PocketNester is a free, fast (maybe fastest), accurate and compatible NES/Famicom emulator for PocketPC.
PocketNester features two major improvements: it supports more games, and runs much faster. It is about 3-4 times faster than original nesterce and many other NES emulators on PocketPC.
Most games run at about 30-50 FPS on a 200Mhz XScale device. That means you can get full speed emulation (60 FPS) with 206Mhz StrongARM/400Mhz XScale PocketPCs.
Source code of PocketNester is distributed under GNU Generic Public License(GPL).
- Removed MAME's PNG code due to license conflict. GPL is a very strict license...
- Finally, or hopefully :), fixed the ANNOYING freeze problem!
- Added a new toolbar shortcut for muting sound.
- FPS display could be turned off through options now.
***** [Sep 22, 2007] by FLiP using Dell Axim X5-300Mhz
Excellent emulator! although it sometimes freezes. I have to touch the screen twice to get it back... anyone knows why this happens and/or how to get rid of this problem? Other than that, very nice emulator.
***** [Sep 15, 2007] by Yeeliberto using ipaq 1940
It does not use more space than a normal icon in top bar and gives the same results as to going to power setting and faster.
**** [Sep 15, 2007] by Yeeliberto using ipaq 1940
Very nice emulator. It does everything right except the GUI.
***** [Aug 27, 2007] by abc_warbot using hx2750
Excelent emulator, runs cool on my pocket, thank you very much for the porting this is something i've always wanted. Does anyone know if is it possible to engage any bluetooth control to the pocket and play with it?
***** [Aug 22, 2007] by mike using PDA2K
PocketNester is the only emulator I was ever able to get working. For me I had to make sure the rom files were not ziped up or the program would not see them, when you go to load the roms. Make it simple put them in the same folder. I tried the emulator for the sega and SNES games and neither worked for me, sorry I don't remember the names.
***** [Aug 2, 2007] by sunshine using Htc touch
Can someone please tel me how to download this on my Pocket PC. I've tryed to downoad it on my computer and directly to my Htc but dont get it to work...
**** [Jul 6, 2007] by Roy using MIO A701
I got touchscreen and got the idea I can't do jack shitt with nester? ... or can I set the screen not to go on pause when I touch it with my sylus? Everytime I try to shoot a duck with duckhunt it pauses, bit anoying. I got the Mio A701, and this device doesn't have that much main buttons, so kinda hard to play a game without touchscreen.
***** [Apr 2, 2007] by DEMON using HTC Pocket PC PHONE
This Program is FN awesome!!! I tried another emulator and it worked like shit... but this one works great, good sound, good game play and no freezes that ive found! The only thing its missing is the ability to flip the game so you can play it in my phones wide screen mode... but still super awesome program!!!
***** [Jan 1, 2007] by Elliott using IPAQ hw6945
Awesome Emulator! Runs better than many PC based emulators. This is a must-have application for anyone with Windows Mobile / PocketPC / Windows CE.
***** [Jul 12, 2006] by Janus using Ipaq 3950
This is a very good emulator! I have tested it with many games, and they all play on 60 fps, which is max. Also the sound is perfect and the same as it was on the original NES system. I recommend this emulator to all users who want to play NES games on their PDA.
***** [Apr 21, 2006] by Lance using Cingular Pocket PC 8125
Great program fantastic options only complaint is I can't program the screen to convert to a horizontal and use my keyboard also does anyone know how to program the green and red phone buttons? It would be most appreciated but other than that fantastic product, puts pocketNES to shame.
*** [Apr 3, 2006] by MJC using IPAQ hx2000
Like the other people I can't get the buttons to work which means i'm stuck at the intro.
*** [Feb 6, 2006] by Kevin Malone Jr. using Compaq ipaq 3600
It runs fine but skips frames and froze but over all good program other than those bugs.
***** [Jan 27, 2006] by Doisterboy using HP6365
Nice but also epxeriencing problems with the green and red button not functioning even after being assigned! Any help will be appreciated.
**** [Jan 27, 2006] by dffd using ipaq 4355
Its 99% perfect... and I tested it with the worst game for emulators I could think of solar jetman and it workd 100%... all it needs is a game geine plugin...
***** [Jan 27, 2006] by Ian using 2490 Ipaq
Overall great program!! But I can't get my foldable keyboard to work!!! It always assigns different keys with the exact same key number!!! Any suggestions? Love the program great sound perfect graphics!!!
***** [Sep 19, 2005] by antiNeo using dell axim x30
This emulator runs PERFECTLY! WOW, I just don't know what to say.
***** [Jul 13, 2005] by mikel using Dell Axim X30
Wayyyyyy better than PocketNES. It runs just as fast at 208Mhz as PocketNES runs at 624Mhz!!!! (No joke!) It also doesn't freeze like PocketNES. Obviously far superior.
***** [Mar 23, 2005] by Swamp using IPAQ h6340
I really like this emulator, it rocks! The only problem is that I can't assign the red and green phone buttons... or actually I can assign them but nothing happens when they are pressed in the games. Anyone have a solution to this problem?
**** [Mar 14, 2005] by ipaq h6365 user using ipaq h6365
Whoa! This is the best nes emulator I've seen since browsing emulators this afternoon lol. The speed if I may say so kicks ass compared to other nes emulators out there. But I have one problem. The "simultaneous button press thing", when I press two button at the same time, e.g. Mario( pressing forward and jump at the same time) the forward is still pressed or should I say stucked up. Does pocket nester have a virtual joystick or something? Any reply would be helpful, thank you!
***** [Mar 4, 2005] by Anonymous using HP iPaq 6315
Works perfectly smooth even with the slower processor on my 6315. Sound and graphics cranked, still perfectly smooth and easy to control.
***** [Mar 2, 2005] by Joe using Audiovox PPC4100
Excellent emulator, runs xtra fast and audio quality seems to be excellent. However controllers seems to be dificult. Overall experience 9 of 10
***** [Nov 19, 2004] by vladimir Floroff using iPAQ HP h4150
Works like a charm. I have yet to make it crash. I have tried everything I could think of and it keeps running. Also I use the PPC as a wireless medical device running it full tilt. Pocket Nester runs in the background with no problems. Great for long experiments when I have to watch but nothing to do.
***** [Oct 25, 2004] by jc using ipaq 3872
This is the BEST NES emulator. I could not believe it until I was playing wheel of fortune in my ipaq 3800. Thank you gifted programmers!!
***** [Aug 16, 2004] by Dr_Phillgood using Toshiba E755
Loving it! Way better than Pocket Nes!!!
***** [May 31, 2004] by Igor using iPAQ H3970
Can somebody tell me, is it possible to define keys for Player 2? I have got Compaq Foldable Keyboard and it is working great.
***** [Dec 15, 2003] by JamesG using Dell Axim
Look no farther. This is the best NES emulator out there for PocketPC. Very stable, great sound and graphics.
***** [Oct 6, 2003] by RuneXV using Toshiba e740
Great Job!!! Overall top emu for Pocket PC in my book!
***** [Jul 21, 2003] by Matt using HP 2215
Excellent program! Runs much better than my previous pocketnes. Get it now!
***** [Feb 26, 2003] by Drew using HP 5455
WOW!!! PocketNester plays better on my PPC than Nesticle on my Desktop. Amazing program. This will keep me busy for the next year! KUDOS!
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