How come android is the only os where you have to pay for fucking emulators?

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  1. Subtle Demise
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    Well, I guess you don't necessarily have to, with all the apk sites out there, but still my question still stands.
     
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    I always get cracked versions because of that.
     
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    how about iapple devices? or there are no emulators for air pads?
     
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    only on jailborken airdevice.
     
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    you can never jail air!
     
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    Not even close to absolut zero?
     
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    There are many paid emulators on everything from the PC to really old mobile phones. Granted most of the time if you only want to play games on popular system you can do it for free.

    I guess the real reason is because people are actually willing to pay for them, see also why IOS still keeps being developed for despite having a bit of a falling market share.
     
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    There we have it, folks.

    VinsCool supports piracy confirmed.
     
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    Piracy of originnaly freeware emulator m8
     
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    I'm only kidding bruv.

    Android emulators suck anyways except for the ppsspp imo.
     
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    snes9xex+ is very good, and free :)
     
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    Ppsspp is the best emulator on any platform ever
     
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    I see you havent used DraStic emu...
     
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    What? C64.emu is tha best! DEMOSCENE FTW!!
     
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    I have, but not being free puts it below ppsspp

    Does it emulate the 20-minute cassette loading times as well?
     
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    never tried that lol, I guess not for convenience.
     
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    I crack emulators. It's obvious they just want money. Dolphin is an awesome emulator and it's free.
     
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    Most emulators on google play are ports of FREEWARE emulators.
    Do I pay for them? Hell no! I usually am against piracy, but they didn't deserve my money here.
     
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    Though there are ports of freeware emulators most would appear to be ports of open source emulators and that is OK if they comply with the licence.
     
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    They are compliant that's why their authors can ask money. Snes9x EX wasn't and as soon as someone told the author that he put it as freeware.