This means that it creates an environment on your PC under which real N64 software can run and be played in much the same way as it would be on the original hardware system. You can download it from the Project64 website.
Despite having been around forever, the Project64 Nintendo 64 emulator gets updated quite regularly. The latest version, 2.1, works on all 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows. You can download the binaries here, which is linked directly from the main page of the website. The installer is just a little over four megabytes in size.
Project64 does include some bloat in the installer that you’ll need to opt out of. To make sure that all MakeUseOf readers do this correctly, I’ll help walk you through it.
If you owned one of the revolutionary Nintendo videogame consoles: N64, now you’ll be able to play again legendary games such as Legend of Zelda, Super Mario 64, Donkey Kong 64, Mario Kart or Resident Evil 2.
Project64 is the main program that runs all your ROMs, no matter if they are compressed, because Project64 support ZIP files and automatically decompress them.
Video and audio quality are really good and it supports joystick, so your gaming experience will be amazing.
Project64 allows you to enjoy next to all titles of that platform, although you may find any title that is not supported by the emulator. During our tests, we have played all our ROMs. In the help menu you can find a list of all supported games.