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Developer(s) Stella Team
Latest version 6.7.1 [+]
Active Yes
Platform(s) Multi-platform
Emulates Atari 2600
Accuracy Cycle-Accurate
Support ($) PayPal
Programmed in C++, C
License GNU GPLv2
Source code GitHub

Stella is an open-source, multi-platform Atari 2600 emulator.


Windows Linux macOS Stable Releases

Windows Windows Dev builds
Compiled by emucr


Stella is also available as a libretro core for RetroArch and for the Raspberry Pi OS 3/4.

It has some television filters to up the nostalgia factor.


SDL 2.0. You need this as it's required to run Stella (and some versions aren't packaged with it.) It's easy to install. It's just a .dll that you drop into your Stella folder.