Mupen64Plus Emulator for PC (Nintendo 64): Download & Install

Mupen64Plus is a Nintendo 64 emulator for PC, which allows you to play Nintendo 64 games on your PC completely free of charge. The main feature to highlight in the Mupen64Plus emulator is its compatibility in a multitude of systems, and is that Mupen64Plus is able to work in Windows, Linux and macOS devices. In addition, usually emulators work better on one system than another, even if they are compatible on all, however, Mupen64Plus works perfectly on all operating systems.


Name Mupen64Plus
Operating System Windows, Linux, macOS
Emulatable consoles Nintendo 64
Size 2.74 MB

Download Mupen64Plus Emulator

Download Mupen64Plus Free for your Computer

To download Mupen64Plus for PC you will need to follow the instructions below:

  1. Download the file from the button above
  2. In case you are asked for confirmation, confirm the download of unknown origin.
  3. Wait for the download to finish.
  4. If the downloaded file is in .zip or .rar format we will have to unzip it.
  5. Once we have unzipped the contents, we look for an .exe file (the installer) in the folder.
  6. Execute the .exe file.
  7. Follow the installation instructions.

How to install Mupen64Plus Emulator?

To install Mupen64Plus on your computer you will have to follow the instructions below:

  1. Before proceeding with the installation we will make sure that we are running the process on a compatible operating system.
  2. Once the installation file is executed, we will follow the instructions of the installer.
  3. Select the option to create a shortcut, so you can run the emulator from the desktop.
  4. Once the installation is finished, you can go to the desktop and click on the corresponding icon to enjoy Mupen64Plus.

Download and Install games in Mupen64Plus Emulator

The vast majority of emulators come simply being just that: an emulator. To put a comparison is how when you buy a console, you simply have the device in question. However to play both on a console, as in an emulator we also need the games. To do this we will have to get what is known as ROMs (is the format of the games for Emulators) that really come to be the original games of each console, in this case of the Nintendo 64 is a format compatible and executable by the emulator. Once we have these files we just have to run the emulator, and in the toolbar look for an option that puts open file or open ROM.