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Get OpenEmu

OpenEmu is available online at the OpenEmu website.

An experimental release incorporating several additional cores not present in the stable version (including Sega Saturn and arcade systems) is also available. Both releases can be downloaded from the GitHub Releases page.

See the User guide (WIP) for usage documentation.

Compiling from Source

It is also possible to compile OpenEmu from its source files. Don't worry, it's an easy process! To compile OpenEmu, please ensure that you are using OS X 10.11. You can follow this guide if you do not know how to compile OpenEmu.

Supported Systems

System Cores
Atari 2600 Stella
Atari 5200 Atari800
Atari 7800 ProSystem
Atari Lynx Mednafen
ColecoVision CrabEmu
Famicom Disk System Nestopia
Game Boy / Game Boy Color Gambatte
Game Boy Advance mGBA*, VBA-M
Game Gear CrabEmu, TwoMbit*
Intellivision Bliss
NeoGeo Pocket Mednafen*, NeoPop
Nintendo (NES) / Famicom FCEUX, Nestopia*
Nintendo DS DeSmuME
Nintendo 64 Mupen64Plus
Odyssey²/Videopac+ O2EM
PC-FX Mednafen
SG-1000 CrabEmu
Sega 32X picodrive
Sega CD / Mega CD Genesis Plus GX
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Genesis Plus GX
Sega Master System CrabEmu, TwoMbit*
Sony PlayStation Mednafen
Super Nintendo (SNES) Higan, Snes9x*
TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine/SuperGrafx Mednafen
TurboGrafx-CD/PC Engine CD Mednafen
Virtual Boy Mednafen
Vectrex VecXGL
WonderSwan Mednafen

* Default core

Please see this page for an extensive list of systems and emulators that are planned for a future date. Some of the emulators in that list are currently usable!

Automap Supported Controllers

  • PlayStation 3 DualShock 3
  • PlayStation 4 DualShock 4
  • Nintendo Wiimote
  • Nintendo Wii U Pro
  • Xbox 360 (driver required)
  • SteelSeries Nimbus
  • SteelSeries Stratus XL
  • Horipad Ultimate
  • Logitech series (Dual Action, Rumblepad 2, Gamepad F310/F510/F710)*
  • Gravis GamePad Pro
  • Sega Saturn USB
  • PS3 Neo Geo Pad USB
  • Retrode (SNES)
  • N64 Adaptoid

Controllers Requiring Extra Effort

  • Xbox One (driver required)
  • 8Bitdo devices (get the latest firmware and use Mode 1/Joystick Mode by holding the START button to power on)

* If your Logitech controller has a switch on the back, it must be set to DirectInput (D).

Additional help:

Bugs and Support

Please report bugs and other issues on the GitHub issue tracker or on IRC (#openemu @ Freenode).