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John GBA Alternatives

John GBA is described as 'GBA emulator for android powered devices' and is a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to John GBA for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like John GBA are VisualBoyAdvance, higan, mGBA and Visual Boy Advance-M.

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  • Android Tablet

GBA emulator for android powered devices.

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  1. RetroArch icon

    RetroArch

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    • OpenPandora
    • Steam
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    137 alternatives to RetroArch 

    RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.

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    1.  Controller SupportRetroArch supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    2.  Dark ModeRetroArch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. VisualBoyAdvance icon

    VisualBoyAdvance

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS
    27 alternatives to VisualBoyAdvance 

    VisualBoyAdvance (VBA) is a free software (GNU GPL) emulator targeted for the Game Boy, Super Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance handheld game consoles sold by Nintendo.

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    1.  PortableVisualBoyAdvance can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.8.0 beta 3, released in October 2005, can be still downloaded from FileHippo

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  3. higan icon

    higan

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    50 alternatives to higan 

    higan was formerly known as bsnes. The project was renamed after becoming a multi-system emulator.

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    1.  Portablehigan can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    mGBA

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to mGBA 

    mGBA is an open source emulator of the Game Boy Advance. The goals are speed and accuracy.

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    1.  PortablemGBA can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Visual Boy Advance-M icon

    Visual Boy Advance-M

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to Visual Boy Advance-M 

    VisualBoyAdvance (commonly abbreviated as VBA) is a free emulator of the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance handheld game consoles as well as of Super Game Boy and Super Game Boy 2.

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    Nostlan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    115 alternatives to Nostlan 

    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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    1.  Controller SupportNostlan supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
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    RetriX

    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Windows Phone
    • Xbox
    102 alternatives to RetriX 

    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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    Delta Emulator

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • AltStore
    26 alternatives to Delta Emulator 

    The number one Game Boy Advance emulator for iOS is back, and has been rewritten from the ground up for iOS 7.

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    My Boy!

    • Android
    • Windows Phone
    26 alternatives to My Boy! 

    My Boy! is an emulator to run GameBoy Advance games on the broadest range of Android devices, from very low-end phones to modern tablets. It emulates nearly all aspects of the real hardware correctly.

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    1.  Controller SupportMy Boy! supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
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  10. BoycottAdvance icon

    BoycottAdvance

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    23 alternatives to BoycottAdvance 

    BoycottAdvance is a free and portable emulator for the Nintendo Gameboy Advance handheld. Program is available on Windows, Macintosh, BeOS, Linux, FreeBSD and there is even a Java port, playable online.

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    1.  PortableBoycottAdvance can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      last update: September 27, 2008

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