HyperSpin Alternatives

    HyperSpin is described as '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'. There are more than 10 games similar to HyperSpin for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and AmigaOS. The best alternative is Retropie, which is both free and Open Source. Other HyperSpin like games are LaunchBox (Freemium), D-Fend Reloaded (Free, Open Source), Dig - Emulator Front-End (Freemium) and GameEx (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 16, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Raspberry Pi
      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 you to play your favourite classic games with the minimum set-up.
    1. LaunchBox was originally built as an attractive frontend to DOSBox, but has since expanded to support both modern PC games and emulated console platforms.
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    2. D-Fend Reloaded is a 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.

      Discontinued

      Seems to be no longer in development as the last version 1.4.4 was released in 2015-07-31.

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    3. Painlessly manage and enjoy your retro game collection.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      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 PC solution or plug in for Windows Media Center.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      AdvanceMENU is a GNU/Linux, DOS and Windows front-end for AdvanceMAME, MAME, MESS, RAINE and any other emulator. The main features are: Simply download and run. Copy the executable and run it. Auto update of the ROM info. Vertical and horizontal orientation.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DBGL is a Java frontend for DOSBox, based largely upon the proven interface of D-Fend.
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    4. A slick Windows game manager, which automatically scans and scraps games from Steam (installed or not), Origin, Battle.net, GoG.com and UPlay. It also monitors your play time and allows some automatization like power management and custom commands.

      Discontinued

      The app was discontinued on June 30, 2019. https://gameroom.me/gameroom-discontinued-but-going-open-source

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Wah!Cade is a GNU/Linux friendly clone of Minwah's excellent MameWAH. It's a front end for games and emulators (e.g. the M.A.M.E. arcade game emulator), and has been designed with arcade cabinet controls & projects in mind.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • AmigaOS
      D-Box is an easy to use front-end for DOSBox which enables you to run old MS-DOS games and other applications on a modern computer.
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