MAME for MacOS - 64-bit Intel & Apple Silicon

NOTICE:

The end of 2023 marked the end of the road for me supporting Intel Macs. As previously stated, a mamedev vowed support until the end of the year for building on 10.13 and above. That time has passed and I'm dropping the Intel builds. Please keep in mind MAME still supports running on MacOS 11 and above but I do not have Intel hardware capable of producing builds for that platform. Consider looking into MacPorts or homebrew to continue using MAME on your Intel Macs.

Please make sure you have installed the SDL runtime library first!

Please also note MAME is a console application, use Terminal.app or a frontend!

ARM64 builds will not work on Intel Macs, but Intel builds will work on ARM Macs.

Name Date Size md5sum
SDLMAME v0.263 Apple Silicon (arm64) 2024-02-28 106 MB 5a25926cb8bd864f2421cbd9726c5144
SDLMAME v0.261 Intel (x86_64) 2023-11-28 112 MB 8b7200aef57f54bac896cb0cc551fae6

ChangeLog: whatsnew_0262.txt

Old releases can be found here.

The Intel 64-bit build is compiled on macOS 10.14.6 with Xcode 11.3.1 and SDL 2.28.4. M1 build compiled on macOS 12.7.3 with SDL 2.28.5 using XCode 14.2. If this does not work for you, and you've met the requirements, let me know!. NOTE: The Intel builds only support 10.14 and above.

Links:
GitHub - MAMEdev - MESS Wiki - SDLMAME Homepage - SDLMAME Forum - MAMEWorld Forums - MAME Testers (Bug Reporting) - QMC2 (Frontend)

Emulation News Links:
Zophar's Domain - 1 Emulation

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