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    Mame Alternatives

    Mame is described as 'MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with images of the original arcade game's ROM and disk data, MAME attempts to reproduce that game as faithfully as possible on a more modern general-purpose computer' and is a popular Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mame for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, Linux and Windows Phone. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mame are OpenEmu, FB Alpha, Kawaks and Nostlan.

    This page was last updated May 20, 2022
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    MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with images of the original arcade game's...
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.
    1. Open Emu is an open source project to bring game emulation to OS X as a first class citizen, leveraging modern OS X technologies such as Cocoa, Core Animation and Quartz, and 3rd party libraries like Sparkle for auto-updating.


    2. FB Alpha or FBA as it is commonly known is an emulator of arcade games, that is, it takes the program code, graphics data, etc., from an original arcade game and emulates the hardware to make the game run in it's original form.
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      Kawaks is a streamlined Neo-Geo/Capcom (CPS1/2) emulator that works well even in low-end computers and is compatible with Kaillera Netplay. You can assign macros to specific keys to perform otherwise complicated supermoves!
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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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      An Atari 7800 emulator implemented using Microsoft's .NET platform. Most ProSystem (7800) and VCS (2600) titles run well. EMU7800 runs on Windows Vista SP2 and higher systems. Performance is sufficient on current hardware.
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      The ProSystem Emulator is an Atari 7800 emulator for the PC and Windows OS. The emulator was written in C++ using the Windows API and DirectX. It emulates the Atari 7800 NTSC and PAL TV standards.
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      Nebula is an arcade emulator. Specifically it emulates the CPS 1 & 2, Neo-Geo, PGM (PolyGameMaster) and Konami systems. Features include multiplayer, netplay and cheat code support.
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      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...
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