From Retro Arcade Guides

ZiNc is an emulator for arcade video games based on Sony PlayStation hardware. This includes systems from Capcom, Taito, Konami, Tecmo, and Namco, among others. These games are also supported in MAME, but ZiNc can frequently run them faster and with graphics and sound enhancements.

ZiNc is available for both Windows and Linux based PCs. For Windows, Windows 2000 or Windows XP are recommended. For Linux, a modern distribution based on kernel 2.6 is recommended such as Fedora Core or SuSE 9.

ZiNc 1.1 supports 71 games. Note that the Windows version does not come with the required renderer plugin - you may download them separately from the ZiNc files page. This is done in order to allow the user to choose between Direct3D and OpenGL plugins, and to allow existing ZiNc users a shorter download and setup time.

A recommended frontend is ZincFE by Aldo. Another one is the Zenith frontend.

ZeNith is a graphical frontend for the Japanese arcades emulator ZiNc. ZeNith frontend makes it possible to tune parameters of the sound, video and controls, to check integrity of romsets, to start games, etc. ZeNith supports English, Russian and Chinese (Taiwan) user interface. ZeNith archive included all files that you need to use ZiNc, among them files of others developers:

  • ZiNc OpenGL and Direct3D renderers 1.2 © Pete Bernert & Lewpy
  • P.E.Op.S. Software renderer 1.17 © P.E.Op.S.Team
  • Winterblast's input plug-in 1.6 © Winterblast
  • System 11 Player version 03.03.06 © R. Belmont

ZincFE Aldos frontend for Zinc. To download google it.


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