MSX Launchers

Front-ends for the MSX Emulators

blueMSX Launcher

blueMSX Launcher v1.14.1 for Windows 7/8/10.

to use the newly added Mega Flash Rom SCC (and SCC+) support you need to download this unofficial blueMSX build that can start with these extensions (only needed for games that use the voice set such as the latest patched Salamander with smooth scroll)

Note: Make sure you download the extra data and screenshots below to get added functionality

for older versions, go here

openMSX Launcher (requires Java Runtime Environment 8 or higher)

Before downloading, make sure you read the installation and upgrade sections in the help file (which is also included in all downloads)

openMSX Launcher v1.8 for Windows 7/8/10.

openMSX Launcher v1.8 for MacOS.

openMSX Launcher v1.8 for Linux/BSD.

Get the source from GitHub.

for older versions, go here

Extra data and Screenshots (released Dec 2016)

extra-data.dat v1.21: unzip and place the file in the directory of blueMSX Launcher. This file is newer than the one already included in openMSX Launcher v1.8. You can upgrade it from within openMSX Launcher itself.

Extra Screenshots v1.7 (29.1 MB): unzip in the directory of blueMSX Launcher. openMSX Launcher doesn't require it to be in the same directory (location can be defined in the settings of openMSX Launcher).

TCL Scripts

pressctrl.tcl and pressshift.tcl: these scripts are needed in openMSX Launcher v1.8 if you're upgrading to this version using the in-application upgrade feature from versions 1.6 or 1.7. They are already included in the above downloads of v1.8. For more details, refer to the help file.