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aFreeBox for Android

By FishStix Free

Developer's Description

A completely free port of the latest SVN version of DosBox using the same core engine as Dos Box Turbo.

Please read our Getting Started Guide to understand how to load games ( ).


Voodoo 3dfx Glide Support

Pentium MMX Instructions!

Full analog controller support (mouse and joystick emulation) [Android 3.1+]

Support for playing many Windows 9x games!

MIDI Sound Emulation

Sliding "QuickMenu"

Transparent Hide-able ActionBar

Mappable Virtual On-Screen Buttons

Based upon latest DOSBOX SVN

Universal Button/Controller Support (Wii, Xbox360, Game Gripper, PS3, Xperia Play controllers and more!).

Game Profiles Manager

Absolute Finger & Pointer tracking, use DOS applications intuitively on a touch screen! (experimental)

Gestures Support

Customize DOS Game Covers/Icons in Profile Manager

Use DPAD and Optical Trackpad as mouse/joystick.

Virtual Mouse emulation mode, with left & right click!

Mappable hardware & virtual buttons.

Virtual Multi-Touch *Analog* Joystick emulation!

Switch to portrait or landscape mode without restart!

Multiple Stretch/Scaling options.

Supports external USB/Bluetooth mice & joysticks [Android 3.1+]

Supports Right Click on Trackpads & mice. [Android 4.0+]

Full ASUS Transformer keyboard & trackpad support.

Nvidia Shield support!

Can be used with any 3rd Party Keyboard replacement to emulate DPAD or Cursor Keys (our GamePad, or HackersKeyboard is recommended).

Full Jelly Bean (JB) and Lollipop support (Android 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.0).

To Enable Cursor/Arrow Keys:


Use any 3rd party Android Input Method (Keyboard) replacement. Highly recommend the free HackersKeyboard, which supports transparency, cursor keys and Function Keys or you can try the Free 'GamePad' keyboard. With aFreeBox, there is no need to pay extra for virtual cursor keys and/or gamepads.



Q. Where is the settings button?? (or How can I access the settings menu)?

A. You have three easy ways of accessing the Settings Menu.

1. From Landscape Mode: from close to the top margin, swipe down to show the ActionBar. From the action bar, you can access the settings menu as well as many other options.

2. From Portrait Mode: The actionbar will always be visible, and you can just access the settings menu by clicking the (3 dots) at the top.

3. From either Portrait or Landscape: Place your finger near the left margin and swipe right, you'll have access to the DosBox QuickMenu.

Q. Wheres the FAQ?


Q. Whats the difference between Dos Box Turbo and aFreeBox?

A: The biggest difference is FreeBox is compiled using the free Android NDK toolchain, while Dos Box Turbo utilizes a proprietary, highly optimizing toolchain for compilation. Also DosBox Manager will NOT work with aFreeBox. For a full list of differences, see:

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.1.21


* Add Intel x86 build

* Fix crash with OI Intents (OI Notepad) to allow editing of manual conf files

* SB16 fixes

* Fix for Hexx game


Release November 10, 2018
Date Added November 10, 2018
Version 2.1.21

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements None


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