Mame Alternatives and Similar Games

Alternatives to Mame for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 15 apps similar to Mame.

MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. If your looking for more info about Mame like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 11/12/2018 7:38:00 AM

Alternatives to Mame for all platforms with any license

  • RetroArch

    What is RetroArch? RetroArch is a modular multi-system emulator system that is designed to be fast, lightweight, and portable. It has features lacking in some emulators frontends, such as real-time rewinding and game-aware shading.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry iPad OpenPandora Raspberry Pi

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  • EmulationStation

    EmulationStation is a graphical and themeable emulator front-end that allows you to access all your favorite games in one place, even without a keyboard! Works with any controller EmulationStation provides an interface that is usable with any 4-button controller, set up from within the program itself.

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.1a, released in March 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

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  • OpenEmu

    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. Open Emu is based on a modular architecture, allowing for game-engine plugins, this means Open Emu can support a host of different emulation engines and back-ends while retaining a familiar OS X native front-end.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Kawaks

    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!

    Free Windows

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  • Happy Chick

    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... Happy Chick is compatible with game controller on Android devices, free of button mapping settings, just play! If your OS is not Android, you are free to set up your own button map.

    Free Windows Android iPhone iPad

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  • ProSystem

    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.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • FB Alpha

    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. As far as the game is concerned it is running in it's original cabinet. FB Alpha is an open-source project and it is programmed by a group of people known as the FBA Team.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • RetroX

    RetroX is an Android application that will help you organize and play your own Retro Games with the less possible effort. Put your collection in your device and RetroX will take care of the rest. Some unique RetroX features include: Continue playing your favorite games anywhere, your save states and memory cards are stored in our cloud. Server based pre settings to run games that require additional configurations. Easy to access game specific configuration options.

    Freemium Android

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  • EMU7800

    EMU7800 offers classic video game nostalgia on demand! It is a portrayal of the Atari 7800 ProSystem home video gaming experience (c. 1987) which included compatibility with the older and more popular Atari 2600 Video Computer System.

    Free Open Source Windows Android Windows Phone

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  • SDLMAME / MESS

    SDLMame is a variant of M.A.M.E. (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator). SDLMame should work with both Mac, Linux and any other SDL framework supported OS. SDLMame provides Mac and Linux users the latest build of Mame with only minimal lag time against the Dos and Win builds. http://sdlmame.lngn.net/ Ideally you will need to install SDL Framework first and use a Mame Frontend (I recommend MameLauncher for Mac).

    Free Personal Mac Linux

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  • Shmupmame

    Shmupmame is a variant of the MAME emulator optimized for Shoot-em-up games (Shmups). Based on Mameplus! '99, it includes improved drivers, audio and audio volumes to enhance these types of games.

    Free Windows

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  • Nebula

    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.

    Free Windows

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  • Bottlenose

    Bottlenose scrapes multiple database sites for the highest quality box art. It has a unified UI for mouse/game controller interaction. Uses individual emulators: no cores and no input lag. Aesthetic themes for each console. It has a simple, minimalistic UI with heavy focus on game box art, not metadata.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • BeMAME

    BeMAME is a BeOS native version of MAME which is one of the most popular emulators ever. It supports a few thousand classic arcade games, including the famous Neo Geo games! Built-in userfriendly GUI.

    • Discontinued Last version, 0.8, was released on February 20th, 2004. It can be still downloaded from BeEmulated.net

    Free Open Source Haiku

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