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Gaming Software

Software for game console emulation, capturing and recording video while you play, and boosting and optimizing your gaming experience. Also in this category is everything you need to create and develop a new game for any platform.


  • Windows
  • Online
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
  • BSD
  • Self-Hosted
  • Windows Phone
  • Chrome OS
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Xbox
  • AmigaOS
  • Playstation
  • Windows Mobile
  • Haiku
  • MorphOS


  • Portable
  • Game Streaming
  • Gaming-focused
  • Multi System Emulator
  • Live Broadcasting
  • Capture Video
  • Multiplayer
  • Jailbreak required
  • DRM Free
  • Record videos
  • Cloud Gaming
  • In-Game Overlay
  • Twitch integration
  • Achievements
  • Games library
  • Group chat
  • Community based
  • Integrated Chat
  • Remote desktop
  • Multiple languages
  • In-Game Chat
  • Gamepad
  • Low Latency
  • Chat
  • Customizable
  • FPS counter
  • Front End Emulation
  • Import from Steam
  • Game Benchmarking
  • Gameboy emulation


  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid


Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.



All-in-one voice, video and text chat for gamers that’s free, secure, and works on both your desktop and phone.


Open Broadcaster Software

Full-featured screen recording and live streaming software for Mac, Windows and Linux.

... (Good Old Games) sells classic PC games through their download service at a low price, without DRM, and updated to run on the latest versions of Windows and other systems.



Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software primarily intended for use while gaming.


Humble Bundle

Buy a bundle of games, you decide the price, and support charity in the process.

Each game is normally DRM-free and runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux!



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The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.51, released in January 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

ZSNES is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System emulator. Aside from emulation accuracy, many interface features first introduced in ZSNES have been adopted by other emulators.



TeamSpeak is a proprietary Voice over IP software that allows users to speak on a chat channel with other users, much like a telephone conference call.




The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.5.99, released on February 26th, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology.




Desura was shut down a couple years ago.

Desura is a digital distribution service for gamers, putting the best games, mods and downloadable content at your fingertips and ready to play.


Cheat Engine


The default installer contains Opencandy. A version without it is available in the Download page.

Cheat Engine is an open source tool designed to help you with modifying single player games running under window so you can make them harder or easier depending on your preference...




The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.8.0 beta 3, released in October 2005, can be still downloaded from FileHippo

VisualBoyAdvance (VBA) is a free software (GNU GPL) emulator targeted for the Game Boy, Super Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance handheld game consoles sold by...



PCSX2 is a PlayStation 2 emulator for Windows, Linux & Mac, started by the same team that brought you Small PCSX iconPCSX (a Sony PlayStation 1 emulator).



What is RetroArch?RetroArch is a modular multi-system emulator system that is designed to be fast, lightweight, and portable. It has features lacking in some emulators frontends...



A Debian-based Linux distribution designed to run Valve's Steam and Steam games.

  • Free • Open Source
  • Linux


Snes9x is a portable, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.



Minetest is a near-infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft, and the like.



ScummVM is a multi-platform interpreter that runs games using the SCUMM engine made by LucasArts which allows you to run classic graphical point-and-click adventure games...



Discontinued shows last commit was Mar 25, 2017.

AntiMicro is a program used to map keyboard and mouse actions to gamepad/joystick buttons. It is useful for playing games with poor or no gamepad support.



ePSXe (enhanced PSX emulator) is an emulator of the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware.


Twitch is a live-streaming portal that primarily focuses on video gaming, but also used for many other purposes.


Bandicam Screen Recorder

Bandicam is a lightweight screen recorder for Windows that can capture anything on your PC screen. Also, it makes it possible to record a certain area on a PC screen, or capture a game that uses the DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphic technologies.


GOG Galaxy

GOG Galaxy is a game client that allows everyone to play. Optional client, freedom of choice and cross-play.


MSI Afterburner

Tool to manage video cards. Shows video card stats (temp, GPU usage, etc.). Allows overclocking, controlling of fans, etc.