Enjoy Game Boy Advance classics on your Mac


  • Multitude of compatible titles
  • Emulates Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Use cheat codes
  • Easy to use


  • Doesn’t include game ROMs
  • Configuration may require advanced knowledge

Rediscover classic and cult games like The Legend of Zelda, Sonic, Golden Sun, Pokemon, Super Mario, Donkey Kong, and more. VisualBoyAdvance is a complete and effective emulator that lets you enjoy titles for Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance on your Mac.
Simple, quick, and effective
This emulator works super fast and optimizes games to enjoy them to the max, with options for adjusting both audio and visuals. It’s so easy to use: from the menu, just load the ROM game file you want to play, and the emulator will be launched. The program supports compressed ROMs SGB, GBA, GBC and GZIP format.
Other cool features include keyboard shortcuts that simulate different console controls; these controls can be customized to your liking. It also includes configuration options for advanced users looking for the best gaming experience.
Resume your game where you left off
Back in the day, some games didn’t include save points, but with VisualBoyAdvance, they do now: the emulator includes an option called Freeze/Pause that lets you stop a game anywhere, then continue where you left off later.

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Type Freeware

Version 1.7.5

Size 2.08 MB

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