desmume man page

desmume — Nintendo DS emulator

Synopsis

desmume [options] files...

Description

This manual page documents briefly the desmume program

desmume is a Nintendo DS emulator running homebrew demos and commercial games.

Options

These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

--load-slot=NUM

Loads savegame from slot NUM

--opengl-2d

Enables using OpenGL for screen rendering

--soft-convert

Use software colour conversion during OpenGL screen rendering. May produce better or worse frame rates depending on hardware.

--3d-engine=ENGINE

Select available 3d emulation:

0 = 3d disabled

1 = internal desmume software rasterizer (default)

2 = osmesa or gtkglext opengl (if available, depending on compilation options, see desmume --help)

--disable-sound

Disables the sound emulation

--disable-limiter

Disables the 60 fps limiter

--arm9gdb=PORT_NUM

Enable the ARM9 GDB stub on the given port

--arm7gdb=PORT_NUM

Enable the ARM7 GDB stub on the given port

--save-type=TYPE

Select savetype from the following:

0 = Autodetect

1 = EEPROM 4kbit

2 = EEPROM 64kbit

3 = EEPROM 512kbit

4 = FRAM 256kbit

5 = FLASH 2mbit

6 = FLASH 4mbit

--fwlang=LANG

Set the language in the firmware, LANG as follows:

0 = Japanese

1 = English

2 = French

3 = German

4 = Italian

5 = Spanish

--cflash=PATH_TO_DISK_IMAGE

Enable disk image GBAMP compact flash emulation

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-v, --version

Show version of program.

Input

Mouse cursor acts as stylus, mouse click replaces stylus touch.

Keyboard can be configured and by default works as follows:

F1-F10 load savegame from slot 1-10
Shift+F1-F10 save game to slot 1-10
Non-keypad arrows act as d-pad
z = A
x = B
a = Y
s = X
q = L
w = R
Enter = START
Left Shift = SELECT
Backspace = LID

Desmume accepts joystick events, which can be configured by user.

Author

desmume was written by DeSmuME team (http://sourceforge.net/projects/desmume).

This manual page was written by Reinhard Tartler <siretart@tauware.de> and modified by Pascal Giard <pascal@debian.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

Info

June 26, 2007