BizHawk-Prereqs VS vcredist

Compare BizHawk-Prereqs vs vcredist and see what are their differences.


BizHawk Prerequisite Installer (by TASEmulators)


AIO Repack for latest Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Runtimes (by abbodi1406)
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BizHawk-Prereqs vcredist
5 137
109 3,716
0.0% -
0.0 1.3
over 2 years ago 21 days ago
- The Unlicense
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Posts with mentions or reviews of BizHawk-Prereqs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-19.
  • Nintendo DS Emulation
    2 projects | /r/emulators | 19 Sep 2022 The BizHawk prerequisite bundles a few things like some Visual C++ runtimes, .NET framework, and DirectX. Those are important for using Windows and you can install them separately if you prefer.
    2 projects | /r/emulators | 19 Sep 2022
    I haven't used DeSmuME for a while but apparently the "bizhawk prerequisite installer" just installs the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable components required to run DeSmuME, see this in the releases:
  • What Stat tool is this? I saw it I a randomized fire red nuz
    5 projects | /r/PokemonROMhacks | 3 Aug 2022
    Compatible emulator, BizHawk: Prereqs: Emulator:
  • Hey everyone. I tried downloading DeSume on my Desktop, but it's not working out
    2 projects | /r/Roms | 31 Mar 2021
    Download Latest Prerequisite Installer


Posts with mentions or reviews of vcredist. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-03.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing BizHawk-Prereqs and vcredist you can also consider the following projects:

Ironmon-Tracker - A Lua script for the Bizhawk/mGBA emulator compatible with Pokemon Fire Red, Leaf Green, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald that tracks relevant data for the IronMon challenge.

SteamDeck-Clover-dualboot - Script to install Clover - a graphical boot manager for the Steam Deck.

SteamDeck_rEFInd - Simple rEFInd install script for the Steam Deck (with GUI customization)

Achievement-Watcher - A sexy achievement file parser with real-time notification, automatic screenshot and playtime tracking. View every achievements earned on your PC whether it's coming from Steam, a Steam emulator, and more.

HandheldCompanion - ControllerService

Steamless - Steamless is a DRM remover of the SteamStub variants. The goal of Steamless is to make a single solution for unpacking all Steam DRM-packed files. Steamless aims to support as many games as possible.

megathread - r/piratedgames Mega Thread, 1:1 backup. - 🎞 is a modern media player for Windows that works just like mpv. [Moved to:]

vscodium - binary releases of VS Code without MS branding/telemetry/licensing

citra - A Nintendo 3DS Emulator

xenia - Xbox 360 Emulator Research Project

xemu - Original Xbox Emulator for Windows, macOS, and Linux (Active Development)