2.51 / 13-09-2020



BizHawk is a multi-system emulator written in C# which provides features such as full screen, joypad support and much more. It also has key features for TASers (Tool-Assisted Speedrunners). such as full rerecording and debugging tools.

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, Sega 32X, Sega Saturn, ZX Spectrum!




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

Most Recent Changes


  • LinuxDisable "Stay on Top" tool setting
    Fix trying to load VB.NET assembly

  • Ram WatchFix crash when using Ram Watch with waterbox core

  • Fix slowdown when using on screen watches when Turboing (shift+tab) (#2365)

  • TAStudioFix runaway sync issues when painting during auto-restore

  • Fix loading of .tasproj movie headers on non-american PCs (#2377)

  • Fix crashes when drawing selected row

  • LuaFix joypad.setanalog setting analog indefinitely (#2310) 

TurboNymaFix No sound unless frame 0 is emulated (#2365)

ZX SpectrumFix NRE when attempting to load a game


  • Fix Language selection


  • Change from experimental to release (an oversight in previous release)


  • Improve documentation of Use Existing SaveRAM sync setting

  • Fix start up screen color