Super Nintendo Emulators

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (also known as Super NES, SNES, or Super Nintendo) was a 16-bit video game console. Nintendo released it in Japan in 1990 as the Super Famicom (or SFC for short). They later they released it in North America, Europe, and other territories. The Super Nintendo was the best-selling 16-bit game console of its era, despite a late start and competition from the Sega Genesis.

Super Nintendo

These days there are many great emulators for the Super Nintendo, and several have high emulation accuracy. Playing and completing games with these emulators should be no problem. If you want accurate emulation, higan is your best choice if your PC is fast enough. If your PC is too slow for it or you want a more friendly UI, try Snes9x. Despite its high ranking on this page, you should skip ZSNES.


Emulators

Snes9x Windows Freeware Rating: Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarHalf Star 8.7 (2575 Votes)
Great Super Nintendo emulator with ports available for several systems
ZSNES Windows Freeware Rating: Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarHalf Star 8.6 (2679 Votes)
Once upon a time one of the best Super Nintendo emulators, though better emulators now exist
BizHawk Windows Open-Source Rating: Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarNo Star 8.2 (129 Votes)
Multi-system emulator designed for Tool-Assisted Speedruns (TAS)
Snes9x EX+ Android Freeware Rating: Full StarFull StarFull StarHalf StarNo Star 7.8 (24 Votes)
Port of Snes9x for Android
RetroArch Multi-platform Open-Source Rating: Full StarFull StarFull StarHalf StarNo Star 7.7 (61 Votes)
Frontend for the Libretro API, effectively a multi-system emulator
bsnes-classic Windows Open-Source Rating: Full StarFull StarFull StarNo StarNo Star 7.6 (134 Votes)
Fork of bsnes
higan Windows Open-Source Rating: Full StarFull StarFull StarNo StarNo Star 7.4 (182 Votes)
Multi-system emulator with emphasis on emulation accuracy
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