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As time progresses, technology is being renewed on an almost frighteningly fast basis. Every year, something new is being developed that will take over for the second, and it leaves much technology in oblivion and incompatible with modern-day systems.

For example, it might be a Commodore 64, Gameboy 64, Windows Vista, etc. Incredibly, people are still interested in these old technology systems, but why? Typically for nostalgic reasons. That was what you had when you were a kid to play games. Unfortunately, none of these games are compatible with modern operating systems.

Although gambling companies now and then port their old games to new systems, there are many classics who remain forgotten and inaccessible so far. MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator and together with their sister project MESS Multi Emulator Super System you can now again access your old favorite games and programs.

Thorough documentation of older hardware

MAME opens on their website: "MAME prevents this important" vintage "software from being lost and forgotten. This is achieved by documenting the hardware and how it functions.

This means that the program is dedicated to documenting, categorizing and preserving old operating systems from times gone by so that we can enjoy the programs and games that were current at that time in the present. It is a beautiful and useful philosophy that allows you to return to your childhood favorite game. It is also ideal for those who have a weakness for retro games and would like to try as many as possible.

Wide range of supported games

MAME has a huge selection of supported games and operating systems that you can enjoy in your spare time. If you like a specific arcade game from the 80s or 90s, then there's a good chance you can enjoy it again on your computer.

If there are other older video game consoles you are interested in, then it can almost be guaranteed that the original source code has been preserved in this piece of software and can be enjoyed by you.

For you who have a weakness for old games

MAME is undoubtedly a program for those who like to explore older games that no longer exist in the modern gaming industry. Many old games have a timeless charm, and can easily bring a lot of entertainment even today. That's the charm of them.

The downside is just that you can't play them on modern systems anymore, as the hardware has changed and can no longer support the older games that have other technical needs. That's the way it is, unfortunately. But with MAME you can now enjoy all the old classic arcade games on your computer as you like.

Supports more than most

Most emulators you can download from the Internet support only a given system. For example, a Gameboy Advance Simulator or a Nintendo DS emulator. That means they can only make games available that were created for these consoles.

With MAME you have by far the most gathered in one place, and therefore do not have to download a sea of different emulators to play your old favorite games.

Simple and user-friendly design

MAME is relatively easy to use. The program is, in essence, only a framework. To play a game you can download from the Internet a ROM file containing the game. You can then load it into MAME, which will simulate the correct system for you right away.

MAME also has a large community dedicated to solving problems and helping you on the roadwith the program. If there is a game you cannot get to work, or the program itself does not start at all, then there is a guarantee to find their forums.

Alternative software

There are of course other emulators that you can try. This can be especially preferable if you only have one system in mind that you would like to try out.

In this case, FS-UAE Amiga Emulator may be recommended. This emulator emulates the old Commodore Amiga and opens up old and appealing games like Lemmings, Monkey Island etc. to your modern computer. FS-UAE Amiga Emulator can be downloaded for free here .

Conclusion

MAME is a great piece of software that opens up a whole new gaming world for those interested in classic retro games. With its easy interface and strong community, it is easy and easy to use, and for these reasons it is only highly recommended.

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Details of MAME
Licens:
Freeware


Manufacturer
MAME

Date added:
28-06-2019

End User License Agreement (EULA)

Operating system:
Windows, Linux, Mac

Size
69 MB Mb



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TERMS OF SERVICE AND END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR MAME

The following terms of service and end user license agreement (“EULA”) constitute an agreement between you and MAME and its affiliates (“MAME”). This EULA governs your use of Software and Services (as specified below).
For purposes of this EULA "Software" means all software programs distributed, published or otherwise made available by MAME or its affiliates including, but not limited to mobile software, downloadable/installable software for personal computer, and software accessed by means of a browser or other online communication method. Software also includes updates and upgrades as well as accompanying manual(s), packaging and other written, files, electronic or on-line materials or documentation, and any and all copies of such software and its materials.
“Services” means all services made available by MAME, including but not limited to services accessed through mobile games, by means of a browser or by other online communication method.
Software and Services are collectively referred to as “MAME Services”.

THE SOFTWARE IS LICENSED, NOT SOLD. YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE (AS SPECIFIED BELOW) IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THIS EULA. BY INSTALLING, USING OR ACCESSING THE MAME SERVICES OR ANY MATERIALS INCLUDED IN OR WITH THE MAME SERVICES, YOU HEREBY ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS EULA.
If you do not accept the terms of this EULA, do not install, use or access the MAME Services.

1 LICENSES
SOFTWARE LICENSE. Subject to this EULA and its terms and conditions, MAME hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited right and license to use one copy of the Software for your personal non-commercial use on a single computer or gaming unit, unless otherwise specified in the Software documentation. The rights granted herein are subject to your compliance with this EULA. The Software is being licensed to you and you hereby acknowledge that no title or ownership in the Software is being transferred or assigned and this EULA is not to be construed as a sale of any rights in the Software.
SERVICE LICENSE. Subject to this EULA and its terms and conditions, MAME hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited right and license to use the Services as provided by MAME, for your personal non-commercial use, in the manner permitted by this EULA. The rights granted herein are subject to your compliance with this EULA.
LICENSE TERM. The term of your licenses under this EULA shall commence on the date that you accept this EULA and install or otherwise use the Software and/or Services and ends on the earlier date of either your disposal of the Software and/or Services or MAME's termination of this EULA. Your license terminates immediately if you attempt to circumvent any technical protection measures used in connection with the Software and/or Services or you otherwise use the Software and/or Services in breach of the terms of this EULA.
OWNERSHIP; NO OTHER LICENSES. MAME retains all right, title and interest in and to the MAME Services, including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, proprietary rights, patents, titles, computer codes, audiovisual effects, themes, characters, character names, stories, dialog, settings, artwork, sound effects, musical works, and moral rights whether registered or not and all applications thereof. The MAME Services are protected by applicable laws and treaties throughout the world. Unless expressly authorized by mandatory legislation, the MAME Services may not be copied, reproduced or distributed in any manner or medium, in whole or in part, without prior written consent from MAME. All rights not expressly granted to you herein are reserved by MAME.

2 THIRD PARTY SERVICES
MAME Services may include links to third party services and/or the third party services may be made available to you via MAME Services. These services may include, but are not limited to gameplay recording and sharing, social medial connectivity and the like. These services are subject to respective third party terms and conditions. Please study these third party terms and conditions carefully as they constitute an agreement between you and the applicable third party service provider.

3 GENERAL LICENSE CONDITIONS
You agree not to: (i) commercially exploit the MAME Services; (ii) distribute, lease, license, sell, rent, lend, convey or otherwise transfer or assign the MAME Services, any copies thereof, or any passwords or usernames of MAME Services, without the express prior written consent of MAME or as set forth in this EULA; (iii) make a copy of the MAME Services or any part thereof, including but not limited to Software (other than as set forth herein); (iv) make the MAME Services publicly available or available on a network for use or download by multiple users; (v) except as otherwise specifically provided by the MAME Services or this EULA, use or install the MAME Services (or permit others to do same) on a network, for on-line use, or on more than one computer or gaming unit at the same time; (vi) use or copy the MAME Services at a computer gaming center or any other location-based site; provided, that MAME may offer you a separate site license agreement to make the MAME Services available for commercial use; (vii) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, translate, prepare derivative works based on or otherwise modify the MAME Services, in whole or in part; (viii) remove, obscure or modify any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices, marks or labels contained on or within the MAME Services, falsify or delete any author attributions, legal notices or other labels of the origin or source of the material; (ix) misrepresent the source of ownership of the MAME Services; (x) transport, export or re-export (directly or indirectly) into any country forbidden to receive such MAME Services by any U.S. or other export laws or accompanying regulations or otherwise violate such laws or regulations, that may be amended from time to time; or (xi) scrape, build databases or otherwise create permanent copies of content returned from the MAME Services.
However, with regards to installable Software that was delivered on a physical storage medium, you may transfer the entire Software and accompanying documentation on a permanent basis to another person as long as you retain no copies (including archival or backup copies) of the Software, accompanying documentation, or any portion or component of the Software accompanying documentation, and the recipient agrees to the terms of this EULA The Software is intended for private use only.
The MAME Services may include measures to control access to the MAME Service, prevent unauthorized copies, or otherwise attempt to prevent anyone from exceeding the limited rights and licenses granted under this EULA. Only MAME Services subject to a valid license can be used to access online services, and download updates and patches. You may not interfere with such access control measures or attempt to disable or circumvent such security features. If you disable or otherwise tamper with the technical protection measures, the MAME Services will not function properly.
The MAME Services may allow you to create content, including but not limited to gameplay maps, screenshots or a video of your game play. In exchange for use of the MAME Services, and to the extent that your contributions through use of the MAME Services give rise to any copyright, design right or any other intellectual or industrial property right you hereby grant MAME an exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable and sub-licensable worldwide right and license to use your contributions in any way and for any purpose including, but not limited to the rights to reproduce, copy, adapt, modify, perform, display, publish, broadcast, transmit, or otherwise communicate to the public by any means whether now known or unknown and distribute your contributions without any further notice or compensation to you of any kind for the whole duration of protection granted to intellectual and industrial property rights by applicable laws and international conventions. If not expressly prohibited by mandatory legislation, you hereby waive any moral rights of paternity, publication, reputation, or attribution with respect to MAME's and other players' use and enjoyment of such assets in connection with the MAME Services and related goods and services under applicable law. This license grant to MAME, and the above waiver of any applicable moral rights, survives any termination of this EULA.
The MAME Services may require an internet connection to access the MAME Services or its internet-based features, authenticate the Software, or perform other functions. In order for certain features of the MAME Services to operate properly, you may be required to have and maintain (a) an adequate internet connection and/or (b) a valid and active account with an online service as set forth in the documentation related to MAME Services. By using the MAME Services, you acknowledge and agree that third party data transfer fees may apply depending on your data plan. Please consult your carrier for further information. If you do not maintain such accounts, then the MAME Services or certain features of the MAME Services may not operate or may cease to function properly, either in whole or in part.

4 INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE; PRIVACY POLICY
By installing, accessing or using the MAME Services, you consent to these information collection and usage terms, including (where applicable) the transfer of data into a country outside of the European Union and/or the European Economic Area or the United States of America.
MAME respects your privacy rights and recognizes the importance of protecting any information collected about you. MAME's privacy policy as amended from time to time is available at www.mame.com/privacy ("Privacy Policy") and applicable to this EULA. MAME’s Privacy Policy defines how, why and to which extent MAME collects and uses personal and non-personal information in relation to MAME's products and services. By installing, accessing or using the MAME Services you explicitly agree with the terms and conditions of MAME’s Privacy Policy and to any terms and conditions included therein by reference.

5 PAYMENTS AND PURCHASES OF VIRTUAL GOODS
MAME may license to you certain virtual goods to be used within MAME Services. Unless otherwise specified, these virtual goods shall be deemed an integral part of the Software. These virtual goods may be licensed both for a fee using “real world money” and without any separate fee, as applicable from time to time. These virtual goods may also be licensed by using third party virtual currency, such as Facebook Credits or by using separate activation codes.
Any and all virtual goods are licensed to you on limited, personal, non-transferable, non-sublicensable and revocable basis and limited only for non-commercial use.
Please note that any payment for licenses for virtual goods or redemption of third party virtual currency is always FINAL AND NON-REFUNDABLE. Also please note that if you purchase Facebook Credits from Facebook, such transaction is governed by the agreement between you and Facebook and MAME is not a party to the transaction.
MAME may manage, regulate, control, modify or eliminate virtual goods at any time, with or without notice. MAME shall have no liability to you or any third party in the event that MAME exercises any such rights.
SUBJECT TO MANDATORY LEGISLATION, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MAME IS NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A REFUND FOR VIRTUAL GOODS FOR ANY REASON, AND THAT YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE MONEY OR OTHER COMPENSATION FOR UNUSED VIRTUAL GOODS, WHETHER YOUR LOSS OF LICENSE UNDER THIS EULA WAS VOLUNTARY OR INVOLUNTARY.

6 WARRANTY
6.1 Warranty for Physical software Products
MAME warrants to you (if you are the initial and original purchaser of the Software) that, to the extent the Software is made available to you on a physical storage medium, the original storage medium holding the Software is free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for 90 days from the date of purchase. If mandatory legislation in your jurisdiction requires longer in excess to the aforementioned 90 days, the length of the warranty is amended accordingly. If for any reason you find a defect in the physical storage medium during the warranty period, MAME agrees to replace, free of charge, any physical storage medium and related Software discovered to be defective within the warranty period as long as the Software is currently commercially distributed by MAME. If the Software is no longer available, MAME retains the right to substitute a similar piece of Software of equal or greater value. This warranty is limited to the physical storage medium and the Software as originally provided by MAME and is not applicable to normal wear and tear. This warranty shall not be applicable and shall be void if the defect has arisen through abuse, mistreatment, or neglect. Any implied warranties prescribed by statute are expressly limited to the warranty period described above.
When returning the Software subject to the limited warranty above, please send the original Software only to the MAME address specified below and include: your name and return address; a photocopy of your dated sales receipt; and a brief note describing the defect and the system on which you are running the Software.
6.2 No other Warranties
NOTWITHSTANDING THE ABOVEMENTIONED WARRANTY FOR PHYSICAL STORAGE MEDIUM SPECIFIED IN SECTION 6.1 ABOVE, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE MAME SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS,” WITH ALL FAULTS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WITHOUT PERFORMANCE ASSURANCES OR GUARANTEES OF ANY KIND, AND YOUR USE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE ENTIRE RISK OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE RESIDES WITH YOU. MAME, MAME’S LICENSORS AND CHANNEL PARTNERS DO NOT MAKE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM, ANY AND ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF CONDITION, UNINTERRUPTED USE, ACCURACY OF DATA (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOCATION DATA), MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, AND WARRANTIES (IF ANY) ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. MAME, MAME’S LICENSORS AND CHANNEL PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT AGAINST INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE SOFTWARE; THAT THE MAME SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THAT OPERATION OF THE MAME SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE MAME SERVICES WILL INTEROPERATE OR BE COMPATIBLE WITH ANY OTHER MAME SERVICES OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE MAME SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN ADVICE PROVIDED BY MAME, MAME’S LICENSORS AND CHANNEL PARTNERS OR ANY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF OR LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATIONS ON THE APPLICABLE STATUTORY RIGHTS OF A CONSUMER, SO SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS APPLY ONLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

7 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL MAME, MAME’S AFFILIATES, MAME’S LICENSORS OR CHANNEL PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM POSSESSION, ACCESS, USE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE MAME SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES TO PROPERTY, LOSS OF GOODWILL, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION AND, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES FROM ANY CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS EULA OR THE SOFTWARE, WHETHER ARISING IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE AND WHETHER OR NOT MAME, MAME’S LICENSORS OR CHANNEL PARTNERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION 7, MAME’S LICENSORS AND CHANNEL PARTNERS ARE THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES TO THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SPECIFIED HEREIN AND THEY MAY ENFORCE THIS EULA AGAINST YOU.
BECAUSE SOME STATES/COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL NOT BE APPLICABLE SOLELY TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY SPECIFIC PROVISION OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED BY ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR MUNICIPAL LAW, WHICH CANNOT BE PRE-EMPTED. THIS EULA GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.
IN NO EVENT SHALL MAME’S, MAME’S AFFILIATES’, MAME’S LICENSORS’ OR CHANNEL PARTNERS’ LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES (EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW) EXCEED THE ACTUAL PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR USE OF THE MAME SERVICES OR FIVE EUROS (EUR 5), WHICHEVER LESS.

8 OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TERMINATION: This EULA will terminate automatically if you fail to comply with its terms and conditions. In such event, you must destroy all copies of the Software and all of its component parts and cease and desist from accessing any MAME Services. With regards to Software delivered on a physical storage medium you can end this EULA by destroying the Software and all copies and reproductions of the Software and deleting and permanently purging the Software from any client server or computer on which it has been installed.
EQUITABLE REMEDIES: You hereby agree that if the terms of this EULA are not specifically observed, MAME will be irreparably damaged, and therefore you agree that MAME shall be entitled, without bond, other security or proof of damages, to appropriate equitable remedies with respect to your breach of any of the terms of this EULA, in addition to any other available remedies.
AFFILIATE: For purposes of this EULA, an “affiliate” or MAME means any legal entity that is directly or indirectly controlled by MAME for so long as such control lasts. Control shall exist through direct or indirect ownership of more than 50 % of the nominal value of the issued equity share capital or more than 50 % of the shares entitling the holders to vote for the election of the members of the board of directors or persons performing similar functions.
INDEMNITY: You agree to indemnify, defend and hold MAME, its partners, affiliates, contractors, officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all damages, losses and expenses arising directly or indirectly from: (i) your acts and omissions to act in using the MAME Services pursuant to the terms of the EULA; or (ii) your breach of this EULA.
MISCELLANEOUS: This EULA represents the complete agreement concerning this license between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements and representations between them. MAME reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this EULA by posting the updated EULA on MAME’s website. You will be deemed to have accepted such changes by continuing to use the MAME Services. If any provision of this EULA is held to be unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable and the remaining provisions of this EULA shall not be affected.
GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION. This EULA will be governed by the laws of United States of America without reference to its choice of law rules. The United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply.
Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this EULA or the breach, termination or validity thereof shall be finally settled at MAME's discretion (i) at your domicile's competent courts; or (ii) by arbitration in accordance with the Rules for Expedited Arbitration of the Arbitration Institute of the American Chamber of Commerce. The arbitration shall be conducted in Sacremento, California, in the English language. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST MAME ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MAY CONTACT support@mame.com.

How to uninstall MAME

Should you wish to uninstall MAME then it's easy to do so. Here's how you do:
  1. Open your Windows Control Panel
  2. Select “Add/Remove programs”
  3. Find MAME, mark it and choose "Uninstall"
  4. Follow the process on your screen
Should MAME has been damaged or corrupted and thereby difficult to remove we can recommend you finding help to uninstall it here.