RetroArch

RetroArch is a frontend for emulators, game engines and media players.

It enables you to run classic games on a wide range of computers and consoles through its slick graphical interface. Settings are also unified so configuration is done once and for all.

In addition to this, you are able to run original game discs (CDs) from RetroArch.

RetroArch has advanced features like shaders, netplay, rewinding, next-frame response times, runahead, machine translation, blind accessibility features, and more!

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RetroArch 1.8.7 released!

RetroArch 1.8.7 has just been released. Grab it here. We will release a Cores Progress report soon going over all the core changes that have happened since the last report. It’s an exhaustive list, and especially the older consoles will receive a lot of new cores and improvements. Remember that this project exists for the […]

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Reviving and rewriting paraLLEl-RDP – Fast and accurate low-level N64 RDP emulation

Over the last few months after completing the paraLLEl-RSP rewrite to a Lightrec based recompiler, I’ve been plugging away on a project which I had been putting off for years, to implement the N64 RDP with Vulkan compute shaders in a low-level fashion. Every design of the old implementation has been scrapped, and a new […]

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paraLLEl-RDP rewritten from scratch – available in paraLLEl n64 right now for RetroArch

The ParaLLEl N64 Libretro core has received an update today that adds the brand new paraLLEl-RDP Vulkan renderer to the emulator core. I implore everybody to read Themaister’s blog post (Reviving and rewriting paraLLEl-RDP – Fast and accurate low-level N64 RDP emulation) for a deep dive into this new renderer. Requirements You need a graphics […]

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RetroArch 1.8.6 released!

RetroArch 1.8.6 has just been released. Grab it here. We will release a Cores Progress report soon going over all the core changes that have happened since the last report. It’s an exhaustive list, and especially the older consoles will receive a lot of new cores and improvements. Remember that this project exists for the benefit […]

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