dolphin-emu - Man Page

Nintendo GameCube and Wii emulator


dolphin-emu[-bdhl] [-a audio] [-c str] [-e file] [-m file] [-u path] [-v video]


Dolphin is an emulator for two recent Nintendo video game consoles: the GameCube and the Wii. It allows PC gamers to enjoy games for these two consoles in full HD (1080p) with several enhancements: compatibility with all PC controllers, turbo speed, networked multiplayer, and even more!

dolphin-emu features a graphical user interface made using Qt 5.


-a audio, --audio_emulation=audio

Low level (LLE) or high level (HLE) audio

-b, --batch

Exit Dolphin with emulator

-c text, --confirm=text

Set Confirm on Stop

-d, --debugger

Open the debugger

-e file, --exec=file

Load the specified file

-h, --help

Print a help message

-l, --logger

Open the logger (.dol, .elf, .wad, .gcm, .iso)

-m file, --movie=file

Play a movie file

-u path, --user=path

User folder path

-v, --video_backend=video

OpenGL (OGL) or Software Renderer video backend



Default user configuration directory.


This manual page was written by Jeremy Newton, but may be distributed freely using the CC BY license.

Referenced By

The man page dolphin-emu-x11(6) is an alias of dolphin-emu(6).

July 17, 2016