WinDS PRO Alternatives for Mac

    WinDS PRO is not available for Mac but there are some 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 10 alternatives to WinDS PRO and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to WinDS PRO are VisualBoyAdvance (Free, Open Source), OpenEmu (Free, Open Source), higan (Free, Open Source) and mGBA (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2021

    1. What is RetroArch? RetroArch is a modular multi-system emulator system that is designed to be fast, lightweight, and portable. It has features lacking in some emulators frontends, such as real-time rewinding and game-aware shading. What systems does it play?
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • AmigaOS
      • MorphOS
      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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      Most users think VisualBoyAdvance is a great alternative to WinDS PRO.


    2. 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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    3. higan was formerly known as bsnes. The project was renamed after becoming a multi-system emulator. higan is a Nintendo multi-system emulator that began development on 2004-10-14.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      mGBA is an open source emulator of the Game Boy Advance. The goals are speed and accuracy.


    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A Nintendo DS emulator with support for commercial games.
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    5. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      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.

      Discontinued

      last update: September 27, 2008

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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