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FCEUX is described as 'Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Famicom, and Famicom Disk System (FDS) emulator. It supports both PAL (European) and NTSC (USA/JPN) modes. It supports both Windows and SDL versions for cross compatibility' and is a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FCEUX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Nestopia, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FCEUX are Mesen, Nesoid, Nestopia UE (Undead Edition) and puNES.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

FCEUX is a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Famicom, and Famicom Disk System (FDS) emulator. It supports both PAL...

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  1. Nestopia icon

    Nestopia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Nestopia is a NES emulator that was written in C++ and it is perfect for games requiring precise timing since it is very cycle-accurate. With support for an incredible amount of mappers.

    ⚫︎ PortableNestopia can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.40, released in June 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  2. Mesen icon

    Mesen

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Mesen is a NES/Famicom emulator and NSF player. It is still a work in progress and under active development.

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  3. Nesoid icon

    Nesoid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    NES emulator for Android phones.

    This project is based on sources, published by original Nesoid developer, who in turn used code of GPFCE, forked from FCEUltra, currently incarnation of which is known as FCEUX.

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  4. Nestopia UE (Undead Edition) icon

    Nestopia UE (Undead Edition)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Nestopia is a portable NES/Famicom emulator written in C++. Nestopia UE (Undead Edition) is a fork of the original source code, with enhancements from members of the emulation community.

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  5. puNES icon

    puNES

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PuNES is a high accuracy NES emulator.

    In addition to the standard color pallettes used by most NES emulators, PuNES uses a color palette derived from an actual tv.

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  6. NESBox icon

    NESBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows RT
    • Windows Phone
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • Adobe Flash Player

    Nesbox Emulator is a multiplatform emulator of video consoles. You can play your favorite NES, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and GameBoy Color/Advanced games on any computer working under Windows 8.1/RT/Phone or directly in the browser.

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    MESS

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  8. VirtuaNES icon

    VirtuaNES

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    VirtuaNES is Famicom/NES emulator for Win32.

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    Discontinued

    last version, 0.97, was released on October 14, 2007

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  9. NES.emu icon

    NES.emu

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    NES emulator for Android devices.

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  10. JSNES icon

    JSNES

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    A JavaScript NES emulator.

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