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CD-i Emulator Alternatives

CD-i Emulator is described as 'The CD-i emulator program (cdiemu) provides a fairly complete emulation of the hardware of an actual physical CD-i player' and is a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CD-i Emulator 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 CD-i Emulator are Snes9x, ePSXe, Project64 and VisualBoyAdvance.

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The CD-i emulator program (cdiemu) provides a fairly complete emulation of the hardware of an actual physical CD-i player.

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    RetroArch

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    • OpenPandora
    • Steam
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    137 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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    Snes9x

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    35 alternatives to Snes9x 

    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.

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    1.  PortableSnes9x can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      ePSXe

      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      18 alternatives to ePSXe 

      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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      1.  PortableePSXe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • Project64 icon

      Project64

      16 alternatives to Project64 

      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. It is an emulator, meaning that the user has the option to run ROM files that can be extracted from a Nintendo 64 game...

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      1.  PortableProject64 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      • VisualBoyAdvance icon

        VisualBoyAdvance

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        • BSD
        • Haiku
        • AmigaOS
        • MorphOS
        27 alternatives to VisualBoyAdvance 

        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.

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

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        • AmigaOS
        • MorphOS
        15 alternatives to Mame 

        MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with images of the original arcade game's ROM and disk data, MAME attempts to reproduce that game as faithfully as possible on a more modern general-purpose computer.

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

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        32 alternatives to ZSNES 

        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. ZSNES interface features include: Smoothing and dynamic image scaling; screenshot capture; state...

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        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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      • OpenEmu icon

        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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        Citra

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        • Android
        6 alternatives to Citra 

        An experimental open-source Nintendo 3DS emulator/debugger written in C++. At this time, it only emulates a very small subset of 3DS hardware, and therefore is only useful for booting/debugging very simple homebrew demos. Citra is licensed under the GPLv2. Refer to the license.

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        Snes9x EX

        • Linux
        • Android
        • iPhone
        • iPad
        32 alternatives to Snes9x EX 

        Snes9x EX is an SNES/Super Famicom emulator written in C++ for Android, iOS, WebOS and Linux. It uses the emulation backend from Snes9x and is built on top of the Imagine engine.

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