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Libretro is the API which makes it possible to play lots of emulators and games on RetroArch, which is available on multiple platforms. RetroArch can run on the usual platforms like Windows, Mac. Final Burn Neo (FBN/FBNeo) is the follow-up of Final Burn Alpha (FBA/FBAlpha), an alternative to MAME for arcade emulation. It’s more focused on playability than on accuracy/preservation. The team is composed of dink, iq132, JacKc, kev and me. It supports most libretro features (netplay, runahead, retroachievements, ). A place to discuss all things libretro. This category is for international users/speakers. Please request any subforums under this topic. Libretro cores: emulators and game engines. A game database: used by our scanning system to build playlists and display the games metadatas. Game thumbnails: boxart, title screen, in game screen, for each system. Joypad profiles: default mapping for common joypads to work out of the box. Read more; Cheats: cheats for the most common games.

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This project is wholly community-funded. Server and bandwidth costs keep escalating as we expand and more projects depend on our infrastructure. Contributions are absolutely necessary if we are to continue.


You can pledge a monthly amount to our Patreon. Patreon processes the majority of donations to Libretro.

You can pledge a weekly amount to our Liberapay account. This is an alternative to Patreon.


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Bitcoin donations are one-off and suitable for when monthly recurring donations are not an option.


We use funds from our Patreon on a periodic basis for the purpose of funding and creating new bounties. Bounties help the project accomplish its goals and to fix issues, both existing and new ones.

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If you would like to directly fund a bounty, you can create your own bounty by going to the libretro Github repository first, and then typing in the name of the repository inside Bountysource and specifying the amount of money you want to pledge.

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If you would like to contribute to our bounty funds directly (to leave it at our discretion how we will appropriate it for the bounty system), you can do so by clicking on the Bountysource logo above.