MAME

MAMEfor Windows

By MAME team (Free)
Rating
4.7
Download for Windows
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Thomas Lucero
Thomas Lucero
Appsitory Reviewer

Feel the golden age of gaming on your PC today

MAME, which stands for Multi Arcade Machine Emulator, is an application that allows you to play arcade games on your computer. An arcade game is a video game played in an arcade. Arcade games often have short gameplay times compared to a console or PC games and are usually characterized by very high difficulty levels. MAME can be used on computers running all operating systems, including Windows.

MAME history in short

MAME was initially released in 1997 and was created by a team of developers led by Nicola Salmoria. The MAME project aims to save the history of arcade games and make them accessible to as many people as possible. Since then, it has been developed by a team of developers known as The MAME Team. The MAME Team is responsible for developing and maintaining the emulator. They are also responsible for adding support for new games and fixing bugs in existing games. Since its release, MAME has been downloaded millions of times and is one of the most popular emulation projects. As of September 2022, MAME supports over 7000 unique games. MAME is an open-source project, and anyone can contribute to its development.

How it works

MAME works by emulating the hardware of an arcade game system. This allows you to run arcade games on your computer as if you were playing them in an arcade. MAME supports various game genres, including shooters, puzzles, and platformers. To play a game in MAME, you must download the game's ROM file. These files are available online from a variety of sources. Once you have downloaded a game's ROM file, you can run it in MAME by opening the emulator and selecting the "Load Game" option. MAME will then load the game and allow you to play it on your computer. Please, note that the games are not included with the emulator.

Conclusions

MAME is a great way to experience classic arcade games on your computer. With its wide range of supported games and ease of use, it is one of the most popular emulation projects. With MAME, you can relive the golden age of gaming on your computer.


Pros
  • Variety of games support
  • Easy to use
  • Free
Cons
  • Game ROMs download required
  • Resource intensive
  • Can be slow

More info

LAST UPDATED:
2022-09-16
DEVELOPER:
MAME team
VERSION:
0.246
FILE SIZE:
83.88 MB
DOWNLOADS:
24
OPERATING SYSTEM:
Windows
FILENAME:
mame0246b_64bit.exe
MD5 CHECKSUM:
facb526945d74b360dba283c75bde416
SHA256 CHECKSUM:
924dfde86795e7b3fc39ac3ad540df589a239e2cb9659c7d1526d83ffd54208a

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