7 Best DS Emulator For Android of 2021

Nintendo DS Emulator was a favorite device for gaming fans when it first launched. But now, thanks to Android developers, Android DS emulators is now available as an app in the google play store. Currently, there are plenty of android DS emulators to choose from which come with advanced features. So let’s jump into it because there is nothing better than playing Nintendo games on your smartphone right now! DS emulators for android

Best DS Emulator For Android of 2021

1. NDS4Droid

NDS4DroidThis Android DS Emulator comes with Beautiful Graphics, easy to use interface and most importantly, it is stable and crash proof. You can easily play Nintendo titles in this emulator.

NDS4DROID is an open source android project which is backed by many volunteer developers. It comes with some essential functions by which you can save game progress and data and play straight wherever you left before. It also uses OpenGL for graphics rendering to provide best graphics and rendering speeds.


  • Updated: February 12, 2016
  • Size: 8.8M
  • Installs: 10,000,000+
  • Requires Android: 2.3.3 and up

Developer: Jeffrey Quesnelle
Price: Free

Also Read:-Best SNES Emulator Apps For Android

2. DraStic DS Emulator

In the search for the best android DS emulator of 2021, this one secures the place for being fastest! It can run many game titles effortlessly. It also gives you online sync option so you can sync your game to google drive as well.DraStic DS Emulator

Furthermore, it offers various cheat codes in their data bank. It also supports saving and loading the game so that you can play from you left earlier. You can even play with graphics settings, change the screen resolution to DS, landscape or picture mode.

DraStic DS Emulator
DraStic DS Emulator
Developer: Exophase
Price: 4,49 €

Also Read:- Best 3DS Emulators that You Must Use

3. GENPlusDroid

GENPlusDroidIt’s the best DS emulator for android of 2021 which supports MEGA sync. You can easily play your favorite old school games on this emulator. Also, it supports multi-touch, different joystick controls, supports multiplayer controls and automatic saving.

Sweet! GENPlusDroid is an opensource project, so it will receive free updates as long as developers volunteer to develop it further. You also have full controls on gamepads, on-screen button size, etc.


  • You can Customize the placement and size of the DS screens.
  • Save and resume your progress anywhere with save states.
  • Synchronize your save games with your online Google-Drive space

Developer: Halsafar
Price: Free


FPSEThis android DS emulator is made by SONY itself which breaks records regarding stability. It can emulate PS1 on android!! You can easily play games via touchscreen controls. It offers real-time savestates, provides maximum performance, supports Open Gl, supports ISO, IMG, MDF, Z-disc file formats.


  • Run from Android 2.3 to Android 8!
  • High compatibility and High sound quality.
  • Emulation of Analog Sticks
  • Full Support of IcontrolPAD, BGP100,Zeemote, Wiimote

FPse for Android devices
FPse for Android devices
Developer: Schtruck & LDchen
Price: 3,29 €

Also Read:- Best N64 Games Ever Released

5. SuperN64

SuperN64Its an android DS emulator of 2021 for the classic old Nintendo64 also which is also known as N64. Heard of “legends of Zelda”? Well, you can play that along with several other titles like Super Mario, Turok, GoldenEye, etc. on SUPER N64.

This emulator is based on MUPEN64 code along with AE-FREE,  which ensures smooth gameplay performance even on older smartphones (around 2013)


  • It supports N64 game files like .n64, z64, v64, .zip, .rar
  • You can Save and load state, auto save
  • It Supports Android 4.0+
  • You can Resize Dpad, buttons [button scale].

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PPSSPPCurrently, this is the best ds emulator for android which is the first choice of millions of gamers. It can run small and straightforward games along with some super heavy demanding games as well.

Take Assassins Creed as an example; it can run such massive games smoothly in the phone memory. Thanks to gameplay optimizations. Also, it is regularly updated with new features. With its latest update, it can run 3D games as well!

Currently, PPSSPP is available in English language only and requires an Android version of minimum 2.2 or later. Talking about features, it has dedicated graphics settings, and you can change it according to your needs, simple onscreen controls.

Also, did I forgot to mention that it supports external Gamepad controller too?


  • Awesome GPU performance
  • Texture replacement ID bugfix
  • OpenGL backend is now properly multithreaded (for good speed).

PPSSPP - PSP emulator
PPSSPP - PSP emulator
Developer: Henrik Rydgård
Price: Free

Also Read:- How to Download and Play PSP Games on Android

7. PPSSPP Gold

PPSSPP GoldAlthough, PPSSPP is a complete package every gamer could ask for, if you need some more features and functionality, you can get the gold version which will also help in further development in the free version. But PPSSPP Gold is paid.

PPSSPP Gold - PSP emulator
PPSSPP Gold - PSP emulator
Developer: Henrik Rydgård
Price: 4,59 €

Final Words

Well, folks, these were the best NDS emulator for android of 2021 which we could find on the market. We will keep updating this list shortly. If you think we missed any android DS emulator worth mentioning, then let us know in the comment section below. Have a great day.

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