• ares

    ares is a multi-system emulator by Near (formally byuu) which is a descendent of higan and bsnes. It's focusing mainly on accuracy and preservation. It currently supports the following consoles:

    • Famicom + Famicom Disk System

    • Super Famicom + Super Game Boy

    • Nintendo 64 (under development)

    • Game Boy + Game Boy Color

    • Game Boy Advance + Game Boy Player

    • SG-1000 + SC-3000

    • Master System + Game Gear

    • Mega Drive + Mega CD

    • PC Engine + PC Engine CD + SuperGrafx

    • MSX + MSX2

    • ColecoVision

    • Neo Geo Pocket + Neo Geo Pocket Color

    • WonderSwan + WonderSwan Color + SwanCrystal + Pocket Challenge V2

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  • MEKA

    MEKA is a multi-machine emulator for MS-Windows and GNU/Linux (older versions support MS-DOS). It's known for emulating the Sega 8-bit systems very well and support the following machines:

    • Sega Game 1000 (SG-1000)

    • Sega Computer 3000 (SC-3000)

    • Sega Super Control Station (SF-7000)

    • Sega Mark III (+ FM Unit)

    • Sega Master System (SMS)

    • Sega Game Gear (GG)

    • ColecoVision (COLECO)

    • Othello Multivision (OMV)

    Along with a wide range of peripherals and exotic games support, it also includes a debugger and various debugging/hacking tools.

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  • Bizhawk

    BizHawk is a multi-platform emulator written in C# which focuses on core accuracy and power user tools. Its main features are TASVideo (Tool-Assisted Speedrunners) for full recording and debugging tools as well as Lua scripting. The consoles covered include but are not limited to Apple II, Atari 2600/7800, ColecoVision, DOS, Game Boy/Game Boy Color/Super Game Boy, MSX, Nintendo Entertainement System, Super Nintendo, Gameboy/Color, Sega Master, Sega Genesis, Sega 32X, Sega Saturn, Sega GameGear,  ZX Spectrum, Atari 2600/7800, Commodore 64 and a few more!

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    Windows: 7+ 

    • .NET Framework 4.6.1, Visual C++ Redists (2010 SP1, 2012, 2015) & Direct3D 9 required.

    • They provide a pre-requisite package

    Linux: As stated by the authors, support is a work-in-progress