DeSmuME (DS)


Developed by YopYop156, DeSmuME is an open-source emulator for the Nintendo DS handheld gaming console. This NDS emulator sports a wide array of tools designed for hackers, speedrunners, power gamers, and even online video streamers.

Formerly known as YopYop DS, this seasoned emulator has had significant improvements since 2018. Since version 0.9.13, DeSmuME boasts dozens of new features such as the use of less CPU/GPU resources with "GPU Scaling Factor", higher resolution 3D rendering that goes beyond the native 256x192 pixels, and more.

Despite having a plethora of fancy emulator features like save states and graphical enhancements, there are still several features that aren't supported - and aren't planned to be. They include DS Download Play, DS Local Play for local multiplayer, DS Wi-Fi Play for online multiplayer, DSi emulation including DSiWare and retail features, and DS/Wii Connectivity.

Nintendo DS holds some of the most exciting and interesting handheld games in history. With twice the fun and triple the utility of the original Nintendo DS. DeSmuME proves to be one of the most developed and accurate NDS emulators to date. 

Exploring my town in Animal Crossing: Wild World with YopYop DSDeSmuME featuring the awesome action-rpg The World Ends with YouAwesome puzzles await in Professor Layton and the Curious Village with DeSmuMERace your heart out with Mario Kart DS in DeSmuME

DeSmuME Emulator download can be obtained free to play Nintendo DS. Available for multiple platforms including Windows, Mac, Linux and Source with fastest download speeds on This DS Emulator (also known as YopYop DS,) is in English and can run games online in high quality. DeSmuME is developed by YopYop156 and DeSmuME Team. If you like this Nintendo emulator then also see related emulators such as DraStic and MelonDS.

Download Links

DeSmuME v0.9.13 Windows 64-bit newest WindowsFree2022-05-245.80 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.11 Windows 64-bit WindowsFree2015-04-141.78 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.11 Windows 32-bit WindowsFree2015-04-141.14 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.10 Windows 64-bit WindowsFree2013-11-271.59 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.10 Windows 32-bit WindowsFree2013-11-271.05 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.13 Mac newest MacFree2022-05-2414.34 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.11 Mac MacFree2015-04-147.48 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.10 Mac MacFree2013-11-286.06 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.13 Linux newest LinuxFree2022-05-239.95 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.11 Linux LinuxFree2015-04-155.11 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.10 Linux LinuxFree2013-11-283.95 MB

Additional other files:

DeSmuME v0.9.13 OpenEmu Mac MacFree2022-05-245.78 MB
DeSmuME v0.9.13 Source Windows SourceFree2022-05-2314.01 MBSource Code
DeSmuME v0.9.13 Source Linux SourceFree2022-05-2312.75 MBSource Code
Bizhawk Prereqs v2.4.8_1 Windows OtherFree2020-02-2530.08 MBPrerequisite Installer