News: DeSmuME 0.5 released

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Costello, Dec 27, 2006.

  1. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

    Oct 24, 2002

    News: DeSmuME 0.5 released

    Nintendo DS emulator

    A new version of this emulator, which is one of the best NDS emulator (for Windows & Linux), was released a couple of days ago.
    What's new?
    • The code was fully rewritten in C
    • FAT/CompactFlash emulation
    • Sound is now supported
    • Save states
    • and much more...
    A lot of games are now fully working (with sound!) including Phoenix Wright from which these two pictures are taken:

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    [​IMG] Download the emulator here

    [​IMG] Visit the official website here

  2. Sekkyumu

    Sekkyumu GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 6, 2005
    Wow. Thought it was dead...

    Good news [​IMG].

    Now make a macOS X version !
  3. Tuxedo Kamen

    Tuxedo Kamen GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 22, 2006
    Hum, does it work any good now?
  4. memyselfandi

    memyselfandi GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 10, 2005
    United States
    THat's pretty cool [​IMG] but i still prefer the real deal [​IMG]
  5. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

    Former Staff
    Oct 27, 2002
    United States
    Palm Coast
    How well does Phoenix play on that emulator?
  6. Wuschmaster

    Wuschmaster GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 15, 2006
    United States
    Hmm, the downloadable PokéPark Mini-Game still won't work on any emulator.
    Background missing and game freezes here. On real hardware it works (even without a download station nearby). [​IMG]
  7. Teun

    Teun GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 21, 2005
    That's great to hear! [​IMG]
  8. dafatkid27

    dafatkid27 GBAtemp Fan

    Dec 17, 2004
    United States
    That's pretty awesome. Unfortunately, I think this will bring about the emu kiddies wanting to play their Pokemon DS on their computers...

    I will continue to play the games on their actual hardware, but this will be great for testing. Impressive!
  9. Verocity

    Verocity Ö!

    Nov 26, 2006
    United States
    Cool, But I still like to just play it on my DS. [​IMG]
  10. Scorpei

    Scorpei GBAtemp Maniac

    Aug 21, 2006
    Well, quite well if you consider how good emu's are at this point. However what I've seen the menu (lower screen) doesn't show [​IMG]. So unless you know what button you are pressing [​IMG].
  11. Digeman

    Digeman GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 5, 2005
    Whoa that's awesome [​IMG] I thought the idea of a ds emulator was since long forgotten and it seemed like everyone had lost interest about it...this will prolly make the ds-emulator a lot more popular again [​IMG]

    Edit: well i tried it out (phoenix wright), sound and everything works but...the touch screen (the lower part) is a bit weird...i can't see really what i'm pushing etc. Do you have to change some of the settings or is this just normal and the emulator can't really play the game a 100% yet?
  12. hhcnemesis

    hhcnemesis Newbie

    Dec 22, 2006
    It's normal because I think Ds touchscreen algorithm is so complicated to know how it really work. I don't know the fun on playing Ds games on a pc, the coolest thing of the ds is the hardware, but yeah nice app. for testing purpose. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  13. Paladin

    Paladin Advanced Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    United States
    I've helped a little with this emulator.
    It's far from dead. The group of about 3 or 4 programmers (as well as random contributors) have been fiddling with it since yopyop gave it up.
    Touchscreen works pretty well Actually.
    Real Saves and Save states are implemented. Although it can be buggy in some games.
    Also Sound is pretty good.
    Pretty much what the biggest programming challenge will be the graphics and there is a person working on it in his spare time but he tends to be picky on his work so it will probably be a while before that is completed.

    The lower part is missing graphics.. if you use iDeaS you can compare the missing 3d? graphics to what iDeaS has. iDeaS has some basic 3D support.
  14. lookout

    lookout GBAtemp Board Room

    Aug 16, 2006
    United Kingdom
    super! now we can post screen shot rom
  15. zatelli

    zatelli GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jun 27, 2003
    Always on the move...
    I'm sure DeSmuME, though it's the best emulator around still misses lots of features (link play aka download play), multiplay over LAN [​IMG] or an embedded cheat engine. I'm quite happy to have this app around, mainly for testing purposes to ensure we load quality content into our sweet cards.
    DS roms Screenshots have been around for ages , at least on NDSLister.
  16. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

    Nov 6, 2002
    Proud to be Portuguese but I am in USA.
    Not really, no$gba team is able to do this because I test it and it's great emulator and the desmume will be able to do this in the near future. Just give them more time. [​IMG]
  17. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

    Jul 13, 2006
    United States
    well it dosent loads anything for me!!!! Piece of $hnikies!!!
  18. Tedorama

    Tedorama Member

    Nov 9, 2006
    Yoshis island DS works quite well, playable infact
    although the top screen does not seem to be working 100% properly ingame

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
  19. Normmatt

    Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

    Dec 14, 2004
    New Zealand
    The problem with Phoenix Wright is that the menu options on the touch screen use a graphics mode which isn't emulated yet.

    Now that really is the way to thank the programmers (me included) for their hard work.
    If it doesn't work for you too bad we aren't going to offer any help to someone who doesn't respect the work we put in.
  20. MEstk

    MEstk Member

    Dec 9, 2005
    France/Vendée (85)
    All these games seems to work great or pretty good :

    0031 - Polarium (EU)(M5)
    0079 - Bomberman (EU)(M5)
    0202 - Kirby - Power Paintbrush (EU)(M5)
    0395 - Phoenix Wright - Ace Attorney (EU)(M2)
    0428 - Trauma Center - Under the Knife (EU)(M5)
    0444 - Super Princess Peach (EU)(M5)
    0561 - Harvest Moon DS (US)
    0602 - English Training - Have Fun Improving .Your Skills (EU)(M5)
    0626 - Gyakuten Saiban 2 (JP)(M2)
    0705 - Phoenix Wright - Ace Attorney (EU)(M3)
    0716 - Yoshi's Island DS (EU)(M5)
    0732 - Kirby - Squeak Squad (US)
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