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    jDosbox is described as 'This is an x86 emulator written in pure Java based on the Dosbox project. It currently supports running Dosbox's built in DOS and well as booting into Windows 95/98/NT4' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to jDosbox for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Xbox. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like jDosbox are DOSBox (Free, Open Source), Nostlan (Free, Open Source), RetriX (Free, Open Source) and AmpShell (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 17, 2019
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    This is an x86 emulator written in pure Java based on the Dosbox project. It currently supports running Dosbox's built...
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      RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.
    1. DOSBox is an emulator program which emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running a DOS operating system. Many IBM PC compatible graphics and sound cards are also emulated.


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      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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      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 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.


    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.

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

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      vDos lets you conveniently run DOS applications by emulating a (spiced up) DOS PC in a window. vDos itself runs on Windows 32 and 64-bit systems, Windows 7 or later.
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    3. DOSEMU stands for DOS Emulation, and allows you to run DOS and many DOS programs, including many DPMI applications such as DOOM and Windows 3.1, under Linux.
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      vDosPlus is designed to run non-gaming DOS applications in all current Windows versions.
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    4. Boxer plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac.

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      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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