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    Recalbox Alternatives

    Recalbox is described as 'light embedded system created to run on the raspberryPi ,raspberryPI 2 and others!' and is an app in the gaming software category. There are six alternatives to Recalbox for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Raspberry Pi, Odroid, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Retropie, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Recalbox are Lakka, Batocera.linux, Pi Entertainment System and RetroBat.

    Recalbox is mainly a Game Emulator but alternatives to it may also be Linux Distros or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Recalbox.
    This page was last updated May 5, 2022
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Odroid
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    Recalbox is a light embedded system created to run on the raspberryPi ,raspberryPI 2 and others!
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      • Linux
      • Raspberry Pi
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      RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi or PC into a retro-gaming machine. It builds upon Raspbian, EmulationStation, RetroArch and many other projects to enable you to play your favourite classic games with the minimum set-up.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Cubieboard
      • HummingBoard
      • Raspberry Pi
      • Nintendo Switch
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      Lakka is the official Linux distribution of RetroArch and the libretro ecosystem. Each game system is implemented as a libretro core, while the frontend RetroArch takes care of inputs and display.


    1. batocera.linux is an operating system (like Windows 10 and Mac OS) specialized in retrogaming available for your pc and different nano computers like the Raspberry and the Odroids. Note that you must own games you play in order to respect legality.
    2. PES is a graphical front end for a variety of games console emulators that has been written in Python which is intended for use on the Raspberry Pi.
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      RetroBat is a set of Batch and Powershell scripts written to easily configure and launch EmulationStation for Windows. This frontend software is intended to gather your ROMs collection and run games with compatible emulators such as RetroArch.


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      • Linux
      • Raspberry Pi
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      A fully customizable "console" in your living room that not only plays all the classic games you grew up with, but also brings modern features such as Gaming Achievements, Gaming Profiles, Online play, Social Interaction and more?.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer accessible, but has been archived by Archive.org (https://web.archive.org/web/20160317030645/http://ignition.io/) and the source code is available on GitHub: https://github.com/alexjstubbs/ignition-dev

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