PC Computer - x86 Emulators

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Popular Emulators

Name Description
DOSBox DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms. DOSBox has already been ported to many different platforms, such as Windows, BeOS, Linux, MacOS X...

DOSBox also emulates CPU:286/386 realmode/protected mode, Directory FileSystem/XMS/EMS, Tandy/Hercules/CGA/EGA/VGA/VESA graphics, a SoundBlaster/Gravis Ultra Sound card for excellent sound compatibility with older games.

Other Emulators

Name Description
Darwine The Darwine project intends to port and develop Wine as well as other supporting tools that will allow Darwin and Mac OS X users to run Windows Applications. It's a Mac fork of Wine.
PCE PCE is an IBM PC 5150 emulator. It emulates most of the hardware of an IBM PC 5150. The emulation is complete enough to boot DOS and run most DOS applications.

PCE was written in ANSI-C and is licensed under the GNU General Public License, Version 2.
PCx PCx is a freeware emulator for Mac. It has complete 486SX emulation, with partial 586 emulation. It has no sound support, has only standard VGA video, and according to the authors, no updates to PCx will be released.
VirtualPC VirtualPC is a commercial PC emulator for Mac. It is the best PC emulator you can buy. It is much better than the freeware emulators available.

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