Alternatives to EmulationStation for all platforms with any license

  • RetroArch

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry iPad OpenPandora Raspberry Pi

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    • RetroArch allows you to emulate directly using "cores" included with the program and downloadable from their website. EmulationStation does not do emulation, and only acts as a front-end for other emulators installed on the system. Guest • Feb 2018 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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  • Lakka

    Lakka is the official Linux distribution of RetroArch and the libretro ecosystem. Each game system is implemented as a libretro core, while the frontend RetroArch takes...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Cubieboard Raspberry Pi ... Odroid

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  • 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...

    Free Windows

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  • recalboxOS

    recalboxOS is a light embedded system created to run on the raspberryPi , on the raspberryPI 2 and on PC x86 / x64. You can transform your rpi in an emulation...

    Free Open Source Linux Raspbian Raspberry Pi Odroid

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  • Retropie

    RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi or PC into a retro-gaming machine. It builds upon Raspbian, EmulationStation, RetroArch and many other projects to enable...

    Free Open Source Linux Raspberry Pi

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  • batocera.linux

    batocera.linux is an operating system (like Windows 10 and Mac OS) specialized in retrogaming available for your pc and different nano computers like the Raspberry and...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Raspberry Pi Odroid

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  • 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...

    Freemium Android

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  • GameEx

    GameEx is a graphical DirectX based front-end for MAME, GameBase, Daphne, PC Games, and all command line based game emulators, along with being a complete Home Theatre...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Matsu

    Matsu is a free and ad-supported emulator for Android supporting multiple videogame systems from SNES to PSX and featuring save states, fast forward and rewind. ...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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