Emulators, ROMs, FrontEnds, Tools - you'll find it all here. If you're new to emulation, we suggest you read the Beginner's Guide to Emulation to give you an idea of what you're looking at.
ROMs are binary versions of your favorite classic games, they contain the actual code of the original cartridge. In order to enjoy emulation, you will need to download an emulator and the game ROMs that you want to play.
5200 BIOS ROM - You'll need this file in order to play games in the various 5200 emulators.
Click here for our extensive searchable ROM archive.
The following are the existing 5200 emulators. These are all off-site links to ensure you download the latest version.
kat5200 - New and upcoming Atari 5200 emulator for Windows and Linux
Mac - Port of Atari 800 emulator for the Macintosh.
Tim Warner has written several emulator tutorials to help you get started playing games on your home computer. Below are links to 5200-related emulator tutorials Tim has written: