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Prerequisites for using the MAME console application on MacOS:

  • Intel-based Macs – MacOS 10.14 or above (majority of Macs made before 2021).
  • M1(aarch64)-based Macs – MacOS 11.0 “Big Sur”.
  • libSDL 2.0 or above – SDL for MacOS (currently 20.0.22).
  • Knowledge of using the Terminal.app within MacOS or a frontend.

The current MAME release is 0.244, released on May 25th, 2022.

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  1. It would be helpful to add links to the latest version of MAME per MacOS.

    Example: MacOS 10.14 or above = MAME 0.244
    MacOS 10.13 = MAME 0.???
    MacOS 10.12 = MAME 0.???
    MacOS 10.11 = MAME 0.???
    MacOS 10.10 = MAME 0.???
    MacOS 10.9 = MAME 0.???

    1. I like this idea but I didn’t keep those records and even I didn’t retain all this data. A good way to gauge this is looking up the version release date and then look up what MacOS was available at that time for a decent gauge. Usually I built on the oldest OS X possible to retain as much compatibility as I could. Still, I’ll see what I can come up with when I have some time!

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