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    nds4droid is described as 'free, open source Nintendo DS emulator written for Android smartphones. It is based off of the excellent emulator DeSmuME. The source code can be found on sourceforge' and is a Game Emulator in the Gaming Software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to nds4droid for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like nds4droid are higan (Free, Open Source), melonDS (Free, Open Source), No$GBA (Freemium) and Nostlan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 20, 2022

    1. 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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    2. higan was formerly known as bsnes. The project was renamed after becoming a multi-system emulator. higan is a Nintendo multi-system emulator that began development on 2004-10-14.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A Nintendo DS emulator with support for commercial games.
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    3. NO$GBA is a Nintendo DS emulator for Microsoft Windows. It is capable of running commercial and homebrew Gameboy Advance and Nintendo DS games, such as Pokémon Diamond which the latest version is able to run at full speed with no graphical glitches.
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    4. A front-end or user interface (UI) is the presentation and interaction layer of an app or website. Most modern emulator apps have basic game list UIs that you can interact with using a mouse/keyboard but not a game controller.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Windows Phone
      • Xbox
      RetriX is an emulator front end for UWP, on all the hardware platforms it supports: it serves the same purpose as RetroArch but is built from the ground up to integrate as well as possible with Windows.
    5. WinDS PRO contains the best emulators for the consoles Gameboy Advance and Nintendo DS for PC.
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      • Android
      Drastic is a Android DS Emulator.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      iDeaS is a plugin-based Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS emulator for Microsoft Windows and Linux, using the GTK+ toolkit. The touch screen is fully emulated with a mouse cursor instead of a stylus, and a keyboard can be used to emulate the DS buttons.

      Discontinued

      last update: February 12, 2012

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      RetroX is an Android application that will help you organize and play your own Retro Games with the less possible effort. Put your collection in your device and RetroX will take care of the rest.
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