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14.1 > Games > vbam (r1231)

VisualBoyAdvance-M is a Nintendo Game Boy Emulator with high compatibility with
commercial games.

It emulates the Nintendo Game Boy Advance hand held console, in addition to the
original Game Boy hand held systems and its Super and Color variants.

VBA-M is a continued development of the now inactive VisualBoy Advance project,
with many improvements from various developments of VBA.

This application is the GTK GUI version of VisualBoyAdvance-M. The name of the
executable is "gvbam".

FFMPEG=ON will enable recording and playback. It requires FFMPEG.

There are a couple of alternatives you might try instead of this VBAM

The first is mGBA, which is available on

The second is RetroArch with the VBAM core. The SlackBuilds for that are

This requires: gtkglextmm, SFML

Maintained by: Dugan Chen
Keywords: visual boy advance,vba,gameboy,emulator,game boy,vbam,gba,gameboy emulator,emu,gameboy advance
ChangeLog: vbam


Source Downloads:
vbam-r1231.tar.xz (f435c424cddbe9e8e1fe9a0ffcddd324)

Download SlackBuild:
vbam.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.1

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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