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Current version: 5.0
Active: Yes
OS: Windows, Linux, OS X, Android
Authors: Dolphin Team
Official website:
Source code: GitHub

Dolphin is an open source GameCube and Wii emulator which supports many extra features and abilities not present on the original consoles.

The official website with up to date builds is the site. The .com site is not officially connected to the project and often hosts out of date versions.


Recommended setup[edit]

System requirements[edit]

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 3 GHz, AMD Phenom II X4 955[1] or better
  • GPU: DirectX 11.1 or OpenGL 4.4 support
  • RAM: 2 GB minimum



Main article: Dolphin Online


Instructional animation on how to use Swiss with Dolphin. Click to view.

Built into Dolphin is a native widescreen feature, to enable 16:9 output in games. However, this rarely works without issues. To get widescreen fully natively, try Swiss. This can even be run on a real GameCube/Wii if desired.

Guides and info[edit]