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What are the best Citra alternatives?

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 a Game Emulator in the gaming software category. There are six 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, vvctre, 3dmoo and RetroFab.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android

An experimental open-source Nintendo 3DS emulator/debugger written in C++. At this time, it only emulates a very small...

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    RetroArch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    • OpenPandora
    • Steam
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeRetroArch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. CD-i Emulator

    • Windows

    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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  3. vvctre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Nintendo 3DS emulator.

    ⚫︎ Multiplayervvctre offers a game mode for more than one player.
    ⚫︎ Portablevvctre can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsvvctre can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  4. 3dmoo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    3DS Emulator Prototype.

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    RetroFab

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    I've spent the past couple of weeks ( okay, maybe it's been more like five or six weeks ) working

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  6. TronDS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A Nintendo 3DS Emulator, It's very simple and is only capable of running homebrews. It currently supports:

    ⚫︎ PortableTronDS can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

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

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