RockNES 5.24

Highly recommended NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) emulator, completely free.

1.6 MB
4/5 from 2 votes


  • PPU color emphasis and monochrome mode.
  • Gameplay joypad data logging, also known as NES movies.
  • Save states, at any time.
  • GUI and configuration file auto generated.
  • Sound recording in WAV format.
  • Built-in 6502 CPU disassembler.
  • Pseudo stereo sound output.
  • Famiclone-style sound output.
  • Various screen blitters with stretched and scanlined modes.
  • Video triple buffering in full screen, avoiding screen tearing effect.
  • Almost any NES PPU/CPU memory dumping.
  • Palette RAM viewer.

What's New:

  • Fixed graphics modes, switching to fullscreen always use the desktop resolution.
  • Fixed bitmap blitters 2x stretched to 640x480.
  • Fixed toggling fullscreen and windowed modes.
  • In windowed mode, changing the blitter adjusts the window size.
  • Fixed a problem with palette startup.

Apps similar to RockNES 3

  • 4.44.4
    14 votes

    Nestopia is a highly reccomended Nintendo NES emulator for Windows, Mac and Linux.

    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • 4.94.9
    19 votes
    Super Nintendo Entertainment System Emulator
    • Freeware
    • macOS
  • 5/5
    3 votes

    nds4droid is a free, open source Nintendo DS emulator written for Android smartphones. It is based off of the excellent emulator DeSmuME.

    • Freeware
    • Android