A Nintendo 3DS Emulator (by citra-emu)


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citra-emu/citra is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts where citra has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-06-10.
  • Question
    You'll need to go to, there you can download Citra Emulator, this is basically a digital 3DS that you can run on your PC
  • Citra (3DS Emulator) Build For Apple Silicon | 2021-06-10
    You may need to run to bundle dependencies so that users don't have to do it themselves (I don't have an m1 mac to actually test tho)
  • Citra Build for Apple Silicon Mac Computers | 2021-06-10
    I've seen a few people wishing for a version of Citra for their M1 Mac. I compiled a build and figured I would share it. As required by the rules, the source code is included on the releases page (though it is literally identical to commit 842031a in the base repo. I just followed the build instructions here.
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV On 750G?
    Even if it runs full speed, it has some bugs every time you kill demon's I've read, and maybe with other textures too:
  • Everyone Plays Fire Emblem - Week of June 5th, 2021
    Citra1 is what I use to emulate the 3DS games (FE13-FE15).
  • Dolphin now runs natively on M1 Macs | 2021-05-24
    If you want to still try a native arm Citry - they have updated the Wiki with build instructions for Apple Silicon:
  • Any reliable Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins ROMs? (Citra 3DS Emulator) | 2021-05-12
  • Wolf in shepherd's clothing?
    Yes. Using citra. You can use it to upscale the resolution. This was done at 5x. =)
  • Any games Like pokemon on Pc?
    Citra for 3DS (XY, Black and White, Sun/Moon)
  • can anyone help me find a rhythm heaven megamix rom? | 2021-04-26
    Look for Rhythm Heaven Megamix, install it, and install Citra
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  • Hi, this will probably get removed, so i dont have high expectations... | 2021-04-05
    Unless you want to trade or battle or don't have a decent computer, it would be better to use the Citra emulator. It's pretty good and free as well.
  • Dolphin Progress Report: February and March 2021 | 2021-04-05
    If you compare the github activity there's a clear difference in how frequent it gets updated: vs