ePSXe Alternatives for Mac

    ePSXe is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ePSXe and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to ePSXe are OpenEmu (Free, Open Source), PCSX-Reloaded (Free, Open Source), Ludo (Free, Open Source) and Nostlan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 10, 2021

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      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 frontends, such as real-time rewinding and game-aware shading. What systems does it play?
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      Most users think RetroArch is a great alternative to ePSXe.
    1. 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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    2. PCSX-Reloaded is a PlayStation Emulator based on PCSX-df 1.9, with support for Windows, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X as well as many bugfixes and improvements. Note: This project is affiliated with neither...
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      Ludo is an Emulator Frontend able to run retro video games. Ludo does not emulate the consoles itself, but does it through emulator plugins called libretro cores. Libretro cores are well known emulators (like Snes9x or Genesis Plus GX or PCSX) stripped from their user interface.
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    3. 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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      DuckStation is an simulator/emulator of the Sony PlayStation(TM) console, focusing on playability, speed, and long-term maintainability. The goal is to be as accurate as possible while maintaining performance suitable for low-end devices.
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      ivnelias Open Source and already better looking than epsxe, the memory card editor is a useful tool, it has a game list. In contrast epsxe seems to not have been updated in years
      Positive comment 4 months ago

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      MESS emulates portable and console gaming systems, computer platforms and calculators. The project strives for accuracy and portability and therefore is not always the fastest emulator for any one particular system.
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