OpenEmu
OpenEmu 1.0.2
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Open Source game-emulation app; supports multiple consoles (beta).   Free
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OpenEmu is about to change the world of video game emulation. One console at a time...

For the first time, the 'It just works' philosophy now extends to open source video game emulation on the Mac. With OpenEmu, it is extremely easy to add, browse, organize and with a compatible gamepad, play those favorite games (ROMs) you already own.

We combine some of the best emulation projects together into one beautiful unified application that simply organizes your personal games library. Watch as you drop in backups of your games (ROMs) and they are gracefully added
What's New
Version 1.0.2:
  • Added new default filter: Pixellate
  • Added support for identifying games from more systems.
  • Added option to hide HUD bar during gameplay.
  • Improved analog and mouse support for supported systems.
  • Improved handling of missing games in the library.
  • Improved option for changing Game Library folder location.
  • Improved overall save and load state behavior to reduce confusion.
  • Fixed crash for popout window in fullscreen.
  • Fixed rare crash on startup.
  • Fixed importing games from Finder via double-clicking.
  • Fixed opening .oesavestate files from Finder.
  • Fixed creating a new library collection from a selection of games.
  • Fixed Consolidate Files library option.
  • Fixed Wiimote (RVL-CNT-01-TR) getting confused with Wii U Pro.
  • 10.7: Fixed crash on startup (10.7.3 or below).
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 1.0.2:
  • Added new default filter: Pixellate
  • Added support for identifying games from more systems.
  • Added option to hide HUD bar during gameplay.
  • Improved analog and mouse support for supported systems.
  • Improved handling of missing games in the library.
  • Improved option for changing Game Library folder location.
  • more...
Requirements
  • Intel, 64-bit processor
  • OS X 10.7 or later



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Kripton reviewed on 06 Apr 2014
I was looking for an emulator for GBA, then I found OpenEMU.
It's wonderful! It works very well for me, finally I'm able to play some rom for gba, moreover I see there are the emulators for many other consoles too.
So far it's stable and I never got an error (I use mavericks).
Also the gui is well designed, both the main window and the preferences.
[Version 1.0.2]


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LVDA reviewed on 16 Jan 2014
I can't play any game. Nothing happen when click to play.
[Version 1.0.1]

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Greedyfranky replied on 07 Mar 2014
Maybe do some research how emulators work. And search for roms.
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Clarusad commented on 04 Jan 2014
Could it be possible to have a Snow Leo version ?
[Version 1.0.1]


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Invalid commented on 25 Dec 2013
Probably the only emulator that doesn't work on Snow Leopard. No thanks.
[Version 1.0]


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Spudboy commented on 25 Dec 2013
Outstanding product.
[Version 1.0]


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SINNAxis reviewed on 25 Dec 2013
best all-in-one emulator!
[Version 1.0]


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Mysticalos reviewed on 24 Dec 2013
Has potential, but needs more work.

Does not read compressed roms at all. I had to uncompress snes roms for it to read them.
Cheat system could use more work so you can actually search for cheats instead of just enter them.
The copy your entire library thing to another folder is terrible. Just because apple did it, doesn't mean it's good. It can be disabled but the fact it's even a default (like it was in itunes) is dispicable. I like my roms folders as is.

All of those asking why it doesn't have nintendo 64. It's not open source like the other emulators this thing deploys with. SixtyForce is commercial and likely isn't going to be supported any time soon. This open source multi emulator is basically a mac itunes gui thrown on all the open source projects combined. It's not a new emulator core at all.
[Version 1.0]

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PhiloS9576 replied on 04 Jan 2014
Wow. So much negativity.

I'm glad that I've got an easy way to enjoy games from multiple consoles in one place. Thanks Open Emu guys!
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Headrush69 replied on 07 Jan 2014
Works fine with compressed roms. Maybe your's are in wrong format.
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Mysticalos replied on 07 Jan 2014
Philo, it's not a negative or low review. Listing caveats is not negativity. I'm sorry if i don't rate something perfectly that still needs work.

Headrush, roms are in correct format. it does not read compressed SNES roms in standard bin format that all other emulators can open and support. These are clean dumped properly compressed roms too that I've had since the bannister days of Rom organizer (the tool that actually properly compressed them).
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Robertcoogan reviewed on 23 Dec 2013
Plays Game Boy roms with no problem...but overall it is buggy, with sound coming in and out. Graphics were ok, little skipping and no freezing. This with 4 roms. And no nintendo 64 support...? Strange. Better if people wait, this feels like it was pushed out when it isn't quite ready for prime time.
[Version 1.0.0b7]

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+138
Star-Affinity replied on 04 Jan 2014
There's a test build avaliable with Nintendo 64 support. It will be incorporated in the stable version later on.
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Tahitibub reviewed on 19 Oct 2013
Hi,

You can try OpenEmu with latest Mame module :

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=17529757#post17529757

http://www.mac-torrent-download.com/application/utility/openemu-with-all-cores-1-0-0b10-intel/

https://github.com/OpenEmu/OpenEmu/wiki/Compiling-From-Source-Guide
[Version 1.0.0b7]


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Daniel Flugt reviewed on 26 May 2012
I've had this for a spin and though I haven't been playing around with it for too long, it's oblivious it has potential.

One feature I really love is that it appears to work with the Advanced Launcher in XBMC unlike most other emulators for the Mac.

That said, it still has a long way to go, but this is after all still beta software. I'll be following this one with a lot of interest.
[Version 1.0.0b7]


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Quiiick rated on 17 Apr 2014

[Version 1.0.2]



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Kgx rated on 16 Mar 2014

[Version 1.0.2]



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Philip-Petev rated on 05 Mar 2014

[Version 1.0.2]



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Quiiick rated on 27 Feb 2014

[Version 1.0.1]



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RONIN427 rated on 06 Jan 2014

[Version 1.0.1]



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Kgx rated on 26 Dec 2013

[Version 1.0]


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Date:04 Mar 2014
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OpenEmu is about to change the world of video game emulation. One console at a time...

For the first time, the 'It just works' philosophy now extends to open source video game emulation on the Mac. With OpenEmu, it is extremely easy to add, browse, organize and with a compatible gamepad, play those favorite games (ROMs) you already own.

We combine some of the best emulation projects together into one beautiful unified application that simply organizes your personal games library. Watch as you drop in backups of your games (ROMs) and they are gracefully added to their appropriate library along with original box art!

Features Overview
    Library
    One of the standout features of OpenEmu is how it organizes all your games into one unique, unified games library. Watch as backups of the games (ROMs) you already own are gracefully added to their appropriate library and box art is magically added. You can even create your own 'collections' mix and matched from different consoles.
    Controls and Controllers
    Any generic HID compliant USB or Bluetooth game controller should work with OpenEmu out of the box. OpenEmu now automatically maps controls for the following recognized devices in our database:
    • PlayStation Dualshock 3 and Dualshock 4
    • Wiimote and Wii U Pro
    • Xbox 360 and 3rd party (driver required)
    • Sega Saturn USB
    • PS3 Neo Geo Pad USB
    • Logitech series (Dual Action, Rumblepad 2, Gamepad F310/F510/F710)
    • Gravis GamePad Pro
    • Retrolink SNES and N64
    • RetroUSB SNES RetroPort and RetroPad
    • Retrode (SNES)
    Cores
    OpenEmu is modular, and thanks to the work of other great open source projects, it can emulate a wide variety of video game systems (we call them 'cores'). Currently, the following open source emulation projects are used to power OpenEmu:
    • CrabEmu
    • DeSmuME
    • FCEU
    • Gambatte
    • Genesis Plus GX
    • Higan
    • Mednafen
    • NeoPop
    • Nestopia
    • Picodrive
    • Snes9x
    • TwoMbit
    • VisualBoyAdvance
    • ... and more!


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