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Lakka Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Lakka for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows 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 Lakka and ten of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Lakka are Ludo, LaunchBox, Nostlan and BizHawk.

Lakka alternatives are mainly Game Emulators but may also be Operating Systems or Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Lakka.
This page was last updated Jan 9, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
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  • HummingBoard
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Nintendo Switch
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Lakka is the official Linux distribution of RetroArch and the libretro ecosystem. Each game system is implemented as a...

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  1. RetroArch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    • OpenPandora
    • Steam
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

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

  2. Ludo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  3. LaunchBox

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    LaunchBox was originally built as an attractive frontend to DOSBox, but has since expanded to support both modern PC games and emulated console platforms.

  4. Nostlan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  5. BizHawk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    BizHawk is a multi-system emulator designed predominantly around the production of Tool Assisted Speedruns (TAS). BizHawk focuses on core accuracy and power user tools while still being an easy-to-use emulator for casual gaming.



  6. RetriX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Windows Phone
    • Xbox

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. Happy Chick

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Happy Chick emulates more than 18 systems all in one APP, some of the included emulators are FAB/MAME/MAMEPLUS,PS,PSP,FC(NES),SFC(SNES),GBA,GBC,MD,NDS,DC,NGP,WS(WSC),PCE, ONS…etc. More games will be updated in the future...

  9. Terminal Launch V

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Terminal Launch V is the final version of a 3yr project to make a very simple, clean, and fast frontend. Simply select your console, your game, and play. It does this without all the bloating. This software is always in development and improvement from the users.

  10. RetroBat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    RetroBat is a set of Batch and Powershell scripts written to easily configure and launch EmulationStation for Windows. This frontend software is intended to gather your ROMs collection and run games with compatible emulators such as RetroArch.

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