ColEm

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ColEm is a open-source ColecoVision videogame console written in C language. It should run most ColecoVision games quite well due to AY8910 PSG, 24c08, 24c256 EEPROM emulation. It also supports SuperAction controllers with spin wheels and much more.

Last Stable Release:

5.1

Dated:

24-06-2020

Windows: XP+

Linux: Ubuntu (portable source code available on their website)

Android: 2.2+

DSP

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DSP is an open-source emulator which emulates multiple arcade machines, Spectrum, Phoenix, CPC, Colecovision and more..

Last Stable Release:

0.18

Dated:

31-12-2017

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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.

Last Stable Release:

0.18

Dated:

31-12-2017

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Support files

MAMEUI - 0.222

MAMEUI is an integrated front-end for MAME.

     Category inifiles - 0.222

     Sort by category, release year, version, etc.

 

Info.dat - 0.222

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.txt - 0.37b1 to 0.222

 

History.dat - 0.222

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

 

UI64 - 0.222

x64 GUI version of MAME on the Windows platform.

     Snapshot pack - Update (install original first)

     Source Code file

     Icon Pack file

 

WolfMAME - 0.222

File (7z) / Source Code (zip) / Source Code (gz)

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

They are either derivatives, extensions or add-ons which complement or can outright improve the overall experience. These builds are very often created by independent developers whom simply want to bring more greatness to an already excellent emulator.

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.). 

Last Stable Release:

9.684

Dated:

01-06-2020

Windows: XP+