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higan is a multi-system emulator focused on accuracy, preservation, and configurability.


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higan is a multi-system emulator, originally developed by Near, with an uncompromising focus on accuracy and code readability.

It currently emulates the following systems: Famicom, Famicom Disk System, Super Famicom, Super Game Boy, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Player, SG-1000, SC-3000, Master System, Game Gear, Mega Drive, Mega CD, PC Engine, SuperGrafx, MSX, MSX2, ColecoVision, Neo Geo Pocket, Neo Geo Pocket Color, WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color, SwanCrystal, Pocket Challenge V2.


Official Releases

Official releases are available from the GitHub releases page.

Nightly Builds

Automated, untested builds of higan are available for each supported operating system:


higan user interface higan running Bahamut Lagoon (SNES) higan running Golden Sun (GBA)