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    What are the best Nostlan alternatives?

    Nostlan is described as 'A front-end or user interface (UI) is the presentation and interaction layer of an app or website. Most modern emulator apps have basic game list UIs that you can interact with using a mouse/keyboard but not a game controller' and is an app in the Gaming Software category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Nostlan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nostlan are Lutris (Free, Open Source), PlayOnLinux (Free, Open Source), Snes9x (Free, Open Source) and ePSXe (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 20, 2022

    1. 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, such as real-time rewinding and game-aware shading. What systems does it play?
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    2. Lutris is an open source gaming platform for GNU/Linux. It allows you to gather and manage (install, configure and launch) all your games acquired from any source, in a single interface.
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    3. PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac at http://www.playonmac.com ) is a tool to help Linux (and Mac) users run games and programs for Windows on Linux (or Mac, FreeBSD), via the use of (as a front-end for) Wine.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Snes9x is a portable, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator. It allows you to play most games designed for the SNES and Super Famicom Nintendo game systems on your PC.

      Main Snes9x mirror: http://snes9x.ipherswipsite.com
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      ePSXe (enhanced PSX emulator) is an emulator of the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware. ePSXe makes use of a plugin system to emulate GPU, SPU, and CD drive functions, similar to the model first introduced in PSEmu Pro.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      PPSSPP is a PSP emulator written in C++, and translates PSP CPU instructions directly into optimized x86, x64 and ARM machine code, using JIT recompilers (dynarecs).
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    4. Unified library for all your games. Features GameHub allows to view, download, install, run and uninstall games from supported sources. Games GameHub supports non-native games as well as native games for Linux.
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    5. Project64 is a Nintendo 64 emulator for the Windows platform. It employs a plugin system that allows 3rd party developers to implement their own software.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • AmigaOS
      • MorphOS
      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 Nintendo.

      Discontinued

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

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.

      Discontinued

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

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