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Nintendo - DS Emulators

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Popular Emulators

Name Description
iDeaS iDeaS is a plugin-based, portable emulator, under slow but active development. Its performance and compatibility are respectable.

Other Emulators

Name Description
DeSmuME DeSmuME is a freeware emulator for the Nintendo DS created by YopYop156. DeSmuME is also known as YopYop DS and is written in C++ for Microsoft Windows originally. Around 2006, the project became open source and versions for Mac and Linux are also available.
Last release: 2009-07-08
DSEmu Not quite a DS emulator yet, so far it is just a GBA emulator, though it can play two-screen demos that only use the GBA hardware.
Dualis The first publicly released DS emulator that actually attempts to emulate most of the DS hardware.
NeonDS NeonDS is an upcoming Nintendo DS Emulator. The emulator already runs a few commercial games, compatibility is fairly good.

However does not support sound yet and requires OpenGL 2.0 or better.
No$GBA No$GBA is a popular GBA/DS emulator. It runs very fast, and is inherently decently compatible, but is no longer supported by the author, and requires the assistance of 3rd party add-ons to achieve modern levels of compatibility.

Nintendo - DS Emulators on Other Platforms

Linux (2)
Macintosh (1)
-- Playstation Portable (1)
-- Nintendo Wii (1)
Android (1)