Alternatives to VirtuaNES for all platforms with Free License

  • Nestopia

    Nestopia is a NES emulator that was written in C++ and it is perfect for games requiring precise timing since it is very cycle-accurate. With support for an incredible...

    • Discontinued
      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.40, released in June 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • FCEUX

    FCEUX is a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Famicom, and Famicom Disk System (FDS) emulator. It supports both PAL (European) and NTSC (USA/JPN) modes. It supports...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • puNES

    PuNES is a high accuracy NES emulator. In addition to the standard color pallettes used by most NES emulators, PuNES uses a color palette derived from an actual tv.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Jnes

    Jnes is a NES emulator for win32 platforms that uses DirectX for its hardware interface. Its emulation capabilities include graphics, sound, input devices, and emulating...

    Free Windows Android

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  • Nintendulator

    Nintendulator is an open source Win32 NES emulator written in C++ (plus some assembly optimization). The original goal was to emulate the NES down to its hardware...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • My Nes

    My Nes is a portable open source NES/FAMICOM emulator written in C#. My Nes covers thousands of nes games and getting close and close to the real nes.

    Free Open Source Windows

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