OpenEmu Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to OpenEmu for Mac if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Mac alternative is Small RetroArch iconRetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 30 alternatives to OpenEmu and 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to OpenEmu are Small Dolphin Emulator iconDolphin Emulator (Free, Open Source), Small higan iconhigan (Free, Open Source), Small VisualBoyAdvance iconVisualBoyAdvance (Free, Open Source) and Small Mame iconMame (Free, Open Source).

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: 12/20/2019 5:55:00 PM

Alternatives to OpenEmu for Mac 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 • 17 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not easy to use. I tried several times to set this up but couldn't. :( Guest • Aug 2019 • 6 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Although you lose the simplicity and charm of OpenEmu, it's easily the best alternative on Windows. Guest • Aug 2019 • 2 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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • PCSX-Reloaded

    PCSX-Reloaded is a PlayStation Emulator based on PCSX-df 1.9, with support for Windows, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X as well as many bugfixes and improvements. Note: This project is affiliated with neither PCSX nor PCSX-df project and should be considered as an separate derived work, so please don't confuse this project with the original PCSX or bother the original PCSX developers with problems concerning this project. Fork is still updated and maintained: https://github .

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Ludo

    Ludo is an Emulator Frontend able to run retro video games. Ludo does not emulate the consoles itself, but does it through emulator plugins called libretro cores. Libretro cores are well known emulators (like Snes9x or Genesis Plus GX or PCSX) stripped from their user interface. They contain only console specific logic.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • mGBA

    mGBA is a new Game Boy Advance emulator written in C. The project started in April 2013 with the goal of being fast enough to run on lower end hardware than other emulators support, without sacrificing accuracy or portability. Even in the initial version, games generally play without problems. It is loosely based on the previous GBA.js emulator, although very little of GBA.js can still be seen in mGBA.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Pegasus

    Pegasus is a graphical frontend for browsing your game library (especially retro games) and launching them from one place. It's focusing on customizability, cross platform support (including embedded devices) and high performance. Instead of launching different games with different emulators one by one manually, you can add them to Pegasus and launch the games from a friendly graphical screen from your couch.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Raspberry Pi

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