MAME4droid (0.139u1) is developed by David Valdeita (Seleuco), port of MAME 0.139u1 emulator by Nicola Salmoria and TEAM. MAME4droid (0.139u1) emulates arcade games supported by original MAME 0.139u1.
* MAME4droid is an EMULATOR and DOES NOT INCLUDE ROMS OR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL OF ANY KIND.
This MAME4droid version is targeted to Dual-Core devices, because it is based on a high specs 2010 PC MAME build. Anyway don't expect arcade games of the 90 to work at full speed. With some games that are really bad optimized (like outrun or mk series) you will need at least a 1.5 ghz dual-core device (Cortex A15). This is related to MAME build used, since it is targeted to high specs PC's as i said before.
This version doesn't have an UML back-end ARM dynamic recompiler, which means drivers based on high specs arcade CPUs won't be playable (it has not sense since this games will be slow in any case).
This version emulates over 8000 different romsets.
Please, try to understand that that with that amount of games, some will run better than others and some might not even run with MAME4droid.
Please, don't email me asking for a specific game to run.
After installing, place your MAME-titled zipped roms in /sdcard/ROMs/MAME4droid/roms folder.
This MAME4droid version uses only '0.139' romset.
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Support for 2.1 and upper Android devices.
Native support for Android Honeycomb tablets.
HW Keys remapping.
Touch Controller can be shown/hidden.
Overlay Filters, scalines, CRT..
Digital or Analog touch selectable.
Animated touch stick or DPAD.
In-App button Layout customizable control.
iON's iCade and iCP (as iCade mode) external controllers supported.
Plug and play detection of many USB / Bluetooth gamepads.
Tilt Sensor as left/right/up/down.
1 to 6 buttons optionally shown.
Options for video aspect ratio, scaling, rotate.
NVidia Shield support.
Peer to peer Netplay.
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v1.6.1 XD S7800b, Archos Gamepad 2 support. Improved immersive mode. Added option to delete nvram and cfg files. Added selectable save-load combo. Some bug fixes.
v1.6.0 Added Peer to peer netplay multiplayer. Added kit kat immersive mode. TIP: Netplay needs defaults mame key bindings on boths peers to work properly. Also use a 5Ghz network or a WiFi direct connection to improve network performance or to play without access point.
v1.5.3 Up to 30% speed improvement on some 3D games...