Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator is a free and open source emulator designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems. The aim of MAME is to be a reference to the inner workings of the emulated arcade machines; the ability to actually play the games is considered "a nice side effect". The emulator now supports over seven thousand unique games and ten thousand actual ROM image sets, though not all of the supported games are playable. It worth mentioning that MESS was integrated upstream into MAME in the past.

Unofficial recent MAME 32-bit versions are available here..

Last Stable Release:





Windows: Vista SP1+

Linux: Nothing reported

MacOS: 10.9+

CPU: Intel Core series CPU or equivalent 2.0 GHz+
GPU: modern card with Direct3D 9.0c+ / OpenGL 


Support files

MAMEUI - 0.227

MAMEUI is an integrated front-end for MAME.

     Category inifiles - 0.227

     Sort by category, release year, version, etc.


Info.dat - 0.227

File maintained by MASH containing all the information from "". It gives information about the status of games in MAME-Arcade (i.e. development, bugs, improvements).


News.txt0.37b1 to 0.227


History.dat - 0.227 DAT / XML

Access all trivia, facts, tips and other information for the games and machines


UI64 - 0.227

x64 GUI version of MAME on the Windows platform.

     Snapshot pack - Update (install original first)

     Source Code file

     Icon Pack file


WolfMAME - 0.227

Main / Source Code / Source Code (gz)

Used to prevent cheating (.inp) and important for establishing records


Wayder Cheat Date - 0.223

An add-on for Pugsy's XML cheat (arcade part only). Note it has to be used in addition to the original file

MAME(ARCADE) - 0.227

Only includes ARCADE portion of MAME


MESS - 0.227

Only includes COMPUTER & GAMING CONSOLE portions of MAME

   info.dat file - 0.221

   MESSUI - 0.227



MAME derivative for Windows that contains various hacks and homebrews.  

   CMD-Line: Windows - 0.227

   UI: Windows - 0.227

NegaMAME - 0.227

Windows Linux / Mac

MAME derivative friendly to third-party front-ends

SDLMAME - 0.226

iIt's a port of the popular MAME emulator to the SDL library and runs on many different platforms, including both 32/64-bit Linux.


Mame32k 0.67.227

MAME compiled with Kaillera for Windows/DOS, which enables Netplay online action with other emulators that support it.


MAME32 More! - 0.84.227

It's based on Mame Plus! with Kaillera, which enables Netplay on it and other emulators that support it.


NMamex2 - 0.227

It's MAME(Arcade) for Windows with support for NeoGeo games.


Caname - 0.62.227

It's a NeoGeo Arcade Machine Emulator


Negatron - 0.100.1

Windows / Mac / Linux

It's a MAME front-end to assist users in managing the huge list of machines available with ease-of-use in minde, such as checking for any changes or resource updates automatically.


Slackware MAME - 0.227

It's for Slackware Linux (32-bit & 64-bit)

BletchMAME - 2.4 zip / msi (NEW)

It replaces the internal MAME UI with a more conventional point and click GUI to try providing a friendlier experience in a number of areas (such as profiles, input configuration and others). 

MAME Classic 0.224 / VB6 SP6 files

One of the first front-ends and has a nice classical GUI look


EmuLoader 8.8.5

Front-end with a nice GUI


IV/Play 1.8.2

Front-end for command-line MAME


pfeMAME - 2.14.1

Windows / Linux / Source Code

It's a front end for MAME written in (wx)Python

GameEx - Windows (16.76) NEW

It's a graphical DirectX based front-end for MAME, PC Games, command line based emulators and much more. It has quite a lot of features and runs on pretty much any Windows. 



GroovyMAME is a fork of MAME aimed at CRT monitors, with a strong focus on CRT preservation since they argue its the only display technology that accurately replicates the genuine video game experience. However you can use GroovyMAME to alleviate some of the annoyances associated to emulation on LCD displays, specially for models that are capable of refreshing at custom rates.

GroovyMAME's main features:

- Improved video and audio synchronization that achieves truly smooth scrolling, tearing-free video and hiccup-free audio.
- Automatic generation of custom video timings for CRT monitors.
- Reduced input latency

While the improved synchronization feature is system independent, you are going to need special hardware and software setups in order to get the full experience. For more information, follow this link

Last Stable Release:

0.227 - Switchres 0.017t




Windows: XP+ (7+ recommended)

CPU: Intel Core series CPU or equivalent, at least 2.0 GHz
GPU: modern card with Direct3D 9.0c+ / OpenGL 


FinalBurn Neo


FinalBurn Neo, an Emulator for Arcade Games & Select Consoles is based on FinalBurn and old versions of MAME. Many of the developers of this project worked on FB Alpha and due to a controversy, they parted ways and are now actively developing this one. It currently covers the following home sytems:

  • ColecoVision
  • MSX1
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Mega Drive
  • Sega SG-1000
  • PC Engine
  • SuperGrafx
  • ZX Spectrum

Last Stable Release:





Windows: XP users should download this build:

Mac: No Comments

Linux: Download source and build using "make sdl2"

Raspberry Pi: Download source and build using "make pi"

FinalBurn Alpha


FinalBurn Alpha (FBA) is an open-source, multi-arcade emulator which is also available as a libretro core. It's based off the original FinalBurn source code and includes options such as Kaillera, cheating, etc. It supports quite a lot of machines, though for more details please check Compatibility List.

Last Stable Release:




Windows: XP+

Note: Windows XP users follow this link to download it



Raine is mainly a M68000 and M68020 arcade game emulator focusing on Taito and Jaleco games hardware. It started as an experiment with the Rainbow Islands romset, dumped by Aracorn/Romlist. It can emulate many games now, and new games are appearing on a weekly basis.

Last Stable Release:




0.3a r845 / 05-01-2021


SuperModel emulates Sega's Model 3 arcade platform which uses OpenGL and SDL library. It's still considered to be in "alpha" stage of development, meaning it lacks many planned features and does not yet have a user-friendly graphical interface, game compatibility remains low, and all CPUs are emulated using straightforward interpretation rather than fast just-in-time translation. 

Front-end UI available are either available SuperModel 3 UI or SuperModel Assistant.