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SkyEmu v3 is released!

SkyEmu is a low level GameBoy, GameBoy Color, Game Boy Advance, and Nintendo DS emulator. Its primary focus is to provide a good user experience through a good mixture of tradeoffs of accuracy, performance, features and usability.


  • Highly accurate Game Boy Advance emulation
  • Game Boy and Game Boy Color Emulation
  • Nintendo DS Emulation (Beta Quality)
  • High Quality Upscaling Shaders, Color Correction, and Screen Ghosting
  • Cross Platform: Windows, MacOS, Linux, FreeBSD, iOS, Android, and Web
  • Game Controller and Rumble Support with configureable keybinds
  • 4x Persistent Save State Slots with screenshot preview
  • Game fastforward and rewind support (supporting very long rewind times)
  • Action Replay Cheat Code Engine
  • Localization in Armenian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian
  • Support for emulating the Real Time Clock and Solar Sensor
  • CPU, MMIO, and Memory Debuggers
  • Support for loading official BIOS and Boot ROM dumps
  • Support for loading roms compressed in .zip archives
  • REST-like API for asynchronous scripting and other automation
SkyEmu v3

New Features:​

  • Nintendo DS Emulation
  • Support for additional platforms: Android, iOS, and FreeBSD Native Applications
  • UTF8 & Localization in Armenian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian
  • Action Replay Cheat Support for GB, GBA, NDS
  • REST-like API for scripting/automation
  • Touch Screen Opacity and Hiding Settings
  • Black Theme (for OLED devices)
  • Solar Sensor Emulation
  • Menubar auto-hiding
  • Additional Search Paths for BIOS and Saves
  • Added ability to place saves and save states in a folder instead of next to the rom
  • Linux and Windows Exclusive Fullscreen support
  • Higan style Color Correction for the GBA
  • Added a service worker to the web build to allow it to work offline on more platforms.
  • Misc bug and accuracy fixes.

Known Issues:

  • Solar sensor emulation is unreliable in Boktai 1
  • Many NDS games still have mild graphics and audio issues