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Mame Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Mame 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 Mame and 12 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Mame are FB Alpha, Kawaks, Nostlan and RetriX.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
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  1. RetroArch icon

    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.

    Main view
  2. FB Alpha icon

    FB Alpha

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    Screenshot


  3. Kawaks icon

    Kawaks

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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!

    Rom selection screen
  4. Nostlan icon

    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.

    Dolphin (Wii, Gamecube, Virtual Console) [Linux, macOS, & Windows]
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    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.

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    EMU7800

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Windows Phone

    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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    ProSystem

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    Food Fight NTSC
  8. Nebula icon

    Nebula

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Screenshot
  9. CD-i Emulator

    • Windows

    The CD-i emulator program (cdiemu) provides a fairly complete emulation of the hardware of an actual physical CD-i player.

    Screenshot
  10. Happy Chick icon

    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...

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