Stella

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Stella is a multi-platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator which was originally developed for Linux, but since its original release several people have joined the development team to port Stella to other operating systems such as AcornOS, AmigaOS, DOS, FreeBSD, IRIX, Linux, OS/2, MacOS, Unix, and Windows.

Last Stable Release:

6.5.3

21-04-2021

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Windows: XP SP3+ (visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017 is required)

Linux: Kernel 3.x+ and i386 / Ubuntu 20.04+ 

Mac: 10.7+ with 64-bit Intel processor

MAME

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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:

0.230b

Dated:

31-03-2021

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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 

RAM: 4GB+

Support files

MAMEUI - 0.230

MAMEUI is an integrated front-end for MAME.

     Category inifiles - 0.230

     Sort by category, release year, version, etc.

 

Info.dat - 0.230

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

 

News.txt0.37b1 to 0.230

 

gameinit.dat - 0.229

Provides the initialization procedures of some games emulated by MAME

 

History.dat - 0.230 XML / DAT

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


Command.dat - 0.230

Provides in game instructions manual to games that supports it. For example,  you can view the individual command lists for fighting game characters.


UI64 - 0.230

x64 GUI version of MAME on the Windows platform.

     Snapshot pack - Update (install original first)

     Source Code file

     Icon Pack file

     Benchmarks link

 

WolfMAME - 0.230

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

Pantheon

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Pantheon is a closed-source, multi-system emulator for Windows covering many old computers and home consoles (Acorn Atom, Acorn BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 800/XE, Atari Lynx, ColecoVision, Jupiter ACE, Commodore PET,ColecoVision, Magnavox Odyssey 2, Mattel Intellivision, MSX computers, Commodore VIC20, Nintendo GameBoy, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, Sega Genesis, etc.). 

10.294

Last Stable Release:

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17-03-2021

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Windows: XP+