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Home / Emulators - Emulators

For those who just want to relive some fond memories, an emulator is a great way to do just that.

Emulators by Platform


  • Mocha, by Brad Grier, is a CoCo 1/2 emulator written in Java that runs from a web browser. This emulator has been running online for 10 years now and has a vast collection of disk and cassette programs to run.
  • SDLMESS, the current version of MESS, runs on Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, and other SDL-supported operating systems.
  • XRoar is a Dragon and Coco 1/2 emulator for Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, Windows, and other platforms.


  • The Windows-based VCC emulator has been shown to work under Linux using the WINE virtualization software.

Mac Classic

  • Virtual CoCo - A CoCo 2 emulator for the Macintosh. Not much is known of this emulator.

Mac OS X

  • MacMESS - Multi-platform emulator that has a CoCo 1, 2 and 3 module. It has been replaced by SDLMESS


  • CoCoNut - CoCo 1/2 emulator for PalmOS v5 devices.


  • Jeff Vavasour's CoCo emulator.

Microsoft Windows

  • MESS - Based on the MAME arcade emulator code, this project emulates various classic home computer systems.
  • AdvanceMESS
  • VCC - CoCo 3 emulator for Windows. (orignially called "Bjork")

Using Emulation (Tutorials)

General Information

ROM Resources

Some places on the internet to download ROM and Disk images.

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