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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PuNES is a high accuracy NES emulator. In addition to the standard color pallettes used by most NES emulators, PuNES uses a color palette derived from an actual tv.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      BoycottAdvance is a free and portable emulator for the Nintendo Gameboy Advance handheld. Program is available on Windows, Macintosh, BeOS, Linux, FreeBSD and there is even a Java port, playable online.

      Discontinued

      last update: September 27, 2008

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      KiGB is the most accurate and free portable emulator for Gameboy, Gameboy Color and Super Gameboy for Windows, Linux and MS-DOS.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Sixtyforce is an emulator that runs Nintendo 64 games. It does this by dynamically translating the code that a Nintendo 64 uses into something your Mac understands.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SNEeSe is a Super NintEndo Entertainment System Emulator for PC's running MS-DOS, with at least a 486 CPU. Initial development by Savoury SnaX, with Santeri Saarimaa and later Charles Bilyue' joining the project in-progress.

      Discontinued

      Latest public release: v0.841 (22-6-2005).

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      • Windows
      Pasofami is the first Super Famicom emulator in Japan, it started developing from 1995.

      Discontinued

      No recent activity/updates.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SNESGT is a super famicom emulator. It is said it has the most accurate BS Satellaview emulation.

      Discontinued

      No recent activity/updates.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      The famous SNES emulator for android - FREE - Save/Load states - Virutal Touch Keys - Seamless Integrated with ROM download - Customize keys - WiiMote support - Save/Load states
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    1. The CD-i emulator program (cdiemu) provides a fairly complete emulation of the hardware of an actual physical CD-i player.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      NES emulator for Android devices.
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