1.20.x / 13-02-2021



Nostlan (formally Bottlenose) is a high quality front-end launcher for gaming emulators which supports Windows, Linux and MacOs. It's currently capable of launching more mainstream emulators with nice features and its future looks quite bright!

Current Features

  • unified UI for mouse/gamepad interaction
  • designed for UHD displays and projectors
  • checks multiple database sites for the highest quality box art
  • nostalgic UI themes for each supported console
  • fancy scroll direction alternation effect on rows in cover view mode
  • most controllers connect to Bottlenose automatically, no setup required including Xbox One, PS4 Dualshock, and Switch Pro controllers
  • gamecube controller adapter supported with gca-js
  • advanced customization: edit launch commands and change game art





Os: 64-bit Only

Linux: Users must install libvips (a fast image processing library)

Most Recent Changes

  • Added support for Ryujinx LDN (multiplayer build)

  • Added support for backup/sync of Ryujinx save files [Patreon supporter feature]

  • Created an alternate game library viewing mode, which is now the default, it's a single direction scrolling page of games, though it maintains the reel based design. The old alternating scroll layout can be enabled in the appearance settings.

  • fixes v1.19.x issues where Nostlan would crash if a controller disconnected

  • major update to contro-ui v3, my UI framework I made for Nostlan

  • [v1.20.5] updated the switch database 2/13/2021, includes Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury

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