All you need to know about BlueStacks 5

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Prepare to play Android games on your computer like never before using BlueStacks 5. Experience the best possible gameplay experience with its high performance and enhanced FPS.

This article will introduce you to all the different features that you will find in BlueStacks 5.


BlueStacks 5 - Level up your gaming experience

Take your gaming experience to new heights and experience superior performance in your favorite games with the most powerful version of BlueStacks yet! Some of the improvements that you will enjoy are:

  • Efficient use of your computer's resources such as RAM and CPU usage
  • Enhanced engine for smooth in-game animations and high FPS
  • Fast app-launch time
  • Light-weight and a lean interface
  • Ability to create multiple instances

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A slice of Android Pie for you

BlueStacks 5 supports Android Pie (Android 9). You may now run many recently launched apps that are not supported on older versions of BlueStacks. Different Android versions are at your disposal now. 

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Slay in-game competition using a Gamepad

Connect your controller and start playing with gamepads on BlueStacks. Use the game's built-in controls, switch to the key mappings provided by BlueStacks or create your own key controls.


Play the way you want to with the Controls Editor

You can use the Controls Editor to create or edit controls for your favorite games and manage your control schemes. Add versatility to your created controls by using scripts on BlueStacks 5.

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Enhance your overall experience with Performance modes

Optimize your gameplay for PC environment with Performance modes. Set on a gaming marathon on BlueStacks 5 with stable and consistent performance, throughout.  

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Play more with the Multi-instance Manager

With the Multi-instance Manager, you can create different instances of BlueStacks 5. You can use them to play several games together, use different accounts at the same time and do much more.

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Venture into a rich new universe of games

With the largest library of games in the world, you can choose from over 200 million unique titles to play on BlueStacks 5.

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Expand your game library further with the Game Center

The Game Center lets you browse through games conveniently, based on genres, categories, ranking, popularity and daily app recommendations.

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Multi-task efficiently with Eco mode

The Eco mode in BlueStacks 5 lets you multitask much more efficiently by significantly reducing the resources consumed by your instances. 

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Speed up using the Trim memory capability

Trim memory for reducing the memory BlueStacks 5 utilizes on your PC, to improve performance and enhance your gaming experience furthermore.

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Switch between different apps and games with ease

You can switch between different apps and games within seconds using the Recent apps menu or the home screen. Make new records in your favorite games and message your friends at the same time!

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A simple and efficient Settings Menu

Navigate through an enhanced and easy-to-use Settings Menu in BlueStacks 5. Now, customize BlueStacks to match all your gaming needs as well as your PC's.

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Single-click access to useful features on the Side Toolbar

With the Side Toolbar in BlueStacks 5, you can take screenshots, enter fullscreen mode and do much more in a single click. It's always by your side with numerous features to enhance your gameplay experience.

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And much more...

You can read about all the new features that are frequently added to BlueStacks 5 in the BlueStacks 5 Release Notes.


Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. Happy Gaming!

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