Application: QMC2 and MAME/MESS/UME
Description: From the publisher's website:
QMC2 – M.A.M.E./M.E.S.S./U.M.E. Catalog / Launcher II is the successor of one of the first UNIX M.A.M.E. GUI front ends available on this planet called QMamecat (derived from MAMECAT, which was text-only). QMamecat was based upon Qt 2; its development was frozen in 2003.
By the beginning of March 2006, we started to build QMC2 from scratch as a Qt 4 project. Parts of the design and code were inspired by its predecessor, but it’s not just a remake. We tried to make the new design as flexible as possible to minimize dependencies from front end and CLI related MAME changes, which was a major deficiency of QMamecat. QMC2 now uses a template based emulator configuration scheme, which can easily be enhanced with additional command line options (defined in an XML template file).
As a result of this flexible design and countless hours of work, QMC2 today is a multi-platform GUI front end for several M.A.M.E., M.E.S.S. and U.M.E. variants. It’s known to work on any modern Linux distribution, most UNIX derivates such as OpenSolaris or FreeBSD, on Mac OS X and Windows (XP, Vista and above).
Upgrade Warning: For upgrades from any version less than 0.44 Dev Test 1 it is STRONGLY recommended that you do not do a direct upgrade of your current installation as many internal structures of the portable app have changed and need testing. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Download QMC2 for MAME/MESS/UME Portable 0.44 Dev Test 1 (93.1MB download / 434MB installed (534MB with optional components))
Licensing Note: This program is currently released under two separate open-source licenses: the GPLv2 for QMC2 and the MAME license for MAME, MESS, and UME.
Note:This package includes the binaries for QMC2 and MAME/MESS/UME (0.154) but none of the associated files (roms, fliers, controllers, etc). Adding extra files, CHDs, roms, and software can result in a total install size well exceeding the size of a conventional flash drive. Please keep this in mind when installing on a removable device.
See all release notes at the SourceForge project page
Updated to 0.41 Dev Test 1. Now 32-bit release only; see release notes for details.
Updated to 0.42 Dev Test 1. See release notes for details.
Updated to 0.44 Dev Test 1. See upgrade warning and release notes for details.