Homebrew and hack Roms

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Launchers[edit]

Name Platform(s) Version FLOSS Active Notes
Homebrew Channel   1.1.3 Homebrew launcher for Wii
Homebrew Launcher     1.5 Wii U 2.4.3 3DS Homebrew launcher for Wii U and 3DS
Multiman   4.85.01 ~ File manager, game launcher and more on your PS3
Swiss   0.6r1622 ~ The swiss army knife of GameCube homebrew. Swiss aims to be the ultimate utility GameCube homebrew application.
TWiLight Menu++     27.3.2 .nds Launcher for DSi and 3DS
Homebrew Menu Switch   3.6.0 ? The Nintendo Switch Homebrew menu
Cyanogen     Depends on platform A alternative GUI for PSP/3DS based off of the Android UI

Media players[edit]

for media player software runs on PC, see Home_Media_Player#Media_player_software page.
Name Platform(s) Version FLOSS Active Notes
WiiMC     1.3.4
WiiMC-SS
~* Open source media player for the Nintendo Wii and Virtual Wii.
Supports On-line media, Music player, Picture viewer, Network playback and DVDs with DVD menu support (newer Wiis have incompatible drives)
Use WiiMC-SS fork for RiiTube service.
ThirdTube   git YouTube client for 3DS.
OpenTube   scenebeta (ES) YouTube client for PSP.
Sid the Kid   git SID player for GBA.
Licks Media Player   Gamebrew Music player for Nintendo DS with an iPod UI.
NetStream   git Universal video streaming client for Vita.

ROM hacks[edit]

Name Platform(s) Version FLOSS Active Notes
CTGP-7   1.4 Mario Kart 7 ROM hack for 3DS
CTGP REVOLUTION   1.3 Mario Kart Wii ROM hack for Wii

Homebrew downloaders[edit]

Name Platform(s) Version FLOSS Active Notes
Universal Updater   git Homebrew downloader for 3DS
Homebrew App Store     git Homebrew store for Wii U and Switch
Homebrew Browser   Site ? Homebrew store for Wii
Homebrew Browser (OSC)   Site Continued fork of Homebrew Browser
Homebr3w   git Homebrew downloader for 3DS
VitaDB Downloader   git Homebrew downloader for Vita

Operating systems[edit]

For recommended Linux Distros (not for consoles), see Recommended Linux distros.
Name Platform(s) Version FLOSS Active Notes
Runix   git Port of the Linux kernel for PSX/PS1
Wii-Linux   Multiple Port of the Linux kernel for the Wii, used by multiple Distros.
GC-Linux   Port of the Linux kernel for the GameCube
Linux Vita   git Port of the Linux kernel for the Vita
DSLinux   ! ! Port of the Linux kernel for the Nintendo DS
Linux for 3DS   git Port of the Linux kernel for the Nintendo 3DS
N64 Linux   git Port of the Linux kernel for the Nintendo 64
xbox-linux   git Port of the Linux kernel for the original Xbox, used by multiple distros
LinuxDC   2.6.0 Port of the Linux kernel for the Dreamcast
Painless Linux   git Obsolete project to boot Linux on the Switch
Android   git Ports of Android 11, 10 and 8

Emulators on consoles and handhelds, computers[edit]

Source ports & game engine recreations[edit]

See Game engine recreations and source ports section.

For a wiki about homebrew, check out the Gamebrew Wiki.