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Citra 3DS Emulator

2022-06-06 Nightly Build - 3bb027a
45 k

The best Nintendo 3DS emulator for Mac


Latest version

2022-06-06 Nightly Build - 3bb027a

Jun 11th, 2022

Older versions
Citra is a Nintendo 3DS emulator for Mac that can run commercial games at 100% of their speed, in addition to adding a series of characteristics to improve their visuals above and beyond the modest resolution of Nintendo handheld consoles.

The emulator can display both screens in real time, though it's also possible to show only one in fullscreen and assign a button to alternate between the two. As far as the controls go, you can use either the keyboard or an external gamepad. In terms of the touch controls for the lower screen, you can use the mouse directly to click wherever you want.

Citra supports a ton of games from the Nintendo catalog in both 2D and 3D, though the emulator particularly shines with the 3D titles, allowing for a more intense resolution that completely transforms some games, making it seem like they're not even from a handheld device. Pokémon Sun and Moon and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, for example, look amazing.

Citra is possibly the best and most advanced Nintendo 3DS emulator you can find. It's an open source project created by volunteers that lets you enjoy your handheld games on a desktop computer.
Reviewed by Álvaro Toledo

More information

License Free
Op. System Mac
Category Simulation & emulators
Language English
Author Citra Emulator Project
Downloads 45,007
Date Jun 11th, 2022
Why is this app published on Uptodown? (More information)

Older versions

2022-02-09 Nightly Build - cdbd72e Feb 17th, 2022
2021-11-20 Nightly Build - 64b502a Dec 3rd, 2021
2021-06-22 Nightly Build - 5241032 Jun 25th, 2021
2021-04-29 Nightly Build Apr 30th, 2021
2021-02-11 Nightly Build Feb 12th, 2021
2021-01-04 Nighty Build Jan 5th, 2021
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oliverkanral 12 months ago

Hello, Citra still crashes after about twenty minutes when I play Pokemon Moon or X, it's hellish, I'm using nightly build 5241032 from 06/22/21, would you have a solution for this? problem please? n...


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