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Nintendo - NES Emulators

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Name Description
FakeNES This is the Mac OS X port of FakeNES, an open source NES emulator written mostly in C and with the Allegro library.
FCE Ultra This is a port of FCE Ultra, one of the better NES emulators for Windows and other platforms.
GrayBox Classic One of the newer NES emulators for Mac, with adequate mapper support (0,1,2,3,4,7,11), sound, two player, and save state support. Very fast, and worth a download. This is the final version of GrayBox Classic; the developer is currently rewriting the code.
iNES iNES used to be the big cheese of all Mac NES emulators... but RockNES has far surpassed it in quality. iNES is still shareware. Version 1.0 has DiskSystem support, Vs. Unisystem Support, and improved compatibility over previous versions. Using a PowerPC assembly core, iNES runs at full or nearly full speed on any PowerPC-based Mac.
MacFCEU A Mac port of FCEU, it's goal is to be the best FCEU it can be, but in Mac form.
Macifom Macifom is a highly-accurate NES emulator and debugger written in Objective-C that leverages the latest Mac OS X APIs to provide excellent performance and usability. The purpose of this project to facilitate new NES development on the Mac OS X platform while leveraging OS X technologies such as AppKit, OpenCL, CoreAudio, OpenGL and more!

Currently, Macifom has the following features:
- Cycle-exact CPU (6502) emulation for valid opcodes
- Scanline-accurate rendering by the PPU
- Excellent sound reproduction care of Blargg's Nes_snd_emu library
- Windowed and full-screen display modes.
- Controller input via keyboard.
- Support for NROM, UNROM, CNROM, AxROM and MMC1 mappers.
- A debugger featuring live disassembly of program code, reading and writing of memory values, display of CPU registers and step-through of opcodes.

Last update: 2010-07-19
NesMAC NesMAC runs only mapper 0 games, but it runs them quite well if there's no scrolling. Also, it only accepts small (16k/32k) ROM images. This is an early release, but it has sound.
Nestopia Nestopia is an emulator that uses cycle-exact emulation to give amazing compatibility. This is a port by Richard Bannister, and requires a Quartz Extreme compatible AGP video card for best performance.
RockNES RockNES is one of the better NES emulators currently available for the Macintosh, given that it supports full PPU emulation, full sound emulation (including VRCVI sound, used by some Japanese games), battery backed RAM, Famicom DiskSystem, VS Unisystem, and some 83 different mappers.
xNES xNES was in it's early stages when the authors quit due to differences within the team. It has no sound support and runs very few games. Not worth a download.

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