Free Disk Space.
  • You must be an Administrator on your PC.
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor with Single Thread benchmark score > 1000.
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with benchmark score >= 750.
  • Please ensure Virtualization is enabled on your PC/Laptop.
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • Storage: SSD (or Fusion/Hybrid Drives)
  • Internet: Broadband connection to access games, accounts and related content.

Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

  • To start with, download Bluestacks from its official website. The latest version of BluesStacks is v 5, and it is around 400 MB.
  • Once the download is done, click on the Bluestacks set up file to install it on your Windows PC. Follow the on-screen instructions and install it accordingly.
  • The next step is to launch the emulator using the desktop shortcut and sign in using your Google account.
  • Now, head over to Bluestacks home screen and click on the Google Play Store icon.
  • Hit the search bar in Google Play and search for Roku.
  • Install Roku from the Play Store by clicking the Install option, which completes downloading of Roku on PC.


  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and DirectX 9.0c
  • Processor: At least dual-core processor, both Intel, and AMD are OK
  • Video: Supports Open GL 2.0 or above
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: Multiple core processors which support VT-x or AMB-V Virtualization Technology, better performance with this function enabled
  • Video: The higher performance, the better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

Storage: 1 GB available under installation path, 1.5GB available hard drive space

Internet: Broadband Internet connection

  • Download NoxPlayer from the official website. The latest version of NoxPlayer is v 3, and it is around 600 MB.
  • Now install the emulator using the downloaded setup file. Just go through the on-screen instructions and install NoxPlayer on your computer or laptop.
  • After the installation process, launch the Nox Android emulator and log in using your Google account when it asks you.
  • Click on the Google Play Store icon and head over to the search bar to search Roku. Once found, click on the Install button to install Roku for PC.
  • If you do not find Roku on Google Play Store or if you want to skip logging in to Google, you can sideload APK (download the .APK file from this page and open it with NoxPlayer).
  • Launch Roku from home-screen and start playing it on PC right away!


  • 2 cores x86/x86_64 Processor (Intel or AMD CPU)
  • WinXP SP3 / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 (Not recommended to run on Server/Enterprise)
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 2.0
  • Hardware Virtualization Technology (Intel VT-x/AMD-V) shall be enabled in BIOS
  • 2GB of RAM (4GB for x64 system)
  • 5GB of hard disk free space
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 with VT Enabled
  • CPU: Single Thread PassMark score > 1500 (Intel/AMD Multi-Core).
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with PassMark score > 750.
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 4.5 or higher
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • HDD: SSD, 10GB of hard disk free space
  • Internet: Broadband connection with low latency for FPS games
  • Download MEmu Play from the official website. The latest version of NoxPlayer is v 7.5.
  • When the download is completed, install the MEmu emulator on your PC. Follow the on-screen instructions and keep on clicking the Next button until the final step.
  • Now, using the desktop shortcut, look for the MEmu Play emulator and launch it. Once done, it will ask you to log in using your Google account, proceed with the same.
  • MEmu Play will ask you to log in using your Google account. When you log in, it will sync your Google account to MEmu Play. Launch the Google Play Store by clicking on the icon and search for Roku.
  • Click on the Install button once you find Roku from the search results. You can also sideload APK (download the .APK file from this page and open it with MEmu) if you want to skip above step.
  • After the installation of Roku, you're all set to use the app on PC!

Regardless of which Android emulator you install, the steps to install, configure, and running the Roku app on PC are the same.


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