ares is a multi-system emulator that began development on October 14th, 2004.
It is a descendent of higan and bsnes and focuses on accuracy and preservation.
ares v124 (Windows binary)
ares v124 (macOS binary)
ares v124 (ISC source code)
ares is available under the terms of the ISC license.
These packages are maintained by third parties; they may not always be up-to-date.
ares (Linux Flatpak)
ares-emu (ArchLinux AUR)
You may file issues via the GitHub issue tracker
- Native multi-platform UI
- Adaptive sync
- Dynamic rate control
- Save states
- Rewind and fast-forward
- Pixel shaders
- Color correction
- 6th-order IIR audio filtering
- Input multi-mapping
- Built-in games database
Don't expect many titles to work
At least half of commercially released titles should be playable
Most commercially released titles should be playable
All commercially released titles should be playable
ares currently emulates the following 27 hardware devices: