Dolphin Emulator

Version: 5.013059dev   Filesize: 11.5MB

  • Open Source
  • In English
  • Scanned
  • 3.82
  • (8.41 K Downloads)

Dolphin is an open-source optimized console emulator that can run Gamecube and Wii games on your PC. Love playing Wii and Gamecube console exclusive games, but don’t have access to a console? No worries as Dolphin emulator can run both console games in 1080p resolution with advanced upscaling for a more crispy and immersive gaming experience and has plenty of enhancement and compatibility with a lot of Nintendo games and features like Networked multiplayer, turbo speed, PC controllers, and many more to add. 

Emulating games was a tedious task for developers with complicated architecture and hardware limitations for graphically intensive titles. But with evolving technology and hardware, this is like a dream come true for gamers who want to enjoy the full glory of Nintendo games in higher resolution and optimized performance, and Dolphin emulator has both of them and is popular among gamers.

Features of Dolphin emulator

Smoother emulation
Emulating a console itself is a very troublesome task that takes many factors to emulate everything from video renderer to audio plugin to fixing compatibility issues, broken graphics, and frequent crashes. Thankfully Dolphin’s devs have managed to optimize and fix several stability issues in the commercial games and emulator itself that most Nintendo games can run smooth 60 frames per second with little to no issues in the game, making the experience immersive and enjoyable.

It’s an open-source emulator
Thanks to the active community of Dolphin, the emulator receives occasional updates from devs that fixes in-game issues, tweakable configuration, and emulation speeds, along with an open-source license. Meaning if you have technical skills and thorough knowledge of programming. You can collaborate with Dolphin developers to refine and fix several issues that prevent the game from booting and other fixes.

It has additional features 
The latest version of the Dolphin emulator brought forth several new features into the emulator which enhances the functionality and easy to use for making changes in the program to achieve the best results possible such as native support for Gamecube controllers, disc loading emulation, and perfect audio emulation and bug fixes. Also, its memory management unit (MMU) improved the optimization and booting of different games in the Android version of the emulator with little difficulty.

Play any Nintendo platform games.
All the commercial Nintendo games are playable from start to finish with minor glitches and with ease. You can bind your controls to the keyboard or gamepad and experiment more to get comfortable with the control system and play high intensive graphics games such as Mario Kart Wii, Legend of Zelda series, Animal Crossing, Guitar Hero, and Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes.

Steps to download and install Dolphin Emulator

  • 1. To acquire the app, click on green download button on upper right side of FileProton
  • 2. Download will begin shortly, wait for it to finish and go to downloads folder
  • 3. In the download folder where the file is saved, locate the .exe file of the software.
  • 4. Double click on setup file of Dolphin emulator and follow the installation instructions.
  • 5. After successful installation, you can launch it by using the start menu or desktop icon.   

Pros

  • Play games in high resolution
  • Can boot every game and in playable state
  • Receives frequent updates

Cons

  • Has minor bugs
  • Games lags sometimes
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App Name: Dolphin Emulator

License: Open Source

OS: Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64

Latest Version: V5.013059dev

Latest Update: 2020-12-05

Developer: Dolphin Team

User Rating: 3.82

Category: Desktop Enhancements