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D-Fend Reloaded Alternatives

D-Fend Reloaded is described as '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' and is a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to D-Fend Reloaded for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like D-Fend Reloaded are LaunchBox, Nostlan, RetriX and AmpShell.

D-Fend Reloaded alternatives are mainly Game Emulators but may also be DOS Emulators or Game Library Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of D-Fend Reloaded.
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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.
    Main view
    Online updater
    Screen keyboard
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    It is an emulator and not a frontend, so Retroarch is in the wrong section being recommended here.

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    D-Fend is a Frontend while RetroArch is an emulator.

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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.
    Immerse Yourself
    Organize Your Collection
    Get Up and Running Right Away
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    Because it is more feature rich and compatible with recent dosbox versions.

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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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    AmpShell

    • Windows
    3 alternatives to AmpShell 

    AmpShell is a DOSBox front-end for Windows. The purpose of AmpShell is to make you run games in DOSBox with a simple double click. Includes a portable mode with DOSBox already installed.

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    Boxer

    • Mac
    19 alternatives to Boxer 

    Boxer plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.4.0, released in February 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    HyperSpin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    19 alternatives to HyperSpin 

    HyperSpin is an animated arcade frontend for Windows for use on Home Arcade Machines. HyperSpin allows you to create custom menu systems to run most executables with that arcade look and feel. HyperSpin takes a more artwork oriented approach to creating menu's.

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    QuickPlay

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to QuickPlay 

    QuickPlay is a windows powerful universal emulator 'frontend-of-frontends', which has support for countless emulators and systems, old and new, with a philosophy of being quick and easy for new users, yet comprehensive and flexible for old-timers.

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    1.  PortableQuickPlay can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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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    It works well and is simple

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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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