C64 Emulator Raspberry PI

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Download Version: 2019-07-21 based on V1.0.4.6


Download the C64 Emulator and install with: sudo dpkg -i c64-raspi-1.0_i386.deb
- Re-login after installation

If you like to uninstall later: sudo dpkg -r c64-raspi

The c64_raspi is able to load a snapshot (.s64) file during the start. Just click the .s64 desktop icon or tell the application the path to the snapshot or other C64 file as argument: c64-raspi ./myGame.s64

  • * Cursor and ctrl keys for the joystick (Configuration through Alt+F5).

  • * Analog/digital joystick support.

  • * "Page up" or the "page down" key to select a different floppy disk.

  • * Press the right mouse button into the window (or Alt+F4) to close the application.

  • * Multiplayer support - compatible with the Windows and Android version

  • * S64, D64, G64, X64, ZIP, PRG, P00, T64, TAP, CRT file support

  • * Grafic support through Dispmanx or X-Window

  • * Tested on Raspberry 2, 3 and 4

  • * Sound support


Raspberry 2 and 3
  • * Plugin the joystick before you start the application.
  • * If you start the application through a SSH client use sudo: sudo c64-raspi ./myGame.s64.
Raspberry 4
  • * Plugin the joystick before you start the application.
  • * Use the default desktop driver; raspi-config -> Advanced Options -> GL Driver -> GL
  • * The X-Server (graphical login) must be started

C64 Games

Download the snapshots.zip file to your Raspberry and unzip the files into a folder (example): unzip ./snapshots.zip -d ~/games


  • Alt + F4 : Quit Application
  • Alt + F5 : Change Joystick Configuration
  • Alt + F7 : Load Snapshot
  • Alt + F8 : Save Snapshot
  • Page Up : Select Disk
  • Page Down: Select Disk
  • Home : Select Prev Snapshot
  • End : Select Next Snapshot

Raspberry Network Server

If you like to have a stand-alone C64 network server always running on your raspberry, download the C64 Emulator Network Server and install with:
sudo dpkg -i c64-server-raspi-1.0_i386.deb

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