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The MSX computer

MSX is a Z80-based family of home computers which appeared in 1983. They were popular in Asian, South American and European countries as well as the former Soviet Union, but they are virtually unknown in USA.  


Name Operating System(s) Latest Version Active Accuracy Recommended
blueMSX Windows 2.8.2 Cycle
OpenMSX Linux, Windows, OSX 0.12.0 High
fMSX Android, Windows 4.5 ? ?
MSXPLAYer Windows ? Mid


blueMSX Considered to be the go-to emulator for MSX, has the highest compatibility and features out of any MSX emulator. Also has a pretty nifty GUI.

OpenMSX Along with fMSX, one of the only MSX emulators on Linux. Has standard features and compatibility just like every other emulator.

fMSX MSX offers a standard set of features, but doesn't have as robust a gamepad mapper. The Ubuntu Linux binary is one version behind at time of writing, at 4.4.

Accuracy ratings (from 2005)