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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      This is a custom version of Snes9x which adds an HQ2X filter.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, v04-05-04, released in May 2004, can be still downloaded from Zophar.net

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Satourne is an emulator for the Sega Saturn and Sega ST-V hardware. It can play commercial games.

      Discontinued

      last official update: 30.08.06

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      This is an x86 emulator written in pure Java based on the Dosbox project. It currently supports running Dosbox's built in DOS and well as booting into Windows 95/98/NT4.
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    1. Supercade is a lagless P2P (peer-to-peer) arcade game emulator. It currently supports over 150 games.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      PCSP is a Sony PSP emulator written in written in c++.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.4, released in October 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      A Nintendo 3DS Emulator, It's very simple and is only capable of running homebrews.

      Discontinued

      hasn't had a release in 3 years, no signs of development

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      3DS Emulator Prototype
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