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Boxer Alternatives

Boxer is described as 'plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac' and is a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Boxer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Boxer are DOSBox, OpenEmu, ScummVM and LaunchBox.

Boxer alternatives are mainly DOS Emulators but may also be Game Emulators or Game Library Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Boxer.
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  1. RetroArch icon

    RetroArch

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    • OpenPandora
    • Steam
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    138 alternatives to RetroArch 

    RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.

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    1.  Controller SupportRetroArch supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    2.  Dark ModeRetroArch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    RetroArch is NOT AN EMULATOR. It is a FRONTEND

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  2. DOSBox icon

    DOSBox

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    13 alternatives to DOSBox 

    DOSBox is an emulator program which emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running a DOS operating system. Many IBM PC compatible graphics and sound cards are also emulated. This means that original DOS programs (including PC games) are provided with an environment in which they...

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    1.  PortableDOSBox can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    OpenEmu

    35 alternatives to OpenEmu 

    Open Emu is an open source project to bring game emulation to OS X as a first class citizen, leveraging modern OS X technologies such as Cocoa, Core Animation and Quartz, and 3rd party libraries like Sparkle for auto-updating.

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    ScummVM

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS
    9 alternatives to ScummVM 

    ScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for...

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    1.  PortableScummVM can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    LaunchBox

    • Windows
    • Android
    32 alternatives to LaunchBox 

    LaunchBox was originally built as an attractive frontend to DOSBox, but has since expanded to support both modern PC games and emulated console platforms. LaunchBox aims to be the one-stop shop for gaming on your computer, for both modern and...

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    1.  PortableLaunchBox can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Nostlan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    115 alternatives to Nostlan 

    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.

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    1.  Controller SupportNostlan supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    Dolphin (Wii, Gamecube, Virtual Console) [Linux, macOS, & Windows]
    Cemu (Wii U) [Windows & Linux* using Wine]
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    RetriX

    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Windows Phone
    • Xbox
    102 alternatives to RetriX 

    RetriX is an emulator front end for UWP, on all the hardware platforms it supports: it serves the same purpose as RetroArch but is built from the ground up to integrate as well as possible with Windows.

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    D-Fend Reloaded

    • Windows
    • DOSBox
    15 alternatives to D-Fend Reloaded 

    D-Fend Reloaded is a graphical environment for DOSBox . DOSBox emulates a complete computer including the DOS commandline and allows to run nearly all old DOS based games on modern hardware with any of the newer Windows versions.

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    Discontinued

    Seems to be no longer in development as the last version 1.4.4 was released in 2015-07-31.

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    RetroX

    102 alternatives to RetroX 

    RetroX is an Android application that will help you organize and play your own Retro Games with the less possible effort. Put your collection in your device and RetroX will take care of the rest.

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    DBGL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • DOSBox
    15 alternatives to DBGL 

    DBGL is a Java frontend for DOSBox, based largely upon the proven interface of D-Fend.

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    1.  PortableDBGL can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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