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What is it?

Kymaera is a Front End for Arcade Emulators. It was designed for use on Arcade Cabinets and Kiosks, but it will run just fine on your desktop PC as well.

Why should I use it?

Kymaera is a very feature - rich Front End. Feature-wise, very few other Front Ends can compare. Here is a brief list of some of the features:

  • Completely customizable using skins
  • Supports multiple emulators - Any Emulator or application that can be launched from the command line.
  • Full Screen
  • Re-mappable inputs for keyboard, joystick, mouse
  • Configurable sounds
  • Plays MP3's, OGG's, WAV's and several other sound formats
  • Extremely easy setup
  • Supports multiple Game lists and catagories of games
  • Ability to mix games from different systems into a single game list
  • Favorites list of games
  • Horizontal and Vertical layouts for monitors
  • Native support of Arcade monitors (15khz)
  • Open Source (duh)
  • Plays movie previews of games (avi, mpg)
  • Windows , DOS and Linux versions
  • Rotating wheel image previewer.
  • Built in screen saver


Latest News:

The latest version of Kymaera is 2.0.2 and can be found on the SourceForge Kymaera download page here