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Announcing Bleeding Edge Builds

Sometimes it’s hard to wait. We’ve noticed that users are very excited about the future of Citra, which means wanting to try all of the changes all of the time. But, emulator development can be a slow, arduous process as new changes can bring big regressions and problems with the much wanted new features. In order to satiate the needs of our users, we’ll be adding new builds for download: bleeding edge builds!

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We now have a Discord server!

If you haven’t heard of Discord yet, it’s basically an alternative to Skype, featuring servers with both voice and text chat. You can use it in your browser, download the desktop program, or get the mobile app. If you don’t have an account already, you can make one for free here. Once you’ve done that, you can join Citra’s official server by going here. There are 5 channels: #read-first - A read-only introduction to the server, and announcements.

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HLE Audio Comes to Citra

Special thanks must be given to fincs and the rest of the 3DS community for their work reverse-engineering the DSP firmware. Without that work, Citra would not be this far with audio emulation. As of May 19th, 2016, Citra now has preliminary High Level Emulation (HLE) audio support! This means that users playing on Citra no longer have to listen to the deafening sound of silence in many titles. To get to this point was a huge reverse-engineering effort done by multiple people, with much of the reverse-engineering and the final implementation for Citra coming from MerryMage.

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