mGBA for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 0.9.1
  • 3.2
  • (14)
  • Security Status

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Free and user-friendly Game Boy emulator for personal computers

mGBA is a streamlined Game Boy emulator intended to be used with personal computers. Originally launched in April 2013, this system has been designed to work with older hardware systems without sacrificing performance or playback issues. One of the most notable benefits of this application revolves around its open-source nature. Users will never have to pay for a download and updates generally take place on a regular basis. It is said to be one of the most accurate GBA emulators on the market today.

Main Functions and Features

mGBA is designed to accurately emulate classic Game Boy games on a personal computer. It is therefore an excellent option for anyone who may be a fan of this traditional system. It is currently affiliated with Mozilla Public License 2.0, so its source code can be viewed by visiting GitHub. This also signifies that users may perform their own personalized enhancements when required.

Additional Applications

The developers of mGBA have designed it in such a way so that it is able to support Homebrew package management software. Excellent workflow for tool-assisted runners and streamlined features to support new emulation techniques are two other advantages of this software. The last update occurred on 31 December 2016 and future enhancements are expected. 


  • The developers of mGBA have made it free to download
  • One of the fastest and most advanced Game Boy emulators on the market


  • Intended to be used by those with previous emulation experience
  • This system is only designed for PC users; no Mac support is available

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mGBA for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 0.9.1
  • 3.2
  • (14)
  • Security Status

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