FS-UAE – excellent Amiga emulator

FS-UAE is an Amiga emulator for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X based on UAE/WinUAE, with a focus on emulating games.

One of the unique feature of FS-UAE is support for cross-platform online play. You can play Amiga games against (or with) friends over the internet.

It’s released under an open source license.

Features include:

  • Emulates A500, A500+, A600, A1200, A1000, A3000 and A4000 models. Supports emulating an Amiga 4000 with an CPU as fast as your system can emulate it. Picasso96 drivers can be used with the built-in UAEgfx card to display Workbench in high resolutions and with up to 16.7 million colors, and the built-in bsdsocket.library means that the Amiga will have access to the Internet.
  • On-screen graphical user interface.
  • Easy-to-use graphical configuration program.
  • Fully controllable with a gamepad. Good support for joysticks.
  • Video synchronization – synchronize to your 50 Hz monitor (for PAL Amiga emulation) or 60 Hz monitor (for NTSC Amiga emulation) for perfect scrolling in games without any micro-stuttering.
  • OpenGL is used for video output, with many options to tweak how the Amiga display is present.
  • Integration with the OpenRetro Game Database allows FS-UAE to scan your Amiga game files and automatically create entries (with covers and screenshots) for recognized ADF, IPF CD, and WHDLoad games.
  • Cross-platform online play. You can now play Amiga games against (or with) friends over the internet.
  • Screenshot support.
  • Internationalization support – translations are available for French, German, Italian, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, and Serbian.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and Windows.

Website: fs-uae.net
Support: Forum, Documentation, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Frode Solheim
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


FS-UAE is written in C++ and C. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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