What Is Needed To Run Citra?

The only hard requirements for the official version of Citra is a graphics chip that supports at least OpenGL 3.3 and a 64-bit OS, but you definitely want a processor with the highest possible performance per core.

Note that you can also use a software implementation of OpenGL like Mesa.

How do I run Citra at full speed?

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Can Citra run .3ds files?

Citra is an open-source Nintendo 3DS emulator/debugger written in C++. It’s currently able to run quite a few games well, though very few can run at full speed on existing hardware, and most titles have sound issues. It is also available as a libretro core.

How well does Citra run?

Citra can run most games at variable speed, depending on your hardware configuration. However, not all games are created equally and therefore some games will run at full speed while others might suffer from slow emulation. You may also experience some slowdowns.

Does Citra have a speed up button?

Citra is outputting as fast as it can, but your computer isn’t fast enough to run all the instructions. The only way to speed up Citra is to find parts in citra that are slow and make them fast.

Is downloading ROMs illegal?

Emulators are legal to download and use, however, sharing copyrighted ROMs online is illegal. There is no legal precedent for ripping and downloading ROMs for games you own, though an argument could be made for fair use.

Is Citra a virus?

Citra is open-source, anyone can inspect the code themselves to verify it isn’t a virus. You only risk getting a virus by installing third party builds with unpublished source code, or by downloading ROMs from shady sites (something not condoned by this sub).

Emulation isn’t illegal and Nintendo has no rights to Citra or what it does. The only thing they have rights to in regards to Citra are: Distribution of BIOS files and firmware. Distribution of game ROM files.

Can Citra run CIA files?

Currently, Citra is able to install (decrypted) CIAs easily. Make sure that you have copied over your system archives from a 3DS. Navigate to the CIA file you want to install. Once it’s done installing, you should be able to play it.