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EmulationStation Alternatives

The best EmulationStation alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    RetroArch is a frontend for emulators, game engines and media players.

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    Batocera.linux is an open-source and completely free retro-gaming distribution that can be copied to a USB stick or an SD card with the aim of turning any computer/nano computer into a gaming console during a game or permanently.

    Open Source

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    LaunchBox is a portable, box-art-based games database and launcher for DOSBox, emulators, arcade cabinets, and PC Games. Download it free!

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    Open Source

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    RETROBAT RetroBat is a software distribution designed for emulation and to be the easiest way to enjoy your game collection on your Windows computer.

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    HyperSpin is an animated arcade frontend for Windows for use on Home Arcade Machines.

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    Console and Arcade video game emulator for macOS.

    Open Source

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    RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi or PC into a retro-gaming machine.

    Open Source

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    Retrogaming open source operating system for Raspberry Pi, Odroid and PC.

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    Lakka is the official Linux distribution of RetroArch and the libretro ecosystem.

    Open Source

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    MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.

    Open Source

  13. Official website of Dolphin, the GameCube and Wii emulator. Download the latest version (5. 0-5763) now or ask questions on our forums for help. Enter your search in the box aboveDownloadDownload the latest version of the Dolphin Emulator (5.

    Open Source

  14. Manage roms and emulators for more than 190 gaming platforms with one tool

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