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Recalbox 6.1.1 is now available

Recalbox keeps getting better ! Since version 6.0 came out, you never stopped thanking us, but you also never stopped reporting on it in order to improve the Recalbox project a little more each and every day. That’s the summary of all the latest changes ! Recalbox 6.1: DragonBlaze Version 6.0 was a revolution but as we always want to do more, this new version called “6.1” brings along its fair share of new things and brings to total amount of emulated systems supported by Recalbox to near 95, adding in more or less 15 new machines ! ... [ read more ]

Recalbox 6.0 released

It’s finally here 🙌 You have been waiting for it for months, we have been working on it for months. We are today super proud to announce the general availability of Recalbox new version! The latest Recalbox stable version is not 18.07.13 anymore: it is… Recalbox 6.0: DragonBlaze As you already know if you read our previous post about the Release Candidates, we decided to change back our release numbering scheme (using dated version numbers was actually causing too much confusion 😖), the new stable version is thus numbered 6. ... [ read more ]

Upcoming stable release

Good news! We are only a few days away from the next Recalbox stable release! But first, we need your help! Help us hunt down any remaining critical bug that we may have missed, before the final release. Versioning scheme As you probably noticed, a few versions ago, we changed our versioning scheme: we were previously using numbers (4.0, 4.1, …) but switched to time-based version numbers (18.04.20, 18.06.27, …) rather than bumping into the 5. ... [ read more ]


Here comes a new challenger!!! Ever dreamt about playing your retro games online, unlock achievements like you do with your next gen console? Well… Retroarch made it and Recalbox now brings it to you with the usual user-friendly style! To get started, go to the menu / Games Settings / Netplay Settings From here, you can activate/deactivate Netplay, set your Netplay username, choose a port. You can also add CRC32 hash to your gamelist for a better match in Netplay lobby: ... [ read more ]

Recalbox 18.06.27

Hey everyone! It’s been some time since our last release … Guess why it took so long for a new version? Because we’ve been working really hard on a very unique feature that has been integrated “the Recalbox way”! Yeah boys! I guess you all know what netplay means, uh? It’s now integrated in ES in an easy-to-use GUI! Now let’s go in depths of the changelog: Adding introRecalboxEASports. ... [ read more ]

Recalbox 18.04.20

Hey everyone! We’ve been keeping on working on Recalbox lately to bring some new features, with again many changes to EmulationStation. You’ll notice we’ve been working on a better internationalization of Recalbox by updating translations done by many volunteers. If you ever want to help join here for emulationStation or here for the webmanager. We’ve also spend quite some time on better sound configuration. This involves dynamic volume change but even better: dynamic sound card output! ... [ read more ]

Recalbox 18.03.30

Howdy fellow recalboxers! This version brings no new feature, but only some bugfixes of 18.03.16. Here is the list: Moonlight: fix bad SDL2 GUID generation. Thanks to the Moonlight author who solved this bug very fast! Odroid-xu4: remove screeching noise at fan startup. The voltage is too low for new generation fans. This prevented the fan from starting properly. It was whistling with an annoying sound until the temperature would be high enough to reach a higher voltage step. ... [ read more ]

EmulationStation Theming

Hello everyone! Now that we have a reliable and up to date system, let’s bring in some nice cosmetic enhancements! The Recalbox team is proud to introduce to you an updated EmulationStation frontend! This new version introduces several theming improvements: The System Carousel is now fully themeable! You can finally theme or remove the white boxes behind logos and… You can have a vertical Carousel and place it wherever you want! ... [ read more ]

Recalbox 18.03.16

Hi there fellow retrogamers! I hope that all of you enjoyed our previous release and had fun playing some Amiga games again on your Pi! Recalbox spring is coming a bit early this year with a few features you don’t want to miss! Here we go for the changelog: ES: new carousel mode and new theming options! Check UI Settings > Theme configuration with recalbox-next theme ES: no more white screen of death when VRAM is filled! ... [ read more ]


Hello everyone ! After a long test campaign, Amiga emulation is finally integrated into Recalbox ! Here are the details about the functionnality: The emulator used is Amiberry version 2.1. 2 systems are supported for now: Amiga 500/600 (both in the a600 system) and Amiga 1200. Amiga CD32 needs a few evolutions on Amiberry’s side (future version 2.5) and will be integrated later. Supported formats are disks (.adf, automatic loading of multiple disks) and hard drive (WHDL). ... [ read more ]