RetroArch Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to RetroArch for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Snes9x, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to RetroArch and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to RetroArch are ePSXe (Free), PPSSPP (Free, Open Source), Project64 (Free, Open Source) and ZSNES (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      N-GAGE COOL! gives you the ability to compare the two mobile game decks side-by-side having the very different and unique gameplay experience of both N-GAGE QD and N-GAGE.

      Discontinued

      Official site unavailable.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SegaEMU is a multi-console Sega Emulator. The Sega consoles that are emulated are: * SG-1000 * Genesis / MegaDrive * SegaCD / MegaCD

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, v0.52b, released on November 2003, can be still downloaded from Zophar.net

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Genital is a Sega Genesis/MegaDrive emulator for Pentium DOS machines.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.2.0, was released on June, 2001. It can be still downloaded from the Zophar.net

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    1. Gens+ REWiND! is an Emulator with added support for real-time rewinding!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      MEGASIS is Genesis/MegaDrive emulator for Windows95/98.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 0.06a, released on April 2001, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. retroDrive is Sega Genesis and Sega 32X emulator, formerly "GenSX", formerly "Vegas", this was the public's first 32x emulator ever.
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    3. DebuGens is a modified version of Gens by Fuzzbuzz. It offers dumps for the ROM, RAM and YM2612 channels for debugging purposes, along with Tile Layer Pro palette creation and layer toggling options.
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    4. Gens Re-Recording, formerly known as Gens Movie Test, is a modification of the highly popular Gens emulator by Stéphane Dallongeville (also known as Stef).
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      "jEnesis" is a Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Emulator entirely written in Java.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DBGL is a Java frontend for DOSBox, based largely upon the proven interface of D-Fend.
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