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8-Bit Wonders

8-Bit Wonders is a C64 and VIC20 emulator for your Android device.
New in version 0.8
This is the first public release.
Use 8-Bit-Wonders to work and play with the computers of your (or your parents' or grandparents') youth while retaining all the advantages of modern tech:

  • Hardware keyboards and joystick via USB and bluetooth can be used.

  • A full virtual keyboard, a joystick and a steering wheel for the touchscreen are available.

  • All disk and tape formats supported by the VICE can be used.

  • Use local storage or cloud services to load an save your files.

  • Current states can be saved, attached to the app's start screen and shared with others.

Currently, the C64, the most popular computer of the 80s, and its predecessor, the VIC20, are supported, more devices will follow.


This app has features you may not like. Learn more!


Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.8 (100002) suggested Added on 2023-10-16

    arm64-v8a armeabi-v7a x86 x86_64

    This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • de.rainerhock.eightbitwonders.DYNAMIC_RECEIVER_NOT_EXPORTED_PERMISSION
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.

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