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| Mageia || MAME || https://madb.mageia.org/package/show/name/mame/release/cauldron/application/0
| Mageia || MAME || https://madb.mageia.org/package/show/name/mame/release/cauldron/application/0
| Microsoft Windows (2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10) || MAME/MESS || http://mamedev.org/release.html
| NetBSD || MAME/MESS || http://pkgsrc.se/emulators/mame , https://cdn.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/current/pkgsrc/emulators/mame/README.html
| NetBSD || MAME/MESS || http://pkgsrc.se/emulators/mame , https://cdn.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/current/pkgsrc/emulators/mame/README.html

Revision as of 11:22, 2 October 2019

Here are downloads for MAME/MESS on non-Windows platforms including Mac OS X, Linux, and BSD family operating systems.

Technical support for MAME on non-Windows platforms and for MESS on all platforms is available on the bannister.org forums.

Source code download

The following links are for source code, either pre-packaged by MAMEDev or you can simply clone/fork us on Github to follow the team's progress in real-time. Download these if you'd like to learn to develop for MAME/MESS, or if you know how to build the emulator and just want to follow along quickly.

MAME/MESS releases http://mamedev.org/release.html
Live MAME/MESS WIP on Github https://github.com/mamedev/mame

A guide to building MAME/MESS on Mac OS X is available here. An equivalent guide for Linux is available here.

Regularly Updated binaries and packages (usually within a few versions of baseline)

These links are for binaries and/or distribution packages for Mac OS X, the BSD family, and a variety of popular Linux distributions. Download these if you can't or don't wish to build MAME and don't mind waiting for the next release date to see progress. Please Note: In all source release versions starting with 0.162, MAME is a binary which consists the entirety of source (including the former MESS project). As a result, MESS links here will likely only be available up to 0.161 with anything beyond expected to be obtained at the MAME link. For the time being, old MESS can be compiled using "SUBTARGET=mess" while older MAME (arcade only) can be made with "SUBTARGET=mamearcade". Support for these older styles of binaries will be discontinued in the near future.

Target OS/Platform Build Target URL
Apple Macintosh OS X Intel MAME/MESS http://sdlmame.lngn.net and https://choccyhobnob.com/
Apple Macintosh OS X PowerPC MAME/MESS http://mirrors.xmission.com/mame/mac/sdlmame
Arch Linux MAME https://www.archlinux.de/packages/community/x86_64/mame , https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/mame-git/
Debian MAME http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=mame
Fedora MAME https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/mame
FreeBSD MAME https://www.freshports.org/emulators/mame/ , https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/emulators/mame/
FreeBSD MESS https://www.freshports.org/emulators/mess/ , https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/emulators/mess/
General Linux Package Search MAME https://pkgs.org/download/mame , https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmame
Gentoo/Funtoo Linux MAME/MESS http://gpo.zugaina.org/games-emulation/sdlmame
Mageia MAME https://madb.mageia.org/package/show/name/mame/release/cauldron/application/0
NetBSD MAME/MESS http://pkgsrc.se/emulators/mame , https://cdn.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/current/pkgsrc/emulators/mame/README.html
OpenBSD MAME http://openports.se/emulators/mame
OpenMandriva SDLMAME https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmame , https://abf.openmandriva.org/openmandriva/sdlmame/build_lists
OpenSUSE MAME/MESS https://software.opensuse.org/package/mame and https://software.opensuse.org/package/mame-mess
Raspbian MAME https://choccyhobnob.com/
ROSA MAME https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmame
Slackware MAME/MESS http://sourceforge.net/projects/mameforslack
Ubuntu MAME http://sdlmame.wallyweek.org/repository/
Void Linux MAME https://github.com/void-linux/void-packages/tree/master/srcpkgs/mame

Discontinued/Irregularly Updated

Target OS/Platform Build Target URL
Apple Macintosh OS X PowerPC (10.5) SDLMAME https://www.mediafire.com/folder/07r0cvcq1i39g/OSX_PPC_10.5_%28SDL2%29
CentOS SDLMAME http://repoforge.org/use/ - Follow directions at "Using RepoForge" then choose desired package
Debian MESS http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=mess
General Linux Package Search MESS/SDLMESS https://pkgs.org/download/mess , https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmess
Google Native Client MAME http://tiny.cc/NaCLMAME , http://tiny.cc/NaCLMAMECaseStudy
NetBSD MESS http://pkgsrc.se/emulators/mess
OpenBSD SDLMAME http://openports.se/emulators/sdlmame
OpenBSD SDLMESS http://openports.se/emulators/sdlmess
OpenMandriva SDLMESS https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmess
OS/2 Warp SDLMAME http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/h-search.php?key=sdlmame
PCLinuxOS SDLMAME https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmame
PCLinuxOS MESS/SDLMESS https://pkgs.org/download/mess , https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmame
ROSA SDLMESS https://pkgs.org/download/sdlmess
Ubuntu MESS https://pkgs.org/download/mess
YellowDogLinux 6.2 / Playstation 3 SDLMAME https://emulationrealm.net/downloads/file/1509-sdlmame-intermediate-ps3
YellowDogLinux 6.2 / Playstation 3 SDLMESS https://emulationrealm.net/downloads/file/1462-sdlmess-ps3

Targets for which MAME/MESS have been known to exist, but have custom OSDs/Interfaces

Target OS/Platform
Android (ARM)
Apple iOS
Microsoft XBOX / XBOX 360 / XBOX One
Nintendo Wii (PowerPC) / Wii U / Switch