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Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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sudo snap install melonds

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Nintendo DS and DSi emulator

melonDS aims at providing fast and accurate Nintendo DS emulation. While it is still a work in progress, it has a pretty solid set of features:

  • Nearly complete core (CPU, video, audio, ...)
  • OpenGL renderer, 3D upscaling
  • RTC, microphone, lid close/open
  • Joystick support
  • Savestates
  • Various display position/sizing/rotation modes
  • Work-in-progress Wi-Fi emulation for online connectivity and local multiplayer
  • Experimental emulation of the Nintendo DSi
  • and more are planned!

    Note: BIOS and firmware files dumped from a real DS or DSi console are required to use melonDS.


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Last updated
6 January 2021

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