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MedLaunch is a .NET (Windows only) front-end for the excellent Mednafen multi-system emulator.



  • Responsive GUI that allows for a wide range of monitor resolutions
  • No installation required
  • Local (SQLite) auto-generated database where all settings are saved
  • Built-in games library (with system filters and dynamic search)
  • ROM scanner (for games library import)
  • Supports the usual Mednafen rom and disk formats along with 7z archive handling for ROMs (one ROM per archive)
  • Combined NoIntro/ToSec MD5 hash auto-lookup (for populating some of the games library data on ROM import).
  • Scraping of game data and media from thegamesdb.net and mobygames
  • Games library sidebar for game info, stats and media
  • Manual import of disk-based games (both single and multiple disk games with auto-m3u playlist generation)
  • Nearly all Mednafen command line parameters available and configurable
  • Built-in browser control with links to Mednafen help pages
  • Built-in netplay server selection
  • Customizable color scheme
  • This upcoming changes (and many others) can be found in the current roadmap here.



  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
  • At least Mednafen version 0.9.42.x - 64-bit version required for Saturn games
  • Windows 7 and above (may work on Vista but has not been tested)
  • x64 (has not been tested on x86 but should still work on it)