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LemonDS is an emulator for the Nintendo DS, allowing users to play classic Nintendo DS games on their computers.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: StapleButter

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MelonDS is an open-source Nintendo DS emulator developed by Carl Kenner. It is written in C++ and is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The emulator is capable of running commercial and homebrew Nintendo DS ROMs, allowing users to play their favorite games on their computer. It also supports a wide range of features, making it a great emulator for those looking to emulate the Nintendo DS.

MelonDS offers improved emulation accuracy and performance over other DS emulators.
MelonDS has a wide range of features that make it one of the best Nintendo DS emulators.

- Emulates both commercial and homebrew Nintendo DS ROMs.
- Supports a wide range of gamepad and keyboard input options.
- Includes an intuitive and easy-to-use user interface.
- Automatically saves the game state when exiting the emulator.
- Supports save states, allowing users to save the game at any point.
- Supports multiple displays, including stretched and windowed modes.
- Includes support for cheat codes and GameShark codes.
- Includes support for multiplayer games over a local network.
- Includes integrated tools for debugging, speedrunning, and modding.
- Supports high-resolution rendering, allowing games to run at up to 4K resolution.
- Includes support for the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service.
- Includes support for the Nintendo DS Rumble Pak and Nintendo DS Motion Pack.
- Includes support for the Nintendo DS touch screen and microphone.
- Includes support for the Nintendo DS microphone and camera.
- Includes support for the Nintendo DS Wireless Communication.
- Supports multiple languages, including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Japanese.
- Includes an online leaderboard for speedruns and achievements.
- Includes support for various controllers, including the Xbox 360 and PS4 controllers.
- Includes an in-game video recording feature.
- Includes an online store for downloading additional games, skins, and mods.
- Includes a built-in web browser for accessing online resources.
- Includes support for various sound formats, including MP3, WAV, FLAC, and OGG.
- Includes support for various texture formats, including PNG, JPEG, BMP, and TGA.
- Includes support for various shader formats, including GLSL, HLSL, and Cg.
- Includes support for various graphics APIs, including OpenGL, Direct3D, and Vulkan.
- Includes support for various game engines, including Unreal Engine, Unity, and GameMaker.
- Includes support for various development environments, including Visual Studio, Xcode, and Eclipse.
- Includes support for various accessory devices, including the Wiimote and Wii U GamePad.
- Includes support for various file formats, including ZIP, 7z, and RAR.
- Includes support for various networking protocols, including TCP/IP and UDP.
- Includes support for various scripting languages, including Lua, JavaScript, and Python.
- Includes support for various debugging tools, including GDB and Valgrind.
- Includes support for various debugging features, including breakpoints, watchpoints, and memory tracing.
- Includes support for various emulation features, including save states, speedhacks, and cheat codes.
MelonDS requires Windows 7 or later, Mac OS X 10.9 or later, or a Linux distribution with GTK+ 3.4 or later. It also requires a CPU with SSE2 support, and a GPU that supports OpenGL 2.1 or later.

Allows for local Wi-Fi support for multiplayer games.
Provides accurate Nintendo DS emulation.
Lightweight and easy to use interface.

Lacks some features compared to other DS emulators.
Doesn't support online multiplayer.
Interface can be confusing for beginners.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Theo L.
MelonDS is a great emulator for playing Nintendo DS games. It runs smoothly and offers good frame rate. The UI is modern and easy to use, making it an enjoyable experience. The audio quality of the games is quite good and the controls are responsive. I also appreciate the fact that the emulator supports both single-player and local multiplayer. It's also nice that there are plenty of options to customize the visuals and audio. All in all, it's a great emulator that offers a great experience.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Matthew M.
I recently downloaded MelonDS and I'm impressed by how smooth the gameplay is. The 3D graphics look great and the sound quality is surprisingly good. Input lag is close to non-existent and the user interface is easy to navigate. However, it has a couple of quirks that can be annoying.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Lucas S.
This is a software that emulates a handheld gaming console, allowing users to play classic Nintendo DS games on their computers. It offers features such as save states, cheat codes, and controller support, and can run on a variety of operating systems. The software also allows players to connect to each other online and play multiplayer games.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Connor
Offers a great experience for Nintendo DS emulation with a variety of features.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Owen
Efficient emulation, customizable settings, supports local multiplayer.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Theo
Accurate, reliable Nintendo DS emulator.
Efficient Nintendo DS emulation.
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