Emulators

(For exhaustive descriptions of the most used emulators for various platforms, read the FAQ)

Of course, you will need an emulator to play your Spectrum Games.

Ordering per platform is done older (top) to newer (bottom).

Systems: [ PC/DOS | PC/Windows | PC/Russian | PC/boot | Unix | Amiga | Macintosh | Acorn | Atari | BeOS ]
Consoles: [ Playstation | Dreamcast | Game Boy Advance | GP32 | GP2X | PSP | Nintendo DS | Wii | Wiz ]
Handhelds: [ Psion 3 | Psion 5 | TI89 | TI92 | Navman F20 Navigator | Dingoo A320 | Windows CE | PalmOS ]
Phones: [ Symbian Series 60 phones | Symbian UIQ phones | Nokia 9210 | Nokia N800/N810 | Smartphone 2002 | Smartphone 2003 SE | iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch | Android | Windows Phone ]
Other: [ Java | J2ME | (Other/Generic) ]

PC / DOS

Notice that, although the emulators are written for DOS, they will run in a DOS-box in Windows as well.

PC / WINDOWS

PC / RUSSIAN

(All in Russian, all emulate the Russian Spectrum machines Pentagon and Scorpion and use the TR-DOS operating system)

PC / BOOT

(Those run on PC, but do not need an Operating System – the emulator in fact *is* the Operating System!)

UNIX

AMIGA

MACINTOSH

OS X

ACORN RISC OS

ATARI

BEOS

PLAYSTATION

DREAMCAST

GAME BOY ADVANCE

GP32

GP2X

PSP

Nintendo DS

WII

WIZ

PSION 3

PSION 5

TI89

TI92 PLUS

NAVMAN F20 NAVIGATOR

DINGOO A320

WINDOWS CE

PALMOS

SYMBIAN SERIES 60 PHONES

(Those include Nokia 3650/7650, 6600, 6630, 6110navi, E71 and N95)

SYMBIAN UIQ PHONES

(Those include Sony Ericsson P800, P900, P910 and Motorola A925)

NOKIA 9210 COMMUNICATOR

NOKIA N800/N810 INTERNET TABLET

SMARTPHONE 2002

SMARTPHONE 2003 SE

(Those include Orange SPV C500)

IPHONE/IPAD/IPOD TOUCH

ANDROID

WINDOWS PHONE

JAVA

J2ME (JAVA 2 MICRO EDITION)

Java 2 Micro Edition devices, such as PDA’s, Handhelds and Cellular phones.

OTHER/GENERIC

Emulators that don’t fit to a specific operating system.