What are the best Citra alternatives in 2020?

    Citra is described as 'An experimental open-source Nintendo 3DS emulator/debugger written in C++. At this time, it only emulates a very small subset of 3DS hardware, and therefore is only useful for booting/debugging very simple homebrew demos. Citra is licensed under the GPLv2. Refer to the license' and is an app in the Gaming Software category. There are five alternatives to Citra for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Citra are CD-i Emulator (Paid), vvctre (Free, Open Source), 3dmoo (Free, Open Source) and TronDS (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 3, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • iPad
      • OpenPandora
      • Steam
      • Raspberry Pi
      • Playstation
      • Xbox
      What is RetroArch? RetroArch is a modular multi-system emulator system that is designed to be fast, lightweight, and portable. It has features lacking in some emulators frontends, such as real-time rewinding and game-aware shading. What systems does it play?
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    1. The CD-i emulator program (cdiemu) provides a fairly complete emulation of the hardware of an actual physical CD-i player.
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    2. Nintendo 3DS emulator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      3DS Emulator Prototype
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      A Nintendo 3DS Emulator, It's very simple and is only capable of running homebrews.


      hasn't had a release in 3 years, no signs of development

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