Google has released a Chrome app entitled ARC (App Runtime for Chrome) in beta in order to allow developers the ability to test their apps on a desktop or laptop. This also allows non-developers to run Android apps on their computer and it isn't hard to do so.

The first thing you will need is a version of the Chrome browser which is over 40 and the ARC Chrome app (found here).
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... dn/related

How to run multiple Android apps through Chrome with ARC Welder
Step by step instruction available here:
http://liliputing.com/2015/04/how-to-ru ... elder.html