Mame Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Mame for Windows if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Windows alternative is Small RetroArch iconRetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 15 alternatives to Mame and 12 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Mame are Small RetriX iconRetriX (Free, Open Source), Small Happy Chick iconHappy Chick (Free), Small Nostlan iconNostlan (Free, Open Source) and Small FB Alpha iconFB Alpha (Free, Open Source).

MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. If you're 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: 8/30/2019 10:48:00 PM

Alternatives to Mame for Windows 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 Steam Raspberry Pi Playstation Xbox

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  • RetriX

    RetriX is the first Libretro front end that is optimized for multiple input methods: gamepad, mouse + keyboard and touch are all first class citizens. RetriX is also built from the ground up to take advantage of Windows 10's gaming and security features. It can run on desktop, tablet, phone and Xbox One (in dev mode). Holographic, Mixed Reality and Continuum on phone should work too but haven't been tested. - One app.

    Free Open Source Windows Windows Mobile Windows Phone Xbox

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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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  • 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. Nostlan looks similar to media viewers like Kaleidescape and AppleTV. You can interact with it using a mouse or game controller. Unlike other popular front-end launchers for video game emulators, Nostlan has a minimalistic design that prioritizes box art, not metadata.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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