Emulator Files

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Multi-System[edit]

BIOS files for RetroArch cores and mednafen standalone. mirror

BIOS files for MESS

Nintendo[edit]

Famicom (NES)[edit]

Super Famicom (SNES)[edit]

  • Satellaview BIOS
    Required for some Satellaview releases. For bsnes and snes9x-sx. This is a modified BIOS with the replay limitation removed and an English translation for the town hub.
  • SuperDisc BIOS (todo)
    Required for Sony's SNES-CD emulation. For no$sns 1.6.
  • DSP1b
    Required only in recent higan/bsnes versions past 0.73.
  • SNES Coprocessor ROMs
    Required only in recent bsnes libretro versions past 0.92.

Nintendo 64[edit]

GameCube/Wii[edit]

  • GameCube BIOS
    Optional. Dolphin uses it to load the better original system fonts, but even without it it has (uglier) replacement fonts.
  • DSP-LLE for Dolphin
    Optional. Needed for more accurate low-level emulation of DSP audio. Required in Dolphin for connectivity with GBA units. A HLE solution removing this requirement exists, but is still incomplete.
  • Swiss-GC .dol
    Optional. Needed for 'native' widescreen.
  • Wii Network Certs

Game Boy Color[edit]

  • GBC BIOS
    Optional. Bootstrap ROM. A variant exists for the monochrome GB.

Game Boy Advance[edit]

  • GBA BIOS
    Optional. Required for a few games, homebrew, and connectivity with the GameCube.
  • E-Reader ROM (todo)
    Required for e-Reader emulation.

Nintendo DS[edit]

  • NDS BIOS
    Optional. Needed for NO$GBA (which has DSiWare emulation).

Nintendo 3DS[edit]

SONY[edit]

PlayStation[edit]

  • PS1 BIOS
    Required for some emulators like mednafen. Copyright-free replacements (called HLE BIOSes) also exist for other emulators. (MD5 Hashes)
  • PS1<->PSP Save Converter
    Converts PS1 (.mcr) to PSP's PS1 (.vmp) save format and vice versa.

PlayStation 2[edit]

PS2 BIOS mirror
Required for PS2 emulation. (MD5 Hashes)

PSP[edit]

Original PSP Fonts
Optional. PSP emulators have replacement fonts, but they're uglier.

PlayStation 3[edit]

SEGA[edit]

Sega CD[edit]

Saturn[edit]

  • Saturn BIOS
    Required for mednafen. SSF can boot some games without BIOS, though compatibility decreases.

Dreamcast[edit]

Microsoft[edit]

Xbox[edit]