C64 Forever Alternatives

    C64 Forever is described as 'revolutionary Commodore 64 emulator, preservation and support package'. There are five alternatives to C64 Forever for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, MorphOS, Solaris and AmigaOS. The best alternative is VICE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like C64 Forever are Frodo (Free), JaC64 (Free, Open Source), Hoxs64 (Free) and Power20 (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 3, 2018

    • VICE is a program that runs on a Unix, MS-DOS, Win32, OS/2, Acorn RISC OS, BeOS, QNX 4.x, QNX 6.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • Solaris
      • AmigaOS
      • MorphOS
    • Frodo is a robust Commodore 64 Emulator for the Macintosh.
      • Free
      • Mac


    • A Java-based Commodore 64 emulator. Runs most of C64 games and many demos.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • Hoxs64 is a Commodore 64 emulator for Microsoft Windows 10. The emulator substantially reproduces this legacy machine in minute detail. Hoxs64 is available for download.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • Power20 is an emulator for the Commodore VIC-20.
      • Mac