SNES / Super Famicom (Snes9x 2002)Link

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BackgroundLink

Port of SNES9x 1.39 for libretro (was previously called PocketSNES). Heavily optimized for ARM.

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)

Why use this core?Link

  • 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

How to get and install the Snes9x 2002 core:Link

  • Start up RetroArch. Inside the main menu, go to 'Online Updater'.

  • Just to make sure we have the latest info files, select 'Update Core Info FIles'. Wait until this is done. Then, select 'Core Updater'.

  • Browse through the list and select 'SNES / Super Famicom (Snes9x 2002)'.

After this has finished downloading, the core should now be ready for use!

How to start (after installation):Link

  • Go back to RetroArch's main menu screen. Select 'Load Content'.

  • Browse to the folder that contains the content you want to run.

  • Select the content that you want to run.

  • If you are asked which core to select, choose 'SNES / Super Famicom (Snes9x 2002)'.

The content should now start running!

AuthorsLink

  • Snes9x Team
  • PocketSNES Team
  • Toadking

See alsoLink

SNESLink

LicenseLink

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

The Snes9x 2002 core is licensed under

Non-commercial

ExtensionsLink

Content that can be loaded by the Snes9x 2002 core have the following file extensions:

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

DatabasesLink

RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the Snes9x 2002 core:

FeaturesLink

RetroArch-level settings or features that the Snes9x 2002 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

DirectoriesLink

The Snes9x 2002 core's directory name is 'Snes9x 2002'

The Snes9x 2002 core saves/loads to/from these directories.

RetroArch's Save directory

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

RetroArch's State directory

  • 'content-name'.state# (State)

Geometry and timingLink

  • The Snes9x 2002 core's internal FPS is 60 except for PAL games. PAL games are 50 fps.
  • The Snes9x 2002 core's internal sample rate is (Rate)
  • The Snes9x 2002 core's core provided aspect ratio is 4/3

ControllersLink

Device typesLink

The Snes9x 2002 core supports the following device type(s) in the controls menu, bolded device types are the default for the specified user(s):

User 1 - 2 device typesLink

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

Controller tablesLink

Joypad and analog device type tableLink

User # Input descriptors RetroPad Inputs RetroPad
B
Y
Select
Start
D-Pad Up
D-Pad Down
D-Pad Left
D-Pad Right
A
X
L
R

CompatibilityLink

Awaiting description.