DeSmuME

Version0.9(as of 9/16/2015)
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
LicenseOpen Source
CategoryGaming
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Rating:3.8  |  50 Votes

Main Features

  • Supports a large array of Nintendo DS and DS Lite games
  • Allows you to save game progress at any time during gameplay
  • Provides filters to improve game image quality
  • Enables you to take screenshots of gameplay in the JPEG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, and PNG formats

Software Overview

DeSmuME is an open source Nintendo DS emulator for Windows, OS X, and Linux. The emulator was originally developed in French by YopYop156 but now supports English and is developed by the DeSmuME Team.

The emulator enables you to play a variety of Nintendo DS and DS Lite games on your computer, including Zelda, SuperMario 64, Bomberman, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. As you're playing, DeSmuME allows you to save game progress at any time, which is saved in a .DSV file. The emulator provides some other helpful features as well, such as filters to improve the image quality, speed options for quicker gameplay, a cheat manager, the ability to increase the size of the screen, and the option to save screenshots to the JPEG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, and PNG formats.

DeSmuME is a favorite among users looking to play Nintendo DS and DS Lite games on their computer. The emulator is reliable and provides some neat features to enhance your gaming experience. For gamers looking to relive their Nintendo DS and DS Lite memories, go with DeSmuME.

Primary File Type

dsv icon.DSVDeSmuME Save File

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.DSVDeSmuME Save File
.BINNintendo DS Binary File
.DCTDeSmuME ROM Cheats File
.DFCDeSmuME Firmware Configuration File
.DSTDeSmuME Save State
.ND5Renamed NDS File
.NDSNintendo DS Game ROM
.SAVNintendo DS Save File
Updated 9/16/2015