MESS Alternatives

    MESS is described as 'emulates portable and console gaming systems, computer platforms and calculators. The project strives for accuracy and portability and therefore is not always the fastest emulator for any one particular system'. There are more than 50 games similar to MESS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other MESS like games are Snes9x (Free, Open Source), ePSXe (Free), Project64 (Free, Open Source) and VisualBoyAdvance (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      This is a custom version of Snes9x which adds an HQ2X filter.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, v04-05-04, released in May 2004, can be still downloaded from Zophar.net

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Satourne is an emulator for the Sega Saturn and Sega ST-V hardware. It can play commercial games.

      Discontinued

      last official update: 30.08.06

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Jailbreak-free Game Boy and Game Boy Color emulator for iPhone and iPad. Game Play COLOR is an open-source, browser-based emulator that lets you run games from Google Drive for a jailbreak-free way of running GBA games on iOS.
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      John SNES is a feature-packed Super Nintendo emulator for Android with high compatibility and long history of development and support.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Fake64 one of the older N64 emulators, but is suprisingly fast, as well as it can support a wide range of games.
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