flutter_is_emulator 1.0.0

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Flutter Is Emulator plugin #

Plugin to detect whether the current device is an emulator or a simulator.

Getting Started #

First, you have to import the package in your dart files with:

import 'package:flutter_is_emulator/flutter_is_emulator.dart';

Then you just have to request if the device is an emulator (Android) or a simulator (iOS) with:

bool isAnEmulator = await FlutterIsEmulator.isDeviceAnEmulatorOrASimulator;

[1.0.0] - 10th April 2018

  • Initial Release.


import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'package:flutter/services.dart';
import 'package:flutter_is_emulator/flutter_is_emulator.dart';

void main() => runApp(new MyApp());

class MyApp extends StatefulWidget {
  _MyAppState createState() => new _MyAppState();

class _MyAppState extends State<MyApp> {
  String _text = 'Unknown';

  initState() {

  initPlatformState() async {
    String text;
    try {
      bool res = await FlutterIsEmulator.isDeviceAnEmulatorOrASimulator;
      text = res.toString();
    } on PlatformException {
      text = 'Error.';

    if (!mounted) return;

    setState(() {
      _text = text;

  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return new MaterialApp(
      home: new Scaffold(
        appBar: new AppBar(
          title: new Text('Plugin example app'),
        body: new Center(
          child: new Text('Emulator/simulator: $_text\n'),

Use this package as a library

1. Depend on it

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:

  flutter_is_emulator: ^1.0.0

2. Install it

You can install packages from the command line:

with Flutter:

$ flutter pub get

Alternatively, your editor might support flutter pub get. Check the docs for your editor to learn more.

3. Import it

Now in your Dart code, you can use:

import 'package:flutter_is_emulator/flutter_is_emulator.dart';
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We analyzed this package on Jan 21, 2020, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:

  • Dart: 2.7.0
  • pana: 0.13.4
  • Flutter: 1.12.13+hotfix.5

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Fix lib/generated/i18n.dart. (-0.50 points)

Analysis of lib/generated/i18n.dart reported 1 hint:

line 28 col 7: Name types using UpperCamelCase.

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The package was last published 92 weeks ago.


Package Constraint Resolved Available
Direct dependencies
Dart SDK >=1.19.0 <3.0.0
flutter 0.0.0
Transitive dependencies
collection 1.14.11 1.14.12
meta 1.1.8
sky_engine 0.0.99
typed_data 1.1.6
vector_math 2.0.8