SameBoy (GBC)

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Get the daily doze of nostalgia as you play your favorite Game Boy Color games with SameBoy. This open-source Game Boy (GB) and Game Boy Color (GBC) emulator is considered one of the best and most accurate GBC emulators for PC as of 2022. This user-friendly software can also emulate the Game Boy Camera, Work Boy, and Game Boy Printer. 

Developed by Lior Halphon, the SameBoy emulator provides all the features you would expect from an emulator such as save states and scaling filters. It also has a wide range of powerful debugging tools and convenient features that are ideal for both casual users and dedicated developers. It is also available as a libretro core with an added Link Cable support that is unavailable in the standalone version.

Some of the most notable features of this software include full mouse and joystick support, and UHD resolutions (up to 5K). SameBoy supports Game Boy (DMG), Game Boy Pocket and Light (MGB), Game Boy Color (CGB), and GBC-Mode Game Boy Advance (AGB) emulation.


  • Super accurate high-level emulation¬†
  • Battery save support
  • Save states (cross-compatible with other emulators)
  • Includes open-source boot ROMs for all emulated models
  • Advanced text-based debugger
  • Color correction with adjustable ambient light temperature
  • Three audio high-pass filter modes
  • Real-time clock emulation
  • Local link cable and infra-red emulation
  • Turbo, rewind, and slow-motion modes
  • Optional realistic emulation of audio interference
  • Retina and High DPI display support
  • A wide selection of scaling algorithms (it even allows 4K and 5K resolutions)
  • Customizable controls
  • Mouse and Joypad support
  • Cheat support
  • Rumble support (even on rumble-disabled games)
  • Support for motion-controlled games
  • Disassembler with symbol support
  • Call stack tracing
  • and a whole lot more

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SameBoy Emulator download can be obtained free to play Gameboy Color. Available for multiple platforms including Windows, Mac, Linux and FreeBSD with fastest download speeds on This GBC Emulator is in English and can run games online in high quality. SameBoy is developed by Lior Halphon. If you like this Nintendo emulator then also see related emulators such as GBCC.

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SameBoy v0.15.7 Windows newest WindowsFree2022-10-31910.15 KB
SameBoy v0.15.6 Windows WindowsFree2022-09-18906.39 KB
SameBoy v0.15.5 Windows WindowsFree2022-08-24905.65 KB
SameBoy v0.15.7 Mac newest MacFree2022-10-313.36 MB
SameBoy v0.15.6 Mac MacFree2022-09-183.30 MB
SameBoy v0.15.5 Mac MacFree2022-08-243.30 MB
SameBoy v0.15.5-1.4 Linux newest LinuxFree2022-09-02394.79 KBopenSUSE Tumbleweed
SameBoy v0.15.6_1 FreeBSD13 FreeBSDFree2022-09-18403.48 KB

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SameBoy v0.15.7 Source Windows SourceFree2022-10-313.08 MBSource Code