Emulation:SNES

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Nintendo Entertainment System cover
Related controllers
SNES Controller
Predecessor
NES
Successor
Nintendo 64
SNES on Wikipedia

Key points

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System was also released as the Super Famicom in Japan.

General information

Super Nintendo Entertainment System at Emulation General Wiki

Emulator(s)[edit]

bsnes/higan[edit]

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Key points

Open-source and is still in active development.
Multiplatform.
Supports MSU-1 emulation, supporting ROM-hacks with Redbook-quality audio. A collection of such mods can be found on Zeldix's MSU-1 Hacks Database.

General information

Official website
higan Patreon
Formerly known as bsnes
A beta fork of bsnes that supports rendering mode seven effects at higher resolutions is available from GitHub.

nSide[edit]

Key points

Open-source and is still in active development.
Multiplatform.

General information

Official website
Forked higan version.

bsnes-mcfly[edit]

Key points

Open-source
Multiplatform.

General information

Download page

Snes9x[edit]

Key points

Open-source and is still in active development.
Multiplatform.

General information

Official website
higan Patreon

BizHawk[edit]

Key points

Open-source and is still in active development.
Windows only.

General information

Official website
Official releases

Mednafen[edit]

Key points

Open-source and is currently in active development
High Emulation Accuracy

General information

Official website
Newest releases

ZSNES[edit]

Key points

Open-source.
Multiplatform.
Abandoned by devs.

General information

Official website