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About Mupen64Plus

  • Emulated Computer: Nintendo 64
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Mupen64Plus (previously know as Mupen64-64bit and Mupen64-amd64) is a cross-platform Nintendo 64 emulator, written in C and C++, and released as free software. Mupen64Plus allows the user to play Nintendo 64 games on a computer by reading ROM images, either dumped from the read-only memory of a Nintendo 64 cartridge or created directly on the computer as homebrew. Mupen64, the forerunner to Mupen64Plus, was released December 10, 2001 by Hackatrux. Mupen64 was designed to be multi-platform, the first release running on both Linux and Windows operating systems. As the emulator progressed, support was added for FreeBSD and Mac OS X, but these ports were not maintained as much or as well as the Linux and Windows versions. Mupen64 version 0.5 was released August 26, 2005. This was the last version of Mupen64 to be released by Hackatrux, although there were several branches of the project made, one of which was Mupen64Plus. Mupen64 was forked by Richard Goedeken (richard42) in October of 2007. His work went through several releases before settling on the name Mupen64Plus. Mupen64Plus originally aimed to provide a 64-bit recompiler and to fix bugs present in Mupen64 0.5. The emulator

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