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WinDS PRO Alternatives for Mac

WinDS PRO is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to WinDS PRO and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to WinDS PRO are VisualBoyAdvance, OpenEmu, higan and mGBA.

WinDS PRO alternatives are mainly Game Emulators but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WinDS PRO.
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  1. RetroArch icon

    RetroArch

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    • OpenPandora
    • Steam
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    138 alternatives to RetroArch 

    RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.

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    1.  Controller SupportRetroArch supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    2.  Dark ModeRetroArch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. VisualBoyAdvance icon

    VisualBoyAdvance

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS
    27 alternatives to 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 by Nintendo.

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    1.  PortableVisualBoyAdvance can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    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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    Most users think VisualBoyAdvance is a great alternative to WinDS PRO.


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    OpenEmu

    35 alternatives to OpenEmu 

    Open Emu is an open source project to bring game emulation to OS X as a first class citizen, leveraging modern OS X technologies such as Cocoa, Core Animation and Quartz, and 3rd party libraries like Sparkle for auto-updating.

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    higan

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    50 alternatives to higan 

    higan was formerly known as bsnes. The project was renamed after becoming a multi-system emulator.

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    1.  Portablehigan can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    mGBA

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    27 alternatives to mGBA 

    mGBA is an open source emulator of the Game Boy Advance. The goals are speed and accuracy.

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    1.  PortablemGBA can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. melonDS icon

    melonDS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to melonDS 

    A Nintendo DS emulator with support for commercial games.

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    1.  PortablemelonDS can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Nostlan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    115 alternatives to Nostlan 

    A front-end or user interface (UI) is the presentation and interaction layer of an app or website. Most modern emulator apps have basic game list UIs that you can interact with using a mouse/keyboard but not a game controller.

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    1.  Controller SupportNostlan supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    Dolphin (Wii, Gamecube, Virtual Console) [Linux, macOS, & Windows]
    Cemu (Wii U) [Windows & Linux* using Wine]
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    MESS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    99 alternatives to MESS 

    MESS emulates portable and console gaming systems, computer platforms and calculators. The project strives for accuracy and portability and therefore is not always the fastest emulator for any one particular system.

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    BoycottAdvance

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    23 alternatives to BoycottAdvance 

    BoycottAdvance is a free and portable emulator for the Nintendo Gameboy Advance handheld. Program is available on Windows, Macintosh, BeOS, Linux, FreeBSD and there is even a Java port, playable online.

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    1.  PortableBoycottAdvance can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      last update: September 27, 2008

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      KiGB

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      24 alternatives to KiGB 

      KiGB is the most accurate and free portable emulator for Gameboy, Gameboy Color and Super Gameboy for Windows, Linux and MS-DOS.

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