RetroArch Alternatives for Windows
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 on your PC.
- - Snes9x is the most popular Windows alternative to RetroArch.
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Retroarch is not an emulator. Retroarch is a frontend for Libretro, which is a backend in which "cores" can be implemented and then run through a frontend(RA in this case.) These cores are emulators, and are what do most of the work of emulating systems. The vast majority of Libretro cores are simply preexisting emulators (like Snes9x!) ported into the Libretro API.4
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).
- - PPSSPP is the most popular Android & iPhone alternative to RetroArch.
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PPSSPP is an emulator, whereas RetroArch is a front-end for multiple emulators and the games using them.0
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.
- - ePSXe is the most popular Android Tablet alternative to RetroArch.
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ePSXe is a single emulator, whereas RetroArch is a front-end for multiple emulators and games using them !0
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
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Retroarch is for ios VBA is for windows-9
Project64 is a Nintendo 64 emulator for the Windows platform. It employs a plugin system that allows 3rd party developers to implement their own software. It is an emulator, meaning that the user has the option to run ROM files that can be extracted from a Nintendo 64 game...
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Project64 is an emulator, whereas RetroArch is a front-end for multiple emulators and the games using them.0
ZSNES is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System emulator. Aside from emulation accuracy, many interface features first introduced in ZSNES have been adopted by other emulators. ZSNES interface features include: Smoothing and dynamic image scaling; screenshot capture; state...
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.51, released in January 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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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.
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Mame is an emulator, whereas RetroArch is a front-end for multiple emulators and the games using them.0
DuckStation is an simulator/emulator of the Sony PlayStation(TM) console, focusing on playability, speed, and long-term maintainability. The goal is to be as accurate as possible while maintaining performance suitable for low-end devices.
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DuckStation is an emulator, whereas RetroArch is a front-end for multiple emulators and the games using them.0
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.
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ScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for...
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ScummVM is an emulator, whereas RetroArch is a front-end for multiple emulators and the games using them.0
mGBA is an open source emulator of the Game Boy Advance. The goals are speed and accuracy.
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mGBA is an emulator, whereas RetroArch is a front-end for multiple emulators and the games using them.0
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.