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       desmume-cli - Nintendo DS emulator


       desmume-cli [options] files...


       This manual page documents briefly the desmume-cli program

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


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

              Loads savegame from slot NUM

              Disables the sound emulation

              Disables the 60 fps limiter

              Select available 3d emulation:
              0 = 3d disabled
              1 = internal desmume software rasterizer (default)

              Enables using OpenGL for screen rendering

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

              Enable the ARM9 GDB stub on the given port

              Enable the ARM7 GDB stub on the given port

              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

              Set the language in the firmware, LANG as follows:
              0 = Japanese
              1 = English
              2 = French
              3 = German
              4 = Italian
              5 = Spanish

              Enable disk image GBAMP compact flash emulation

       --help Show summary of options.

              Show version of program.

       Some options may be unavailable, depending on compile-time configuration, for instance gdb
       stubs and opengl.


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

       Keyboard is configured 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 was written by DeSmuME team (

       This manual page was written by Pascal Giard <>, for the  Debian  project
       (but may be used by others).

                                          June 26, 2007                                DESMUME(1)