2.1.4 / 02-10-2019

VBA-M

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VBA-M is a newer open-source fork from the now inactive VisualBoy Advance Project. It supports all the previous features and even has Link-cable emulation between GBA gamepacks, Joylink GCN/GBA emulation, e-Reader(still in development), etc. It has a very good accuracy level and is available for Windows, Linux, macOS, BeOS, GameCube and Wii.

PerformancePerformance
AccuracyAccuracy
FeaturesFeatures

Windows: 32/64-bit

Linux: None reported

Mac: 32/64-bit

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Translation pack available here

Dev-builds available on homepage!

Most Recent Changes

  • c93e017 - builder: minor changes to support mac 32 bit (4 days ago)
  • c1636d1 - builder: fixes for ffmpeg + misc. (4 days ago)
  • aec23e3 - builder: re-enable ffmpeg, update dists (2 weeks ago)
  • 806dd7d - Fix circular --config for SDL port. (7 days ago)
  • 1aa8afb - Drop dead code entirely. (7 days ago)
  • 531172c - Fix displaying of link menu when ENABLE_LINK=NO. (2 weeks ago)
  • 0710709 - [Windows] Fix crash when setting weekly updates. (2 weeks ago)
  • efa09bd - Add faster sqrt code for xBRZ filters. (2 weeks ago)
  • 10f5576 - Fix config file when removing system accels. (3 weeks ago)
  • 1c6b016 - [Windows] Fix remaining UTF-8 issues. (3 weeks ago)
  • a2f3126 - transifex pull (3 weeks ago)
  • 1e9d167 - builder: pause before codesigning for win targets (3 weeks ago)
  • 0af5965 - builder: work on linux static binary (3 weeks ago)
  • 33c43e3 - add -p:BuildInParallel=true to appveyor.yml (3 weeks ago)
  • 61141eb - add -p:BuildInParallel=true to VS instructions (3 weeks ago)
  • 9ee6b54 - cmake: remove invalid opt /std:c++11 for MSVC (3 weeks ago)
  • 0f2c8ca - win: check APPDATA if LOCALAPPDATA is not found (3 weeks ago)
  • 32fbfec - transifex pull (3 weeks ago)
  • cc51622 - transifex push/pull (4 weeks ago)
  • 528c37f - Allow "Browse" to be translated. (4 weeks ago)
  • d8c981f - Fix toggles for video/audio layer options on menu. (4 weeks ago)
  • c0f9642 - Show all commands available on menu. (4 weeks ago)
  • 51fa150 - Adjust MMX menu variable and position. (4 weeks ago)
  • 27b038b - Show messages about operations of state slot. (4 weeks ago)
  • 2e24845 - Allow translation of the words Open and Quit. (4 weeks ago)
  • 54991c5 - Add extra keys default input when using GUI. (4 weeks ago)
  • b358c05 - Fix compilation issue when ENABLE_DEBUGGER=Off. (4 months ago)
  • 2a2be95 - builder: msys2 fixes (4 weeks ago)
  • f1438e0 - Check ASAN support when ENABLE_ASAN=ON. (4 weeks ago)
  • ade64db - transifex pull (4 weeks ago)
  • 8b34705 - cmake: check for ffmpeg >= 4.0.4 (4 weeks ago)
  • 0b9c771 - travis: more ubuntu dists, fix mac cache (5 weeks ago)
  • d9e4a08 - build fixes: ffmpeg, xbrz, travis, C++ version (5 weeks ago)
  • 23224fb - update factory reset instructions in README.md (5 weeks ago)
  • 381a7bf - /std:c++latest for MSVC, fix bool flip, warn opts (5 weeks ago)
  • 234f1e9 - Update to xBRZ 1.7. (6 weeks ago)
  • 290012d - transifex pull (6 weeks ago)
  • 06a9d78 - Allow UPS patch for GBA games. (6 weeks ago)
  • 1949cdb - transifex push/pull (6 weeks ago)
  • 03121c6 - Add support for autohold buttons. (6 weeks ago)
  • e87213e - Fix indentation. (6 weeks ago)
  • cf47942 - Fix Autofire {L,R}. (6 weeks ago)
  • 4993cb8 - remove tea-ci .drone.yml and installer.nsi (6 weeks ago)
  • d9a7e0c - cmake: auto-detect sfml, ffmpeg and openal (6 weeks ago)
  • c64dd25 - Update README.md (6 weeks ago)
  • 8ceef90 - fix appveyor visual studio build (6 weeks ago)
  • a8b7b72 - transifex pull (6 weeks ago)
  • f5eabb3 - builder: disable LTO on 64 bit mingw (6 weeks ago)
  • fc2eb38 - Fix behaviour of Tools > Memory Viewer (#486) (6 weeks ago)
  • 2958af0 - builder: mingw improvements + misc. (6 weeks ago)
  • 3923b28 - transifex pull/push (6 weeks ago)
  • 51f61a3 - Merge remote-tracking branch 'vbam-libretro/master' (6 weeks ago)
  • 6bdd6d1 - Merge pull request #77 from negativeExponent/fix_cheat_search (7 weeks ago)
  • dc8d36a - minor fix for stl wx builds (7 weeks ago)
  • 51a4f74 - Merge remote-tracking branch 'vbam-libretro/master' (7 weeks ago)
  • 9ccdeac - Add missing break; lines for switch statements (7 weeks ago)
  • b8afa8c - Merge pull request #76 from RobLoach/intl (7 weeks ago)
  • a17eb47 - Merge branch 'master' of github.com:fpscan/vbam-libretro into intl (7 weeks ago)
  • 9b043da - libretro: Update core options API (7 weeks ago)
  • 6b18c1f - Fix warning about frames left in queue. (8 weeks ago)
  • f5b1947 - [IDEA] Fix recording when using speedup/turbo. (8 weeks ago)
  • 738494a - Support all sample rate available on GUI. (8 weeks ago)
  • aa3ecaf - Add new output formats for recording audio/video. (9 weeks ago)
  • 5848fea - Fix video/audio recording. (2 months ago)
  • 9e3c261 - Update libretro_core_options.h (7 weeks ago)
  • 6c60ac3 - Turkish Language option (7 weeks ago)
  • d92ca68 - Merge pull request #74 from retro-wertz/update (7 weeks ago)
  • ad43b32 - Fix "index out of bounds" runtime error (7 weeks ago)
  • 36f3a73 - Merge pull request #73 from retro-wertz/libretro_cleanup (8 weeks ago)
  • 82e723a - MBC3: Update mapper to check if RTC is present before running RTC functions (8 weeks ago)
  • 03184dd - libretro: Use GB RTC data when available (8 weeks ago)
  • b3744b3 - Simplify GB border core option (8 weeks ago)
  • 9757a88 - Core options cleanup and a few readability-related updates (8 weeks ago)
  • cfb03d8 - Set default keybinding when key does not exist. (9 weeks ago)
  • 1ef0912 - Merge pull request #72 from retro-wertz/enable_rtc (8 weeks ago)
  • 496b372 - Allow enabling GBA RTC regardless of rom types (8 weeks ago)
  • 4dbdf87 - Merge pull request #71 from retro-wertz/patch-3 (8 weeks ago)
  • bb10954 - Update Makefile (8 weeks ago)
  • 3e64044 - Merge pull request #70 from retro-wertz/update_makefiles (8 weeks ago)
  • 9831365 - Update Makefile (8 weeks ago)
  • 34de057 - Merge pull request #67 from retro-wertz/update_makefiles (8 weeks ago)
  • 71e4b7b - Merge pull request #69 from retro-wertz/master (8 weeks ago)
  • d9f8396 - Cleanup (8 weeks ago)
  • 9a13449 - Update Makefiles (8 weeks ago)
  • 38b7613 - Setting up basic appveyor (9 weeks ago)
  • 408cab7 - Merge pull request #66 from retro-wertz/libretro (9 weeks ago)
  • d898288 - Automatically hide some core options depending on rom image type (9 weeks ago)
  • c3edd6d - Merge pull request #65 from retro-wertz/libretro (9 weeks ago)
  • 2084a63 - Update GB/GBC memory maps (retro_memory_descriptors) (9 weeks ago)
  • 90b051e - Update libretro_core_options.h (9 weeks ago)
  • a727e22 - GB: Rename this variable to isolate from a global variable of the same name (10 weeks ago)
  • 0d423b9 - Cleanup GB palette struct and update retro_get_memory_data/size (10 weeks ago)
  • bc80ecd - UtilRetro.cpp: Cleanup (10 weeks ago)
  • 855db11 - Fix wxWidgets assertion error on Logging... menu. (10 weeks ago)
  • c886b6a - remove wrong and unnecessary #define (10 weeks ago)
  • 38561b5 - Merge remote-tracking branch 'vbam-libretro/master' (2 months ago)
  • 770b9c1 - Add left analog bind to D-PAD for joystick. (2 months ago)
  • 6de45d4 - Set default binding for keyboard. (3 months ago)
  • 78bbe14 - Add individual clear buttons for input config. (3 months ago)
  • 53002e5 - Use hats from joystick as default D-PAD. (3 months ago)
  • 57b7ddf - Fix small memory leak. (3 months ago)
  • 060da96 - [LINUX] Add option to disable the online updater. (3 months ago)
  • dbb5914 - Show which BIOS file is currently selected. (3 months ago)
  • 76756ef - Fix key shortcuts for toggle menu actions. (3 months ago)
  • 4622f1b - Whitespace fix. (3 months ago)
  • 3dc738b - Set default keys for input on first run. (3 months ago)
  • 9bc8f33 - Disable using volume {+,-} actions in main menu. (3 months ago)
  • d1fcffc - Merge pull request #63 from retro-wertz/fix_gba_siocnt (2 months ago)
  • 7df7b19 - Merge pull request #64 from retro-wertz/patch-2 (2 months ago)
  • 7f105da - Update README.md (2 months ago)
  • 53ce6fb - libretro: add SIO Control register (GBA) (2 months ago)
  • 2e96f59 - Merge pull request #62 from retro-wertz/gb_timing_updates (2 months ago)
  • e50812d - GB: input, audio, video timing updates (2 months ago)
  • 1532f55 - GB: Reduce input lag by 1 frame, video and audio timing updates... (2 months ago)
  • f09a9aa - builder: add python3 to msys2 deps (2 months ago)
  • 2fcad3f - joysticks: hack to better support 360 triggers (3 months ago)
  • 352eb14 - Merge remote-tracking branch 'vbam-libretro/master' (3 months ago)
  • 2e97b27 - Use --config option to load configuration file. (3 months ago)
  • bdd4386 - Merge pull request #61 from retro-wertz/gb (3 months ago)
  • bd5ba43 - Cleanup: Remove previous core option struct and unused variables etc (3 months ago)
  • aac30c7 - Add GB Color Correction core option (3 months ago)
  • 02a7a48 - GB: Fix selected palette not applied when loading content... (3 months ago)
  • 8462ca7 - Merge pull request #59 from retro-wertz/gb (3 months ago)
  • 1fa78e6 - Fix android build (3 months ago)
  • 6dcf016 - GB: Allow support for colorizer patched games - a new core option is provided since enabling this support means allowing invalid access to vram and palette - works in GBC/GBA hardware mode only (3 months ago)
  • 85bd86c - GB: Send LCD interrupt only if there is no INT 48h signal (3 months ago)
  • b147e91 - Merge pull request #57 from retro-wertz/sync (3 months ago)
  • d808297 - Fix crash caused by incorrect variable index for analog sticks (3 months ago)
  • 7e88289 - libretro: Add core option sublabels (3 months ago)
  • ce11403 - builder: updates for mingw (3 months ago)
  • c5e6a34 - Libretro: Update GBC memory map (3 months ago)
  • fa45ccd - builder: fix command(), update c2man url (3 months ago)
  • e64b990 - builder: fix msys2 (3 months ago)
  • 5802207 - builder: make zip + sig on win + minor changes (3 months ago)
  • 296255d - handle SDL joystick query errors #451 (3 months ago)
  • 95658f5 - transifex sync (3 months ago)
  • 86c4dc7 - transifex sync (3 months ago)
  • bcc8b54 - transifex sync (3 months ago)
  • 7569242 - Fix pause behaviour with Pause when inactive. (3 months ago)
  • 030740e - Fix some memory leak. (3 months ago)
  • 8ea607e - remove translation from joystick keys (3 months ago)
  • cec32a6 - travis: mac: disable --help check, it segfaults (3 months ago)
  • f54dd25 - travis: fix gettext on mac + brew (3 months ago)
  • e2f0621 - update Visual Studio support (3 months ago)
  • 91501be - Fix small memory leak. (3 months ago)
  • c366907 - Temporary fix for #65. (3 months ago)
  • d585a61 - followup on kbd trans issues fix in 30b9272 (3 months ago)
  • eaf1ad2 - Merge remote-tracking branch 'vbam-libretro/master' (3 months ago)
  • 30b9272 - hopefully fix kbd control translation issues (3 months ago)
  • 90b3f35 - Add hotkeys for changing sizes (1x ... 6x). (3 months ago)
  • fa77010 - Fix pause toggle keybinding when unmuting. (3 months ago)
  • 8cb4200 - Merge pull request #56 from webgeek1234/master (3 months ago)
  • 8b8efa1 - fix key shortcuts for save/load states (3 months ago)
  • 9fa20b4 - joystick cleanups #444 (3 months ago)
  • 684b1bb - fix mem error for config global homeDir (3 months ago)
  • ccc91fa - quick fix for unicode filenames on windows (3 months ago)
  • dfa4fec - Fix missing shortcuts from key bindings. (4 months ago)
  • 69b581f - Handle key{bindings,shortcuts} correctly on frame. (4 months ago)
  • cec1dbf - Split configuration for default keys. (4 months ago)
  • d655031 - Fix removing multiple system keys shortcuts. (4 months ago)
  • 996d5b9 - Do not set these options on MainMenu.xrc. (4 months ago)
  • 019ab5a - Fix "Joybus host invalid; disabling" warning. (3 months ago)
  • f6bfe67 - Have better support for maximized window. (4 months ago)
  • dcc0afa - Fix window size when {en,dis}abling status bar. (4 months ago)
  • bf6f2d4 - Change where the config dir is created. (4 months ago)
  • 3490620 - travis: use Mac OS 10.14 and Xcode 10.2.1 (4 months ago)
  • b0ec846 - fix stuck keys on ubuntu and on focus loss #142 (4 months ago)
  • 3d57750 - Follow-up work on #142. (4 months ago)
  • 055b7c4 - libretro: jni: Switch to clang compiler in preparation for ndk r20 (4 months ago)
  • 2e1333e - regparm is an x86 only attribute, only define it there (4 months ago)
  • 500506c - travis: disable link/SFML for mac (4 months ago)
  • 22307de - Fix continuous sprinting when using a modifier key as a mapping key (#142). (4 months ago)
  • 5045971 - wx: only rename config if new file doesn't exist (5 months ago)
  • 0a95486 - Sound.cpp: Update (5 months ago)
  • a4eae80 - cmake: use LEGACY OpenGL on FreeBSD only 2fedaa6 (5 months ago)
  • 240257a - wx: Change max volume from 400 to 200 (5 months ago)
  • 57ed465 - builder: better mac automation (5 months ago)
  • 15f040f - cmake: missing space in wx util function (5 months ago)
  • 2fedaa6 - support FreeBSD (5 months ago)
  • a0c375b - Merge remote-tracking branch 'vbam-libretro/master' (6 months ago)
  • c013d49 - Merge pull request #55 from Classicmods/master (6 months ago)
  • a8b3868 - remove some old visual studio project files (6 months ago)
  • b6bb24e - Merge pull request #1 from libretro/master (6 months ago)
  • 5012969 - Bump version to 2.1.1 (7 months ago)
  • 755f476 - Fix #52 (8 months ago)
  • f87e085 - added a8a35 (7 months ago)
  • 286c8ff - Fix #52 (8 months ago)

**Days ago based on release date