Open-source projects categorized as Nintendo

Top 23 Nintendo Open-Source Projects

  • Cemu

    Cemu - Wii U emulator

    Project mention: could not find all required packages: fmt <10.0.0 | /r/archlinux | 2023-08-07

    Edit : It's being worked on by the cemu devs

  • Provenance

    iOS & tvOS multi-emulator frontend, supporting various Atari, Bandai, NEC, Nintendo, Sega, SNK and Sony console systems… Get Started: |

    Project mention: Is emulating on IOS illegal? | /r/ios | 2023-02-13

    Here you go:

  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • awesome-gbdev

    A curated list of Game Boy development resources such as tools, docs, emulators, related projects and open-source ROMs.

    Project mention: i want to make a gb emulator, but i dont know where to start | /r/EmuDev | 2023-07-01

    Use , and to get started.

  • Goldleaf

    🍂 Multipurpose homebrew tool for Nintendo Switch

    Project mention: For those that don't use Tinfoil, how do you keep up with DLC and Updates? | /r/SwitchPirates | 2023-05-17

    Found this on their github:

  • Lemuroid

    All in one emulator on Android!

    Project mention: WebRcade (or similar) on Android TV / Google TV | /r/AndroidTV | 2023-05-15
  • DeepSea

    The new All-in-One CFW package for the Nintendo Switch.

    Project mention: My Switch won't boot into Atmosphere, stays on black screen | /r/SwitchPirates | 2022-12-14
  • libnx

    Library for Switch Homebrew

    Project mention: [2022] Running Solutions on the Nintendo Switch | /r/adventofcode | 2023-01-13

    The SDK used by most, if not all switch developers, is libnx. As a Rust enthusiast, I wanted the core logic in Rust so I just built the display in C/C++ which the switch library is written in.

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • road-to-yuzu-without-switch

    This Repo explains how to install the Yuzu Switch Emulator without a Switch

    Project mention: Everything’s free if you try hard enough | /r/PrequelMemes | 2023-05-26
  • JKSV

    JK's Save Manager Switch Edition

    Project mention: Transferring save data between a hacked switch and an unhacked switch? | /r/SwitchPirates | 2023-06-01

    Installed JKSV saves manager on the hacked switch and backed up all of the saves on the switch. Make sure to save a copy of these game backups in case anything goes wrong. JKSV created folders for each of the games on the SD card.

  • EdiZon

    💡 A homebrew save management, editing tool and memory trainer for Horizon (Nintendo Switch)

    Project mention: glitch zelda tears of the gingdom? | /r/SwitchPirates | 2023-05-20

    What glitch are you talking about? If you are referring to the item duplication glitch, this has nothing to do with pirating or hacking, it works on any console. If you search on YouTube for "item duplication glitch" you'll find dozens of videos with details on how to do it. If you install something like Edizon you can add things to your game or get full stamina bars and lots of other cheats. There's also some save game editors out where you can edit your save.

  • BlueRetro

    Multiplayer Bluetooth controllers adapter for retro video game consoles

    Project mention: 8bitmods Blueretro N64 wireless adaptor is sold out - are the AliExpress ones similar? | /r/n64 | 2023-06-17
  • papermario

    Decompilation of Paper Mario

    Project mention: PC Ports, Decompilations, Remakes, Demakes, Fan Games, Conversion Mods, Texture Packs! | /r/SteamDeck | 2023-06-01

    Paper Mario Decompile:

  • NX-Shell

    A multi-purpose file manager for the Nintendo Switch.

    Project mention: Anyway to choose to load an autosave or restore point of the same game at the menu? | /r/NoMansSkyTheGame | 2023-01-02

    You might be able to access the save files using a Switch file manager like NX-Shell.

  • Rekado

    Payload launcher and serial number checker for Nintendo Switch

    Project mention: How to use TegraRCM on Android? | /r/SwitchPirates | 2023-06-02
  • EmulatorJS

    The official home of the EmulatorJS project

    Project mention: retro games selfhosted through browser and multiplayer option | /r/selfhosted | 2023-09-21

    I'm also aware of EmulatorJS, but it seems to only support multiplayer on the same browser/machine:

  • nxdumptool

    Generates XCI/NSP/HFS0/ExeFS/RomFS/Certificate/Ticket dumps from Nintendo Switch gamecards and installed SD/eMMC titles.

    Project mention: Can I dump dlc of a game I already installed? | /r/SwitchPirates | 2023-05-12
  • Universal-Updater

    An easy to use app for installing and updating 3DS homebrew

    Project mention: Fbi/homebrew won’t let me install game | /r/3dshacks | 2023-08-24

    If you want up to 40 Nintendo DS game icons "installed" on your 3DS Home Menu, you need to use another homebrew app called NDS Forwarder Generator. You can find and download it from the Universal Updater homebrew app.

  • Animal-Crossing-Amiibo

    🎮 Step-by-step instructions on how to recreate Amiibo cards for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. For educational purposes only. Series 5 data uploaded.

  • nestopia

    Cross-platform Nestopia emulator core with a GUI

    Project mention: [PC][2000's] Classic team RPG, where you are playing as a hero that for some reason was sent away from his village just to come back seeing it destroyed by a red/fire demon (?) | /r/tipofmyjoystick | 2023-05-03

    Nestopia for NES Snes9x for SNES

  • ShallowSea

    ShallowSea - The AIO CFW package for the Nintendo Switch with Atmosphere

  • steamdeck-emulation

    🎮 Guide to play emulated games on Steam Deck

    Project mention: Question about emulation options from within steamos for an ignorant person | /r/SteamOS | 2023-04-07

    Take a look at this.

  • urde

    Engine re-implementation and data interchange for games by Retro Studios

    Project mention: A link to the Past [ Pc Port] | /r/emulation | 2023-02-13

    Metaforce for Metroid Prime is a thing that nobody ever seems to notice exists:

  • NXLoader

    My first Android app: Launch Fusée Gelée payloads from stock Android (CVE-2018-6242)

  • Revelo Payroll

    Free Global Payroll designed for tech teams. Building a great tech team takes more than a paycheck. Zero payroll costs, get AI-driven insights to retain best talent, and delight them with amazing local benefits. 100% free and compliant.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-09-21.

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What are some of the best open-source Nintendo projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Cemu 5,654
2 Provenance 5,374
3 awesome-gbdev 3,623
4 Goldleaf 2,437
5 Lemuroid 1,483
6 DeepSea 1,381
7 libnx 1,156
8 road-to-yuzu-without-switch 1,091
9 JKSV 1,090
10 EdiZon 1,065
11 BlueRetro 981
12 papermario 953
13 NX-Shell 889
14 Rekado 888
15 EmulatorJS 873
16 nxdumptool 757
17 Universal-Updater 727
18 Animal-Crossing-Amiibo 711
19 nestopia 585
20 ShallowSea 574
21 steamdeck-emulation 551
22 urde 538
23 NXLoader 495
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