MAME/MESS for Mac OS X - 64-bit Intel

MAME and MESS are now combined as one distribution as of the 0.162 release and offered as a MAME binary (MESS is included in the build).

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Please make sure you have installed the SDL runtime library first!
Also, MAME/MESS is now using SDL 2.0, please make sure you update the library on your system! I've updated to 2.0.12 as there has been fixes for MacOS that may fix issues users have been having on newer systems.

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

Name Date Size Changelog
SDLMAME v0.225 64-bit (x86_64) 2020-09-30 110.6 MB whatsnew_0225.txt

Old releases can be found here.

Looking for up to date PPC builds? Look no further! (Courtesy of MacBox360)

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The Universal Binaries are no longer built or supported. Goodbye PPC, my old friend. The Intel 64-bit build is compiled on OS X 10.9.5 with Xcode 6.2 and SDL 2.0.12. If this does not work for you, compile your own. NOTE: The 64-bit Intel builds only support 10.9 and above.

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