Microsoft’s Windows 10 Phones Won’t Get Android App Ports Anytime Soon

December 7, 2015

A phone that doesn’t play well with others is not going to be around very long, and the embattled Microsoft phone appears to be in even more peril. Microsoft’s audacious plan to bring apps from competing platforms to Windows 10 Mobile has hit a snag—at least for Android conversions. Microsoft’s tool to port Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile, dubbed Project Astoria, is delayed. Some reports say the tool may be canceled altogether.

“We’re committed to offering developers many options to bring their apps to the Windows Platform…The Astoria bridge is not ready yet,” Microsoft said in a statement to several news sites including Windows Central.

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