PPSSPP - PSP emulator software for Linux


PPSSPP lets you play PSP games in High Definition. It is fast, portable, powerful, easy-to-use, well-designed and open source graphical application implemented in C++ around the Qt toolkit and designed from the ground up to act as a PSP (PlayStation Portable) emulator.

With PPSSPP you can play PSP games a tablet, customize on-screen touch controls, use an external keyboard or controller, save and restore games no matter what the platform.

In addition, you will also be able to transfer saves from your PSP device to the PPSSPP emulator, so you can continue your game progress across devices.

The PPSSPP application offers powerful settings that allows you to tweak graphics, sound, controls, as well as the emulated PSP system.

However it is not included in Debians repository so you need to download from the developers website and compile it from source if you aren'trunning Ubuntu.

PPSSPP supports save states, dynamic recompilation (JIT) and supoort ad hoc wireless networking. To decode PSP multimedia data the program uses FFmpeg software library, which has beeen enhanced to enable it to handle Sony's proprietary ATRAC3plus audio format as used by the PSP.

You also need to install: The "libsdl2-dev" package .

License: GNU/GPLV2

Developers website

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