OpenEmu Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to OpenEmu for Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, Web and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to OpenEmu.

Open-source, multi-emulator front-end for a unified gaming experience on Mac. If you're looking for more info about OpenEmu 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: 3/12/2020 3:31:00 PM

Alternatives to OpenEmu for all platforms 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.

    • Not nearly as easy to use as OpenEmu Guest • Dec 2018 • 16 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Although you lose the simplicity and charm of OpenEmu, it's easily the best alternative on Windows. Guest • Aug 2019 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not easy to use. I tried several times to set this up but couldn't. :( Guest • Aug 2019 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • they both provide good library interfaces and ways of organising game backups, as well as being able to choose different shaders for different systems, and being able to choose an emulator core separately from the main gui which stays the same. Guest • May 2018 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It will run on anything the low hardware cost makes it affordable for any budget. Guest • Feb 2018 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It emulates a variety of systems. Guest • Oct 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry iPad OpenPandora Steam Raspberry Pi Playstation Xbox

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  • Dolphin Emulator

    Dolphin is an emulator for two recent Nintendo video game consoles: the GameCube and the Wii. It allows PC gamers to enjoy games for these two consoles in full HD (1080p) with several enhancements: compatibility with all PC controllers, turbo speed, networked multiplayer, and even more!

    • Doesn't do the same systems as openemu Guest • Jan 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's an emulator, not an frontend. Guest • Jul 2019 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

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  • GameHub

    Unified library for all your games. Features GameHub allows to view, download, install, run and uninstall games from supported sources. Games GameHub supports non-native games as well as native games for Linux. It supports multiple compatibility layers for non-native games: Wine / Proton DOSBox RetroArch ScummVM It also allows to add custom emulators. GameHub supports WineWrap — a set of preconfigured wrappers for supported games.

    Free Open Source Linux AppImageHub Flatpak

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  • VisualBoyAdvance

    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
    • OpenEmu has a bunch of emulators. Visual Boy Advance is only for the GameBoy series. Guest • Nov 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Openemu is a multi emulation software. VisualBoyAdvance emulates only one system. Guest • Jan 2016 • 10 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku ... AmigaOS MorphOS

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  • higan

    higan was formerly known as bsnes. The project was renamed after becoming a multi-system emulator. higan is a Nintendo multi-system emulator that began development on 2004-10-14. It currently supports the following systems: Famicom Super Famicom Game Boy Game Boy Color Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS higan also supports the following subsystems: Super Game Boy BS-X Satellaview Sufami Turbo

    • It's an emulator, not an frontend. Guest • Jul 2019 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • CoolROM

    CoolROM is a database and download site for emulators and ROMs of classic videogame systems such as Nintendo 64, SNES, Game Boy and more. Have you ever wanted to play old videogames on your computer? Emulators allow you to run software and games made for another system and to play games for those systems, you use ROMs. CoolROM provides more information about this gaming phenomenon as well as downloads for various emulators and ROMs.

    Free Web

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  • Mame

    MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with images of the original arcade game's ROM and disk data, MAME attempts to reproduce that game as faithfully as possible on a more modern general-purpose computer. MAME can currently emulate several thousand different classic arcade video games from the late 1970s through the modern era.

    • It's an emulator, not an frontend. Guest • Jul 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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  • Kega Fusion

    Kega Fusion is an emulator for the Sega Genesis / Megadrive, Master System, Game Gear, 32x, SegaCD/MegaCD, SVP, Pico, SG-1000, SC-3000, and SF-7000 emulator for Win9x/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Win7, Mac OSX (Intel), and Linux.

    • Discontinued
      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.64, released on March 7, 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • RPCS3

    RPCS3 is an experimental open-source Sony PlayStation 3 emulator and debugger written in C++ for Windows and Linux. RPCS3 began development in May of 2011 by its founders, DH and Hykem. Progress Each month we aim to publish a technical and visual progress report that showcases our latest progress completed by our developers and talented contributors. Similarly to most emulator projects we want to be as open as possible with our progress.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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