OpenEmu (PSX)

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Take video game emulation on macOS to the next level with OpenEmu. Dive into your favorite PlayStation 1 game and enjoy this multi-console emulator's luxury and premium feel. OpenEmu sets the bar higher as it offers a unique premium-style gaming library that complements its beautiful Mac-themed UI.

Originally known as OpenNestopia, this project utilizes a modular architecture that allows multiple cores to emulate a wide selection of video gaming consoles including PSP, NDS, SNES, and PS1. Using modern macOS technology, OpenEmu integrates its fancy ROM library seamlessly into macOS, to make it feel as natural as iTunes and other similar Apple apps. This full-featured library also allows users to create a collection mix that they can customize and share with their friends.

OpenEmu uses the Mednafen core for PlayStation 1 games. On top of the features that are specific to the core, this open-source project also provides a plethora of advantages including ROM hack, multiple ROM loading, graphical enhancements, customizable cover arts, multi-threaded playback, HD upscaling, enhanced gamepad support, a bunch of premium filters, and real-time 3D effects.

OpenEmu supports the following gaming consoles:

  • Atari 2600
  • Atari 5200
  • Atari 7800
  • Atari Lynx
  • ColecoVision
  • Famicom Disk System
  • Game Boy / Game Boy Color
  • Game Boy Advance
  • Game Gear
  • Intellivision
  • NeoGeo Pocket
  • Nintendo (NES) / Famicom
  • Nintendo 64
  • Nintendo DS
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Odyssey¬≤/Videopac+
  • PC-FX
  • SG-1000
  • Sega 32X
  • Sega CD / Mega CD
  • Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Saturn
  • Sony PlayStation
  • Sony PSP
  • Super Nintendo (SNES)
  • TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine/SuperGrafx
  • TurboGrafx-CD/PC Engine CD
  • Vectrex
  • Virtual Boy
  • WonderSwan

When it comes to PS1 emulation for macOS, the multi-console emulator, OpenEmu, is simply one of the best emulators you can get.

Enjoy one of the best Castlevania titles in history with OpenEmu in Castlevania Symphony of the NightReminisce the iconic victory music with OpenEmu's Final Fantasy VII for the PlayStation OneMetal Gear Solid for PS1 works great on Mac with OpenEmu emulatorOpenEmu featuring the highly popular PS1 game - Resident Evil 2

OpenEmu Emulator download can be obtained free to play Playstation. Available for multiple platforms including Mac, Source and Other with fastest download speeds on This PSX Emulator (also known as OpenNestopia) is in English and can run games online in high quality. OpenEmu is developed by Josh Weinberg and OpenEmu Team. If you like this Sony emulator then also see related emulators such as PS / PS2 / PSP and DuckStation.

Download Links

OpenEmu v2.3.3 Mac newest MacFree2021-01-0932.90 MB
OpenEmu v2.3.2 Mac MacFree2021-01-0832.90 MB
OpenEmu v2.3.1 Mac MacFree2021-01-0432.90 MB

Additional other files:

OpenEmu v2.3.3 Source Windows SourceFree2021-01-0931.72 MBSource Code
OpenEmu v2.3.3 Source Linux SourceFree2021-01-0930.04 MBSource Code
OpenEmu Press Pack v2 OtherFree2021-01-097.61 MB