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{{Wikipedia|List of video game console emulators}}
 
{{Wikipedia|List of video game console emulators}}
  
* {{App|Gens2|An emulator for Sega Genesis, Sega CD and 32X that is written in assembly language and no longer actively developed.
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* {{App|Gens2|Emulator for Sega Genesis, Sega CD and 32X that is written in assembly language and no longer actively developed.
 
:* activate OpenGL, set video resolution per custom to 1024x600 for streched full-screen or 800x600 for non-streched;
 
:* activate OpenGL, set video resolution per custom to 1024x600 for streched full-screen or 800x600 for non-streched;
 
:* use "Normal" renderer, I couldn't find a visible advantage with the other ones
 
:* use "Normal" renderer, I couldn't find a visible advantage with the other ones
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* {{App|Gens-GS|Gens2, rewritten in C++, combining features from various Gens forks.|http://segaretro.org/Gens/GS|{{AUR|gens-gs}}}}
 
* {{App|Gens-GS|Gens2, rewritten in C++, combining features from various Gens forks.|http://segaretro.org/Gens/GS|{{AUR|gens-gs}}}}
  
* {{App|epsxe|An emulator for the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware.|http://www.epsxe.com/|{{AUR|epsxe}}}}
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* {{App|epsxe|Emulator for the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware.|http://www.epsxe.com/|{{AUR|epsxe}}}}
 
* {{App|pSX|A not plugin-based PlayStation emulator with fairly high compatibility.|http://psxemulator.gazaxian.com/|{{AUR|psx}}}}
 
* {{App|pSX|A not plugin-based PlayStation emulator with fairly high compatibility.|http://psxemulator.gazaxian.com/|{{AUR|psx}}}}
* {{App|PCSXR|A PlayStation emulator; Debian fork of the abandoned original PCSX|http://pcsxr.codeplex.com/|{{Pkg|pcsxr}}}}
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* {{App|PCSXR|PlayStation emulator; Debian fork of the abandoned original PCSX|http://pcsxr.codeplex.com/|{{Pkg|pcsxr}}}}
  
* {{App|PCSX2|A PlayStation 2 emulator. It is still being maintained and developed.|http://www.pcsx2.net/|{{Pkg|pcsx2}}}}
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* {{App|PCSX2|PlayStation 2 emulator. It is still being maintained and developed. It requires BIOS files|http://www.pcsx2.net/|{{Pkg|pcsx2}}}}
  
* {{App|FCEUX|An NTSC and PAL 8 bit Nintendo/Famicom emulator that is an evolution of the original FCE Ultra emulator. It is accurate, compatible and actively maintained.|http://fceux.com/|{{Pkg|fceux}}}}
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* {{App|FCEUX|NTSC and PAL 8 bit Nintendo/Famicom emulator that is an evolution of the original FCE Ultra emulator. It is accurate, compatible and actively maintained.|http://fceux.com/|{{Pkg|fceux}}}}
  
* {{App|higan|A multisystem emulator focusing on accuracy, supporting SNES, NES, GB, GBC, GBA.|http://byuu.org/higan/|{{AUR|higan-gtk}} {{AUR|higan-qt}}}}
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* {{App|higan|Multisystem emulator focusing on accuracy, supporting SNES, NES, GB, GBC, GBA.|http://byuu.org/higan/|{{AUR|higan-gtk}} {{AUR|higan-qt}}}}
  
* {{App|ZSNES|A highly compatible Super Nintendo  emulator.
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* {{App|ZSNES|Highly compatible Super Nintendo  emulator.
 
|http://www.zsnes.com/|{{Pkg|zsnes}}}}
 
|http://www.zsnes.com/|{{Pkg|zsnes}}}}
  
* {{App|[[Visual Boy Advance]]|A Game Boy emulator with Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, and Super Game Boy support.
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* {{App|[[Visual Boy Advance]]|Game Boy emulator with Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, and Super Game Boy support.
 
|http://vba.ngemu.com/|{{Pkg|visualboyadvance}} and {{AUR|vbaexpress}} (graphical frontend)}}
 
|http://vba.ngemu.com/|{{Pkg|visualboyadvance}} and {{AUR|vbaexpress}} (graphical frontend)}}
  
* {{App|Mupen64Plus|A highly compatible Nintendo 64 emulator with plugin system.
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* {{App|Mupen64Plus|Highly compatible Nintendo 64 emulator with plugin system.
 
|http://code.google.com/p/mupen64plus/|{{Pkg|mupen64plus}} and {{AUR|m64py}} (graphical frontend)}}
 
|http://code.google.com/p/mupen64plus/|{{Pkg|mupen64plus}} and {{AUR|m64py}} (graphical frontend)}}
  
* {{App|DeSmuME|A Linux Nintendo DS emulator.|http://desmume.org/|{{Pkg|desmume}}}}
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* {{App|DeSmuME|Nintendo DS emulator.|http://desmume.org/|{{Pkg|desmume}}}}
* {{App|snes-9x|A portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.|http://www.snes9x.com/|{{Pkg|snes9x}}}}
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* {{App|snes-9x|Portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.|http://www.snes9x.com/|{{Pkg|snes9x}}}}
* {{App|Dolphin|A very nice GameCube and Wii emulator.|http://dolphin-emu.org/|{{Pkg|dolphin-emu}}}}
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* {{App|Dolphin|Very nice GameCube and Wii emulator.|http://dolphin-emu.org/|{{Pkg|dolphin-emu}}}}
* {{App|fakenes|An NES (Nintendo Famicom) emulator.|http://kaede.strangesoft.net/kadence/|{{AUR|fakenes}}}}
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* {{App|fakenes|NES (Nintendo Famicom) emulator.|http://kaede.strangesoft.net/kadence/|{{AUR|fakenes}}}}
* {{App|gngeo|A command-line NeoGeo emulator.|http://gngeo.googlecode.com|{{AUR|gngeo}}}}
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* {{App|gngeo|Command-line NeoGeo emulator.|http://gngeo.googlecode.com|{{AUR|gngeo}}}}
* {{App|mednafen|A command line driven multi system emulator|http://mednafen.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|mednafen}}}}
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* {{App|mednafen|Command line driven multi system emulator|http://mednafen.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|mednafen}}}}
  
 
==== Other ====
 
==== Other ====
* {{App|MAME|A Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.|http://mamedev.org/|{{Pkg|sdlmame}}}}
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* {{App|MAME|Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.|http://mamedev.org/|{{Pkg|sdlmame}}}}
* {{App|ScummVM|A virtual machine for old school adventures.|http://www.scummvm.org/|{{Pkg|scummvm}}}}
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* {{App|ScummVM|Virtual machine for old school adventures.|http://www.scummvm.org/|{{Pkg|scummvm}}}}
* {{App|DOSBox|An open-source DOS emulator which primarily focuses on running DOS Games.|http://www.dosbox.com/|{{Pkg|dosbox}}}}
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* {{App|DOSBox|Open-source DOS emulator which primarily focuses on running DOS Games.|http://www.dosbox.com/|{{Pkg|dosbox}}}}
* {{App|[[RetroArch]]|A frontend to libretro (emulation library, using modified versions of existing emulators as plugins).|http://github.com/Themaister/RetroArch|{{Aur|retroarch-git}}}}
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* {{App|DOSEmu|Open-source DOS emulator.|http://www.dosemu.org/|{{Pkg|dosemu}}}}
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* {{App|[[RetroArch]]|Frontend to libretro (emulation library, using modified versions of existing emulators as plugins).|http://github.com/Themaister/RetroArch|{{Aur|retroarch-git}}}}
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* {{App|ResidualVM|Cross-platform 3D game interpreter which allows you to play LucasArts' Lua-based 3D adventures.|http://residualvm.org/|{{AUR|residualvm}}}}
 
* {{App|X Neko Project II|PC-9801 emulator|http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/np2/|{{AUR|xnp2}}}}
 
* {{App|X Neko Project II|PC-9801 emulator|http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/np2/|{{AUR|xnp2}}}}

Revision as of 18:20, 4 May 2013

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Emulators

An emulator is a program which serves to replicate the functions of another platform or system so as to allow applications and games to be run in environments they were not programmed for. While emulators themselves are not games in a strict sense, they provide users with the ability to play games and therefore have been included in this article.

Note: For possibly more up to date selection of emulators, try checking the AUR 'emulators' category
Warning: Owning an emulator itself is not illegal, but downloading/sharing copyrighted ROMs and using emulator to run them without the copyright holder's permission is ILLEGAL. Arch Linux etc. is not responsible if you get in trouble.

Consoles

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  • Gens2 — Emulator for Sega Genesis, Sega CD and 32X that is written in assembly language and no longer actively developed.
  • activate OpenGL, set video resolution per custom to 1024x600 for streched full-screen or 800x600 for non-streched;
  • use "Normal" renderer, I couldn't find a visible advantage with the other ones
http://www.gens.me/ || gensAUR
  • Gens-GS — Gens2, rewritten in C++, combining features from various Gens forks.
http://segaretro.org/Gens/GS || gens-gsAUR
  • epsxe — Emulator for the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware.
http://www.epsxe.com/ || epsxeAUR
  • pSX — A not plugin-based PlayStation emulator with fairly high compatibility.
http://psxemulator.gazaxian.com/ || psxAUR
  • PCSXR — PlayStation emulator; Debian fork of the abandoned original PCSX
http://pcsxr.codeplex.com/ || pcsxr
  • PCSX2 — PlayStation 2 emulator. It is still being maintained and developed. It requires BIOS files
http://www.pcsx2.net/ || pcsx2
  • FCEUX — NTSC and PAL 8 bit Nintendo/Famicom emulator that is an evolution of the original FCE Ultra emulator. It is accurate, compatible and actively maintained.
http://fceux.com/ || fceux
  • higan — Multisystem emulator focusing on accuracy, supporting SNES, NES, GB, GBC, GBA.
http://byuu.org/higan/ || higan-gtkAUR higan-qtAUR
  • ZSNES — Highly compatible Super Nintendo emulator.
http://www.zsnes.com/ || zsnes
  • Visual Boy Advance — Game Boy emulator with Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, and Super Game Boy support.
http://vba.ngemu.com/ || visualboyadvance and vbaexpressAUR (graphical frontend)
  • Mupen64Plus — Highly compatible Nintendo 64 emulator with plugin system.
http://code.google.com/p/mupen64plus/ || mupen64plus and m64pyAUR (graphical frontend)
  • DeSmuME — Nintendo DS emulator.
http://desmume.org/ || desmume
  • snes-9x — Portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.
http://www.snes9x.com/ || snes9x
  • Dolphin — Very nice GameCube and Wii emulator.
http://dolphin-emu.org/ || dolphin-emu
  • fakenes — NES (Nintendo Famicom) emulator.
http://kaede.strangesoft.net/kadence/ || fakenesAUR
  • gngeo — Command-line NeoGeo emulator.
http://gngeo.googlecode.com || gngeoAUR
  • mednafen — Command line driven multi system emulator
http://mednafen.sourceforge.net/ || mednafen

Other

  • MAME — Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.
http://mamedev.org/ || sdlmame
  • ScummVM — Virtual machine for old school adventures.
http://www.scummvm.org/ || scummvm
  • DOSBox — Open-source DOS emulator which primarily focuses on running DOS Games.
http://www.dosbox.com/ || dosbox
  • DOSEmu — Open-source DOS emulator.
http://www.dosemu.org/ || dosemu
  • RetroArch — Frontend to libretro (emulation library, using modified versions of existing emulators as plugins).
http://github.com/Themaister/RetroArch || retroarch-gitAUR
  • ResidualVM — Cross-platform 3D game interpreter which allows you to play LucasArts' Lua-based 3D adventures.
http://residualvm.org/ || residualvmAUR
  • X Neko Project II — PC-9801 emulator
http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~aw9k-nnk/np2/ || xnp2AUR