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PCSX Alternatives

PCSX is described as 'free console emulator which allows software and peripherals designed to be used with the Sony PlayStation to be used with personal computers' and is a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are seven alternatives to PCSX 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 great apps like PCSX are ePSXe, OpenEmu, PCSX-Reloaded and pSX.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

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  1. RetroArch icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeRetroArch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    ePSXe

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    ePSXe (enhanced PSX emulator) is an emulator of the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware. ePSXe makes use of a plugin system to emulate GPU, SPU, and CD drive functions, similar to the model first introduced in PSEmu Pro.

    ⚫︎ PortableePSXe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

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    PCSX-Reloaded

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    pSX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PSX is an emulator of the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware. It is Windows and Linux compatible. The original game CDs can be used to play the games. ISO files are also supported. Graphics quality may be dependent on the power of the hardware.

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    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.13, released on February 2008, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    MESS

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MESS 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.

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    FPse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android

    PSX emulator on Windows Mobile or Windows Phone Device and Android. The name means First PlayStation Emulator.

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    Discontinued

    no official update to download!

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