Most Stable NDS Emulator?

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    What's the most stable NDS emulator for the PSVita and how stable is it? Like, can it run all,or at least most games at full speed?
     


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    How would that work for two screens?
     
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    one screen on the left, one screen on the right...?
     
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    Not sure why you'd want to play it that way when you could just play NDS on your phone or PC very well.
     
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    because I only carry a Vita around
     
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    There really isn't a good nds emulator for the Vita Yet
     
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    I second that, drastic on my galaxy s6 runs very well, I can turbo any game and it is fast
     
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    Usually things like this aren't made for the 0.001% like you. It takes a lot of work and effort, and to barely have anyone use it is quite a shame.
     
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    You question how you would have that work with 2 screens on the Vita... but suggest later he uses his phone for it? Does your phone have 2 screens, or the same buttons for DS play?

    As for the OP's question there is pretty much just one DS emulator which I've encountered on the Vita and it runs at about 2-5fps at most, While the Vita is a strong machine I don't believe it would ever be strong enough to emulate the NDS at anywhere close to 100% so as that is the case there isn't a lot of interest on investing the time and effort in a project which would never be able to reach the finish line before you even start.
     
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    I'm curious how well DSonPSP emu works on Vita. Anyone try it?
     
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    So your answer is, no the phone doesn't have 2 screens but you understand that this is not a barrier to emulating a system on a device which doesn't have 2 screens, got it.
     
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    Yo dawg, I heard you like emus, so we put an emu in your emu in your emu lol
     
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    Retroarch has a DeSmuME emulator core for the Vita, but speaking from experience, the performance is pretty crap at the moment. I tried Aperture Science DS through it once, and it only ran at about 4-5 fps. I also tried Sonic Colors but the game only opened up a blue message box then froze.

    This is probably the best DS emulator you have for the Vita at the moment...
     
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    As for the DS emulation on the psp that stuff was almost completely just a proof of concept and in no way actually playable at all. The DS is a bit of a complicated system to emulate for a device lacking in the pure power area like the Vita is, in terms of raw power the DS has a similar processor to the PSX and another co-processor which is actually twice that speed again at 67mhz, on a device like the 333mhz PSP especially that was never going to happen.
     
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    Wich are better desmume of retroarch or masterfeizz version?
     
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    Realistically mate, they're both unplayable to any real degree. If there was a 100% difference between 2 DS emulators on the Vita, you are talking about going from 3fps to 6fps if you get me? :) It just isn't a real area to invest time on your Vita system when there are so many other things to enjoy on the Vita right now in terms of all the emulation which works flawlessly or near flawlessly and we have psone, psp and psvita backups all at our disposal now, so there isn't much point sinking time into a DS emulator unless you're a very patient man and like to enjoy and savour each frame of your games.
     
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    really?? there's a running PS1 emu on the Vita that can run at least at 30fps??
     
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    Errr...yes? The PS1 emulator in the PSP Menu runs nearly all games pretty perfectly. But, for now anyways, we don't have access to that on Adrenaline at the moment, so you'll have to deal with Retroarch's PSX emulator which runs most games with minimal slowdowns, too.
     
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    i don't understand. is the DS much more powerful than the PS1? the PS1 seems way more powerful and the PSP can run it