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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 Nintendo 64, PlayStation, 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 Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8 or 10.9. You can follow this guide if you do not know how to compile OpenEmu.

Supported Systems

System Emulator Cores
Game Boy Advance Visual Boy Advance
Game Boy Color Gambatte
NeoGeo Pocket Color NeoPop
Nintendo (NES)/Famicom FCEU, Nestopia
Nintendo DS DeSmuME
Sega 32X Picodrive
Sega Game Gear CrabEmu, TwoMbit
Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Genesis Plus GX
Sega Master System CrabEmu, TwoMbit
Super Nintendo (SNES) SNES9x, Higan
TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Mednafen
Virtual Boy Mednafen

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!

Supported Controllers

  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox 360 (driver required)
  • PlayStation 3
  • Logitech series (Dual Action, Rumblepad 2, Gamepad F310/F510/F710)*
  • Gravis GamePad Pro
  • RetroUSB SNES RetroPort and RetroPad (temporarily removed)
  • Sega Saturn USB
  • PS3 Neo Geo Pad USB
  • Retrode (SNES)
  • N64 Adaptoid
  • Nintendo Wiimote
  • Nintendo Wii U Pro

* 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).

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