Nintendo - SNES / Famicom (Snes9x 2005 Plus)Link

BackgroundLink

Port of SNES9x 1.43 for libretro. It was previously called CAT SFC.

The Snes9x 2005 Plus core has been compiled with Blargg's APU. An accurate audio processing unit.

Provides more favorable performance thresholds at the cost of accuracy. DO NOT use this core unless you have underpowered hardware and the mainline Snes9x core and the bsnes/higan/bsnes-mercury cores aren't fast enough

This core is part of a group of Snes9x cores that are snapshots from the year their code is based on. (Snes9x 2002, Snes9x 2005, Snes9x 2005 Plus, Snes9x 2010)

Author/LicenseLink

The Snes9x 2005 Plus core has been authored by

  • Snes9x Team
  • dking
  • BassAceGold
  • ShadauxCat
  • Nebuleon

The Snes9x 2005 Plus core is licensed under

A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores have found here.

ExtensionsLink

Content that can be loaded by the Snes9x 2005 Plus core have the following file extensions:

  • .smc
  • .fig
  • .sfc
  • .gd3
  • .gd7
  • .dx2
  • .bsx
  • .swc

DatabasesLink

RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the Snes9x 2005 Plus core:

FeaturesLink

Frontend-level settings or features that the Snes9x 2005 Plus core respects.

Feature Supported
Restart
Screenshots
Saves
States
Rewind
Netplay
Core Options
RetroAchievements
RetroArch Cheats
Native Cheats
Controls
Remapping
Multi-Mouse
Rumble
Sensors
Camera
Location
Subsystem
Softpatching
Disk Control
Username
Language
Crop Overscan
LEDs

DirectoriesLink

The Snes9x 2005 Plus core's internal core name is 'Snes9x 2005 Plus'

The Snes9x 2005 Plus core saves/loads to/from these directories.

Frontend's Save directory

  • 'content-name'.srm (Cartridge battery save)

Frontend's State directory

  • 'content-name'.state# (State)

Geometry and timingLink

  • The Snes9x 2005 Plus core's core provided FPS is (FPS)
  • The Snes9x 2005 Plus core's core provided sample rate is (Rate)
  • The Snes9x 2005 Plus core's core provided aspect ratio is 4/3

Core optionsLink

The Snes9x 2005 Plus core has the following option(s) that can be tweaked from the core options menu. The default setting is bolded.

Settings with (Restart) means that core has to be closed for the new setting to be applied on next launch.

  • Video Mode [catsfc_VideoMode] (auto|NTSC|PAL)

    Awaiting description.

  • Reduce Slowdown (Hack, Unsafe, Restart) [catsfc_overclock_cycles] (disabled|compatible|max)

    Many games for the SNES suffered from slowdown due to the weak main CPU. This option helps allievate that at the cost of possible bugs.

    Example video here

    compatible: Reduce slowdown but keep as much game compatibility as much as possible.

    max: Reduce slowdown as much as possible but will break more games.

  • Reduce Flickering (Hack, Unsafe) [catsfc_reduce_sprite_flicker] (disabled|enabled)

    Rises sprite limit to reduce flickering in games.

ControllersLink

The Snes9x 2005 Plus core supports the following device type(s) in the controls menu, bolded device types are the default for the specified user(s):

User 1 - 5 device typesLink

  • None - Doesn't disable input. There's no reason to switch to this.
  • **RetroPad - Joypad - Stay on this.
  • RetroPad w/Analog - Joypad - Same as RetroPad. There's no reason to switch to this.

Controller tablesLink

JoypadLink

User 1 - 5 Remap descriptors RetroPad Inputs
B
Y
Select
Start
D-Pad Up
D-Pad Down
D-Pad Left
D-Pad Right
A
X
L
R

CompatibilityLink

Game Issue
A.S.P. Air Strike Patrol The shadow below the aircraft is missing. Glitched graphics on the briefing screens.
Bass Masters Classic - Pro Edition Only shows a black screen.
Funaki Masakatsu Hybrid Wrestler – Tougi Denshou Corrupted graphics on the Pancrase logo screen.
Hayazashi Nidan Morita Shougi 2 Matches won’t start.
Madden NFL 96 Only shows a black screen.
Masters New – Harukanaru Augusta 3 Black screen after selecting game.
Mecarobot Golf The ground "wobbles" during gameplay.
Mechwarrior 3050 Black screen after the Activision logo.

See alsoLink

Nintendo - Sufami TurboLink

Nintendo - Super Nintendo Entertainment System (+ Hacks)Link