Note About Upgrading
If you were brought to this page because the emulator told you that a new version is available, download the new version and extract it over the existing folder. This way you won't lose any save files that you may have.
Mega Drive/Genesis Emulator
Master System/Game Gear/ColecoVision Emulator
RALibretro Multi Emulator - achievement creation
NEC PC-8000/8800 Emulator
Apple II Emulator
RetroArch - only for playing
The official RetroAchievements.org emulators are all Windows-based. For other operating systems - such as Linux (which includes RetroPie, Recalbox and lakka), Mac, Android, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, and, of course, even Windows - you can use RetroArch:
You can also find more info about RetroArch on our FAQ.
Note: although we have some members contributing in the RetroArch front, keep in mind that RetroArch is maintained by another team.
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Standalone Emulators repository: https://github.com/RetroAchievements/RAEmus
RALibretro repository: https://github.com/RetroAchievements/RALibretro
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