higan(formerly bsnes) is a multi-system emulator that began development on 2004-10-14. It currently supports the following systems:

  • Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicon
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System / Super Famicon
  • Game Boy
  • Game Boy Color
  • Game Boy Advance
  • Nintendo DS

higan also supports the following subsystems:

System requirements: 

CPU: Intel Core series
GPU: OpenGL 3.2 capable
NOTE: higan focuses on accuracy and clean code above all else. It never uses speed or compatibilty hacks. As a result, the minimum system requirements are greater than with other emulators.

User rating: 


In my opinion this is one of the best Super Nintendo emulator around! I love it!