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What is yuzu?

yuzu is an experimental open-source emulator for the Nintendo Switch from the creators of Citra. It is written in C++ with portability in mind, with builds actively maintained for Windows, Linux and macOS. The emulator is currently only useful for homebrew development and research purposes.

Which software license is yuzu licensed under?

yuzu is an open-source project, licensed under the GPLv2 (or any later version). Refer to the license document for more information.

Which platforms does yuzu support?

yuzu is actively tested and supported on various 64-bit versions of Windows (7 and up), Linux and macOS.

What are the system requirements for yuzu?

yuzu currently requires a OpenGL 4.3 capable GPU and a CPU that has high single core performance. It also requires a minimum of 4 GB of RAM.

How do I build yuzu for the OS that I use?

Take a look at the following guides for steps on building yuzu for the following platforms: - Linux - macOS - Windows

Who made yuzu?

yuzu has an active team of open-source developers. The list of contributors can be found on GitHub.