Mesen

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Mesen is a high-accuracy NES and Famicom emulator and NSF player for Windows and Linux.

 

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  • High Accuracy: A lot of effort has gone into making Mesen as accurate as possible.

  • High Compatibility: Over 290 mappers supported (all licensed games supported)

  • NES, Famicom, Famicom Disk System, Dendy, VS System, NSF and NSFe emulation is supported.

  • General: Save States, Rewinding, Movie/Audio Recording, Overclocking, Cheat Codes.

  • Video: Numerous video filters, customizable palettes/overscan, support for HDNes' HD packs.

  • Audio: Stereo effects, per-channel volume and panning, equalizer, etc.

  • Misc: Netplay, 7z/zip support, IPS/BPS patch support, automatic updates, and more!

Last Stable Release:

0.9.9

Dated:

01-02-2020

Windows: Vista+ (DirectX 11 / NET Framework 4.5+)

Linux: glibc 2.24+ / Mono 4.2.1+ / SDL 2

Nestopia UE

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Nestopia is a portable NES/Famicom emulator written in C++.

Nestopia UE (Undead Edition) is a fork of the original source code, with enhancements from members of the emulation community. This includes support for new platforms, and bug fixes in the emulator core.

Last Stable Release:

1.49

Dated:

25-06-2018

Windows: 32-bit+

Linux: Please follow instructions from linux botton.

puNES

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puNES seems to be ranked as the second most accurate NES/FDS emulator behind Mesen

 

Like many other Famicom emulators (such as Nestopia), it has cycle-accurate CPU emulation. In addition to its high accuracy, puNES also has some decent, standard emu options, including a input configuration UI.

Last Stable Release:

0.106

Dated:

29-07-2020

Development-builds available: None actively reported 

Windows: OpenGL (D3D9 32-bit / D3D 64-bit

Linux: Please follow these instructions from author. 

iNes

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iNes was the 2nd Nintendo Emulator System ever released (1996!) after Pasofami, but was the first to be truly easily usable. It also supports the GameGenie, Family BASIC Keyboard, FDS and the VS-System arcade system. iNES offers several graphic filters and even supports online gaming. It has since been ported to Unix, MacOS, MSDos, Windows, Symbian, PocketPC, etc. 

Last Stable Release:

5.9

Dated:

14-10-2020

Windows: XP+

Linux: Ubuntu 

Android: 2.2+

Nintaco

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Nintaco is a open-source cycle-accurate Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom emulator and NES Sound Format (NSF) player written in Java, ostensibly making it cross-platform. It supports the vast majority of games including those for the Famicom Disk System (FDS), Dendy, VS. UniSystem, VS. DualSystem and PlayChoice-10, along with a plethora of peripherals. It tracks play history, enabling the player to rewind time to undo mistakes, and to watch, export, edit and resume play at any point in the past. It supports netplay, save states, video and audio recording, video filters, screenshots, cheat codes, a debugger. TAS editor and much more!

Last Stable Release:

02-05-2020

Dated:

02-05-2020

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Nintaco requires Java version 8+