You can install Super Nintendo emulator also known as MeSNE emulator to get Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) on your iPhone or iPad. It is a full package developed by Lucas Mendes Menge to help your install MeSNEmu on your Mac.
There are many emulators for iOS in the app world. MeSNEmu emulator for iOS 10 is a blessing for those who like retro classic games such as Nintendo’s Pokémon, Super Mario Kart and other games. Once they install Super Nintendo emulator, they can play any Nintendo game or compile codes for their products on their iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch.
There is a long list of Nintendo Emulators for iOS. The term Nintendo is quite generic as there are many editions of Nintendo out there. Therefore, in this article we will specifically discuss Super Nintendo emulator. Before we talk about how to install MeSNEmu, let’s discuss what MeSNEmu is all about.
Install Super Nintendo on iOS 10 for iPhone and iPad
MeSNEmu is the fruit of Lucas’ hobby and he undertook this project for the sole reason of developing a stable and modern SNES emulator for his own iOS device. According to Lucas, a developer who has genuine certificates can compile the source code of MeSNEmu emulator from its Xcode to work for their own goods.
The Super Nintendo Emulator can be installed both from the Xcode or a simple ‘tap once’ installation as well. If you want to get the latest version of Super Nintendo Emulator, you need a Mac computer, Xcode and a developers’ account. Otherwise you can download a jailbreak tweak but it may not be up-to-date as that tweak isn’t managed by the author of the code.
The Xcode SNES9X got outdated but you can get the latest code from the links below. The author recently updated codebase of MeSNEmu to make it run more smoothly on latest iOS 10.
How to install MeSNEmu emulator through Xcode
Proceed to install Super Nintendo emulator on iOS 10 for iPhone or iPad. To install MeSNEmu from its Xcode, use your developers account on your Mac.
Step 1: Go to Github to download source code.
Step 2: Launch this Xcode on your Mac and open MeSNEmu xcodeproj
Step 3: Look for Code Signing Identity under Build Settings and change it to your own.
Step 4: In Scheme selector, select your device
Step 5: Now go to Product > Profile > Deploy
Once the deployment is complete, open the MeSNEmu emulator. You would only see a header with a Settings button on the right hand corner. Now get some ROMs from internet. You can install them using iTunes.
If you’re unable to install Super Nintendo Emulator on your iOS 9.3 or later, try using https://github.com/standaway/MeSNEmu. Also if you install MeSNEmu emulator from this fork, you can force touch shortcuts to launch ROMs from your home screen.
Direct and Simple Method to install Super Nintendo on iOS 10
The process described above is a bit complicated for ordinary users. Also, if you’re not a registered developer you can’t use the above method at all. Hence, if you feel that the above method is not for you, you can follow the simple steps described below to install MeSNEmu emulator.
Step 1: Open Safari browser on your iPhone.
Step 2: Go to the website www.iosem.us/app/install/mesnemu.html
Step 3: Find the install button in the top right hand corner of the page. Tap it.
Step 4: Tap again when prompted for confirmation.
If you have little knowledge of Xcode then this simple method is the best for you to install MeSNEmu emulator. However, note that this version is not being actively maintained nor has been updated by the actual developer.