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My Boy! Alternatives

My Boy! is described as 'emulator to run GameBoy Advance games on the broadest range of Android devices, from very low-end phones to modern tablets. It emulates nearly all aspects of the real hardware correctly' and is a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to My Boy! for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like My Boy! are VisualBoyAdvance, OpenEmu, mGBA and higan.

This page was last updated Jan 20, 2022
My Boy!
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

My Boy! is an emulator to run GameBoy Advance games on the broadest range of Android devices, from very low-end phones to...

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  1. 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.

  2. VisualBoyAdvance

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS

    VisualBoyAdvance (VBA) is a free software (GNU GPL) emulator targeted for the Game Boy, Super Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance handheld game consoles sold by Nintendo.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.8.0 beta 3, released in October 2005, can be still downloaded from FileHippo

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    It is very similar and great to use!

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  3. OpenEmu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

  4. mGBA

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    mGBA is an open source emulator of the Game Boy Advance. The goals are speed and accuracy.

  5. higan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    higan was formerly known as bsnes. The project was renamed after becoming a multi-system emulator.

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  6. Mednafen

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Mednafen is a portable, utilizing OpenGL and SDL, argument(command-line)-driven multi-system emulator with many advanced features.

  7. VisualBoyAdvance-M

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    VisualBoyAdvance (commonly abbreviated as VBA) is a free emulator of the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance handheld game consoles as well as of Super Game Boy and Super Game Boy 2.

  8. No$GBA

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    NO$GBA is a Nintendo DS emulator for Microsoft Windows. It is capable of running commercial and homebrew Gameboy Advance and Nintendo DS games, such as Pokémon Diamond which the latest version is able to run at full speed with no graphical glitches.

  9. 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.

  10. 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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