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ExtraMAME

ExtraMAME

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ExtraMAME is a versatile desktop software designed to bring the nostalgia of arcade gaming to your PC. Developed by WinTools Software, ExtraMAME for PC allows you to play a vast library of classic arcade games right on your computer. Whether you're a fan of Pac-Man, Space Invaders, or Street Fighter, it offers an extensive collection of arcade titles from various eras.

Key Features

Extensive Game Library
It boasts an impressive collection of over 9,000 arcade games, ensuring that you'll find your favorite classics along with lesser-known gems.

User-Friendly Interface
The software's interface is intuitive and straightforward, making it easy for both beginners and experienced gamers to navigate.

Customizable Controls
It allows you to customize the control settings for each game, including keyboard, joystick, or gamepad support.

Enhanced Graphics and Sound
Experience arcade games in their full glory with improved graphics and sound emulation.

Save and Load States
Save your progress at any point in a game and load it later, ensuring you never lose your hard-earned high scores.

Installation and Setup
  • Visit the official website or FileHorse and download the latest version of the software.
  • Run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Once installed, launch the software.
  • Upon the first launch, it will prompt you to specify the folder where your arcade game ROMs are stored. Make sure you have legally obtained ROMs for the games you wish to play.
  • After specifying the ROMs folder, it will automatically scan for available games and add them to your library.
How to Use
  • Launch the desktop software.
  • Browse your game library to select a game.
  • Customize your control settings if needed.
  • Click "Play" to start the game.
  • Enjoy the arcade experience on your PC.
FAQ

Where can I find arcade game ROMs to use with ExtraMAME?
Arcade game ROMs can be found from various sources online, but ensure you only download ROMs for games you own or that are in the public domain.

Can I use a game controller with ExtraMAME?
Yes, it supports game controllers, including joysticks and gamepads. You can customize controller settings within the software.

Are there any legal concerns associated with using ExtraMAME and arcade game ROMs?
ExtraMAME for PC itself is a legal software tool, but the legality of using ROMs depends on your jurisdiction and whether you own the original arcade game. Downloading copyrighted ROMs without authorization may infringe on copyright laws.

Can I save my game progress and load it later?
Yes, it allows you to save and load game states, making it easy to pick up where you left off.

Does ExtraMAME require an internet connection to play arcade games?
No, the program does not require an internet connection to play games once they are installed on your computer.

Alternatives

MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator): The granddaddy of arcade emulators, MAME offers accuracy and compatibility with a vast library of games.

RetroArch: An all-in-one emulator frontend that supports multiple systems, including arcade games. It's known for its user-friendly interface and cross-platform compatibility.

Pricing

Registration Price: $23.99

System Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 7/8/10/11
  • Processor: 2 GHz or faster
  • RAM: 512 MB or more
  • Graphics: DirectX-compatible graphics card
  • Storage: 700 MB of free space
  • Input: Keyboard, joystick, or gamepad
PROS
  • Vast library of arcade games.
  • User-friendly interface.
  • Customizable controls.
  • Enhanced graphics and sound emulation.
  • Save and load states for convenience.
CONS
  • Legal concerns regarding ROMs.
  • Windows-only support.
  • Limited trial version.
Conclusion

ExtraMAME is a fantastic piece of software for anyone looking to relive the golden age of arcade gaming on their PC. With its extensive game library, user-friendly interface, and customizable controls, it offers a great arcade emulation experience. However, users should be aware of the legalities surrounding game ROMs and ensure they own the original copies or have the necessary permissions. If you're a fan of classic arcade games, ExtraMAME is a must-try, providing countless hours of nostalgic fun on your computer.

Note: 21 days trial version.

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What's new in this version:

ExtraMAME 24.5
- Compatibility with MAME 0.265 has been achieved
- Support for 13,765 games has been added


ExtraMAME 24.3
- The SetWindowPosition algorithm has been updated
- Compatibility with MAME 0.264 has been achieved
- Minor interface changes have been made
- Support for 13,748 games has been added


ExtraMAME 24.2
- A black title for the dark theme was added
- Compatibility with MAME 0.262 was achieved
- The file gamelist.txt was updated
- Support for 13,664 games was added


ExtraMAME 24.1
- Lng-files were updated
- Doc-files were updated


ExtraMAME 24.0
- MAME 0.261 compatible
- Gamelist.txt was updated
- 13618 games supported


ExtraMAME 23.10
- MAME 0.260 compatible
- Gamelist.txt was updated
- 13584 games supported