Alternatives to RetroArch for Linux with any license

  • PlayOnLinux

    PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac at http://www.playonmac.com ) is a tool to help Linux (and Mac) users run games and programs for Windows on Linux (or Mac, FreeBSD), via the use...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD Wine FreeBSD

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  • Snes9x

    Snes9x is a portable, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator. It allows you to play most games designed for the SNES and Super Famicom Nintendo game systems...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • ZSNES

    ZSNES is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System emulator. Aside from emulation accuracy, many interface features first introduced in ZSNES have been adopted by other...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.51, released in January 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • ePSXe

    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...

    Free Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

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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...

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

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

    ScummVM is a multi-platform interpreter that runs games using the SCUMM engine made by LucasArts which allows you to run classic graphical point-and-click adventure...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone S60 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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  • PPSSPP

    PPSSPP is a PSP emulator written in C++, and translates PSP CPU instructions directly into optimized x86, x64 and ARM machine code, using JIT recompilers (dynarecs). ...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Blackberry

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  • EmulationStation

    A graphical and themeable emulator front-end that allows you to access all your favorite games in one place, even without a keyboard!.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.1a, released in March 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • CrossOver

    CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications and games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux computer.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X Linux

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  • Lakka

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Cubieboard Raspberry Pi ... Odroid

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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

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