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This is a general list of all homebrew applications available for the Nintendo Switch. Feel free to edit this list if you notice anything missing. Please add new entries in alphabetical order in their respective pages. Edit this page to add new categories listing only.

Applications Games Emulators Demos Exploits

Applications

Temporary list, please help sorting them to proper categories below

Launchers

HBMenu mod : https://gbatemp.net/threads/hbtheme.517838/

sysmodule

sysnetcheat https://gbatemp.net/threads/sys-netcheat-simple-open-source-cheat-engine.512512/ (and sysnetcheatGUI in app section)
sys-play https://gbatemp.net/threads/sys-play-sysmodule-background-music-player-for-nintendo-switch.511844/
NX-Play https://gbatemp.net/threads/nxplay-multimedia-player-for-nintendo-switch.511277/
sys-ftpd https://github.com/jakibaki/sys-ftpd/releases
loader.kip Loader system module.
sm.kip Service Manager.
fs_mitm.kip (File System _ man in the middle) LayeredFS module
pm.kip process Manager. disables telemetry by patching the Error collection sysmodule (eclct) 0100000000000032 ?
nx-dreport delete report https://github.com/Thog/nx-dreport (deprecated)
Switch Presence https://github.com/Random0666/SwitchPresence

system

ZeroTwoXCI https://gbatemp.net/threads/team-2168-zerotwoxci-the-xci-installer.518171/
DZ https://gbatemp.net/threads/dz-network-nsp-installer-and-title-key-dumper.519179/
NOEXS Remote debugger https://gbatemp.net/threads/noexs-remote-debugger.512668/
Gagorder https://gbatemp.net/threads/gag-order-a-fix-for-supernag.505765/
Horizon NAND dumper https://gbatemp.net/threads/open-source-horizon-nand-dumper.518095/
NSPower https://gbatemp.net/threads/nspower-switch-title-installer-manager-and-more.513485/
Title Deleter https://gbatemp.net/threads/title-deleter.516066/
Tinfoil https://gbatemp.net/threads/tinfoil-now-with-network-install.515932/ (not official thread?) https://gbatemp.net/threads/tinfoil-title-installer-manager-by-adubbz.511763/
eXshop https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-exhop-nintendo-switch-title-downloader.508273/
kEx https://gbatemp.net/threads/kex-a-full-system-nand-sd-browser.512679/
NXHactool https://gbatemp.net/threads/nxhactool-hactool-built-as-a-nro-nso-with-libnx.513193/
SwitchIdent https://github.com/joel16/SwitchIdent/releases
SwitchIdentGUI https://github.com/joel16/SwitchIdent/releases
dOPUS https://github.com/Hidki/dOPUS/releases ---> project renamed to n1dus  https://gbatemp.net/threads/dopus-becomes-n1dus.520780/
NXToolkit https://gbatemp.net/threads/nxtoolkit-nx-team.520289/
BOGInstaller https://github.com/Reisyukaku/BogInstaller/ https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-boginstaller-beta.507793/

tools

ftpd https://gbatemp.net/threads/ftpd-released-for-switch-3-0.497026/
ftpd4SXOS https://github.com/Falki14/ftpd4sxos/releases
ReiNX toolkit https://gbatemp.net/threads/reinx-toolkit.517457/
FreeshopNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/freeshopnx.512121/
Switch Homebrew Appstore https://gbatemp.net/threads/switch-homebrew-appstore.493086/
GCDumpTool https://gbatemp.net/threads/gcdumptool-yet-another-nintendo-switch-game-card-dump-tool.508343/
Generic Mod Manager https://gbatemp.net/threads/generic-mod-manager-a-mod-manager.517626/
To be verified : https://gbatemp.net/threads/custom-cdn-website-for-custom-nsps.516289/
EasyPower https://gbatemp.net/threads/easypower-quick-utility-to-reboot-the-switch.515378/
BootMoix https://gbatemp.net/threads/i-created-a-somewhat-working-cmake-toolchain-setup-for-libnx-and-libtransistor.514521/
Save Master https://gbatemp.net/threads/my-first-hombrew-save-master.511008/
Title Cross https://gbatemp.net/threads/title-cross-folder-modifier-for-layeredfs.507949/
sdmcNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/sdmcnx-open-source-nintendo-switch-file-browser-v0-1-0.510252/
kezplez-nx https://github.com/tesnos/kezplez-nx
kezplez-nx fork https://github.com/shchmue/kezplez-nx , supports the fuses and TSEC being dumped in multiple locations as well as also supporting firmware 6.0. 
Game Redirector [PyNX] https://github.com/Kozlowlw/py-switch
SDFile updater https://github.com/StevenMattera/SDFileUpdater/releases - fork or different https://github.com/tumGER/SDFilesSwitch/tree/v9.0.4/SDFiles/switch/SDFilesUpdater
Shared Font Dumper https://github.com/simonmkwii/SharedFontDumper/releases
XCI dumper (WAIN Cart Dumper NX?) https://gbatemp.net/threads/xci-dumper.506700/
SXOS ROMMENU https://gbatemp.net/threads/sxos-rommenu-nsp-nros.519365/ (extracted ROMMENU nro from the SXOS's boot.dat. Does not run xci without a license; works only with SXOS).

Savegame tools

Svitch https://gbatemp.net/threads/svitch-yet-another-save-file-extractor.506086/
Edizon https://gbatemp.net/threads/edizon-a-save-editor-and-manager-for-horizon.506167/
Save Data Manager https://gbatemp.net/threads/savedata-manager-for-nintendo-switch.514522/
Checkpoint https://github.com/FlagBrew/Checkpoint/releases
JKSV https://github.com/J-D-K/JKSV/releases
Mario Odyssey Save Editor https://github.com/jonyluke/Mario-Odyssey-Save-Editor/releases
BOTW Save Editor https://github.com/Jpe230/BOTW-Save-File-Editor/releases
Y'allAreNUTs https://github.com/3096/nut/releases/


media

PlayerNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/playernx-finally-a-poc-homebrew-video-player.517429/
Pixel Painter https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-pixel-painter-simple-drawing-homebrew.497145/
Proof of Concept video player MOD (not homebrew) (illegal) https://gbatemp.net/threads/the-first-homebrew-as-an-nsp-anime-movie-player-for-nintendo-switch-18if.514982/
Web browser (WIP) https://gbatemp.net/threads/my-web-browser-project-for-nintendo-switch.510286/
OrchestriNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/orchestrinx-play-your-favorite-zelda-tunes-now-on-the-switch.504949/
PC game streamers https://gbatemp.net/threads/any-dev-working-on-pc-game-streaming-to-switch.520478/ , https://github.com/kbhomes/moonlight-switch , https://www.reddit.com/r/SwitchHaxing/comments/9mcxti/steam_inhome_streaming_progress_01

Laguage interpreters (maybe move to Emulators page?)

NX Python https://gbatemp.net/threads/nx-python-create-python-homebrew-for-the-switch.499150/
BrewJS https://gbatemp.net/threads/brew-js-make-homebrew-apps-with-javascript.504327/


Other homebrew apps tools=

Button tester https://github.com/midstor/Button-Tester/releases
ScreenTester https://github.com/Marice/ScreenTester-NX/releases


Homebrew Loaders Bootloaders Payloads System Modules System Tools File Managers Utilities Other applications


Homebrew Loaders

Title Description Author Thread Source
Homebrew Menu First Homebrew loader for the switch. Yellows8, plutooo git


Bootloaders and payloads

See Switch payloads page.


System Modules

System modules are add-ons in the form of kip files you can add to your CFW.

Title Description Author Thread Source
nx-creport
nx-dreport Clear logs
Sys-ftpd Ftpd port as a Nintendo Switch sysmodule. jakibaki github
sys-netcheat Open-source cheat-engine for the Nintendo Switch. Jakibaki Thread github
Sys Play It's a kip module which plays music in the background, no matter what are you doing.) XorTroll Thread gitbub
xor:Play Switch System module to play a sound file anywhere (system, game, etc.) XorTroll Thread gitbub

System tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
ChoiDuJourNX a system firmware installer homebrew for the Nintendo Switch. rajkosto Thread git
kezplez-nx A Nintendo Switch (70+) key dumper. tesnos6921 Thread git
NSPower Switch title installer, manager and more. Sequel of eNXhop project. XorTroll Thread git
eNXhop Switch CDN Title Downloader. Update/Mod/sequel/rename of eXhop project. XorTroll
eXhop Nintendo Switch CDN title downloader (like FreeShop), based on Rei's BogInstaller. Mod of XorTroll's original version. tunip3 Thread git
Tinfoil A Switch NSP title installer & manager. Adubbz Thread git
FreeShopNX A Switch CDN Title downloader. git


File Managers

Title Description Author Thread Source
edizon A Savegame editor, directly on the console. thomasnet, WerWolv Thread git

SaveData manager for Nintendo Switch {Nintendo Switch SaveDate Backup & Restore Tool}

NX-Shell {Work in progress port of 3DShell (Multi purpose file manager) to the Nintendo Switch.}

Utilities tools

Title Description Author Thread Source


gcdumptool W {Yet another Nintendo Switch Game Card Dump Tool}

Sys-Netcheat {Open Source cheat engine}

EasyPower {quick utility to reboot the Switch}



Other applications

Title Description Author Thread Source

Noexs Remote Debugger

Games

Temporary list, please help sorting them to proper categories below

bermuda syncrome https://gbatemp.net/threads/bermuda-syndrome.519475/
Pixel shuffle NX https://gbatemp.net/threads/pixel-shuffle-nx.519727/
Doom 3 https://gbatemp.net/threads/dhewm3-nx-a-doom-3-port.519667/
Quake 3 https://gbatemp.net/threads/ioquake3-nx-an-ioquake3-port.518558/
NXQuake2 https://gbatemp.net/threads/nxquake2-a-quake-ii-port.517139/
QuakespasmNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/quakespasmnx-a-better-quake-port.518242/
DukeNukem3D https://gbatemp.net/threads/duke-nukem-3d.502386/
Fade to black https://gbatemp.net/threads/fade-to-black.519075/
REminiscence - Flashback port https://gbatemp.net/threads/reminiscence-flashback-engine-for-the-switch.499860/
The legend of zelda - Mystery of Solarus DX https://gbatemp.net/threads/the-legend-of-zelda-mystery-of-solarus-dx-solarus-engine.500222/
nother World + Heart of alien https://gbatemp.net/threads/another-world-and-heart-of-the-alien-for-switch.505416/
Doki Doki Literature Club https://gbatemp.net/threads/ddlc-3ds-by-lukezgd-ported-to-switch.518969/
DXX (descent1/2) https://gbatemp.net/threads/dxx-switch-descent-1-2-source-port.518746/
Sonic robo Blast 2 https://gbatemp.net/threads/sonic-robo-blast-2-switch-port.506356/
OpenBOR https://gbatemp.net/threads/openbor.499075/
HexGem https://gbatemp.net/threads/hexgem-board-game.512540/
Minesweeper https://gbatemp.net/threads/minesweeper-nx.518482/
MinesweeperNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/minesweeper-nx.517323/
kgDoom https://gbatemp.net/threads/old-doom-port-released.492894/
Openfodder https://gbatemp.net/threads/openfodder-switch-cannon-fodder-port.510070/
100 boxes NX https://gbatemp.net/threads/100-boxes-nx.517683/
2 planes https://gbatemp.net/threads/2planes.517358/
ChocolateDoom port https://gbatemp.net/threads/chocolate-doom-ported-to-the-nintendo-switch.506909/
Opentyrian https://gbatemp.net/threads/opentyrian-port-for-switch.504650/
Flappy NX https://gbatemp.net/threads/flappy-nx-flappy-bird-port-for-switch-installable-nsp.516340/
Press The Button [PyNX] https://gbatemp.net/threads/press-the-button-a-pynx-game.505326/
Postal https://gbatemp.net/threads/postal-for-the-nintendo-switch.505234/
Wolfenstein3D https://gbatemp.net/threads/wolfenstein-3d-port.508755/
Hot Pocolate https://gbatemp.net/threads/hot-pocolate-homebrew-game-alternative-music-visualizer.515039/
Snake [LovePotion] https://gbatemp.net/threads/homebrew-snake-port-lovepotion.498467/
EasyRPG Link's awakening https://gbatemp.net/threads/easyrpg-w-links-awakening-remake.509414/ (illegal ?)
Canonball https://gbatemp.net/threads/cannonball-outrun-engine-ported-to-the-switch-5-0.504194/
SDLPoP https://gbatemp.net/threads/sdlpop-an-open-source-port-of-prince-of-persia-for-switch.503754/
InvaderNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/invadersnx-a-space-invaders-type-game.510841/
SudokuNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/sudokunx-a-sudoku-game-for-the-nintendo-switch.510830/
EasyRPG Player (RPGMaker emulator?) https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-easyrpg-player-rpg-maker-2k-2k3-emulator-for-switch.497328/
Mortis Ghost [EasyRPG] https://gbatemp.net/threads/mortis-ghost-off-easyrpg.510092/
OpenLiero https://gbatemp.net/threads/openliero-port-for-nintendo-switch.509806/ 
added from switchbru appstore:
2048 https://github.com/BernardoGiordano/2048/releases
Space game NX https://github.com/vgmoose/spacenx
Legend of Sword and Fairy https://gbatemp.net/threads/legend-of-sword-and-fairy-freeware-english-1-1.491319/
Hydra Castle Labyrinth Switch https://github.com/Rinnegatamante/HCL-Switch
Meritous https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-meritous-for-switch.498356/
Pong NX https://github.com/TheKgg/switch-pong
Fruit'y https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-fruity-port-for-nintendo-switch-retroguru-team.497708/#post-7854951
TicTacToe nx https://gbatemp.net/threads/alpha-tictactoe-for-nx.497196/
Game example (move to demos page) https://github.com/Dontwait00/game-example/releases
Pickr https://github.com/BernardoGiordano/Pickr/tree/master/switch
sdlpong https://github.com/I-EAT-CHEEZE-YO/switch_sdl_pong/releases
HamsterNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-hamsters-2ds.383457/ https://switchbrew.github.io/nx-hbl/
Tetriswitch https://gbatemp.net/threads/tetriswitch-a-tetris-clone-for-the-switch.498481/#post-7870466
PushA NX https://github.com/Maschell/PushA_NX
NXEngine-evo (cave story) https://github.com/carstene1ns/nxengine-evo
SDL Lopan (mahjong solitaire) wrong source link on switchbru! contact vgmoose to fix it.
Super Methane Bros remake https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-super-methane-brothers.500731/#post-7910398
Wiiero Switch (Open Liero?) https://github.com/KeeganatorP/wiiero-switch
Doom64 ex https://gbatemp.net/threads/doom-64-ex-port.520294/


Game engines Arcade Fighting Plateformer Add more here as needed


Game Engines

Title Description Author Thread Source
Template - Homebrew title Description Author name Release page git


Arcade

Title Description Author Thread Source

Shooter

Title Description Author Thread Source
DXX-Switch A Nintendo Switch port of Descent I & Descent II game engine. This is a fork of DXX-Retro. aagallag unofficial thread github


fighting

Title Description Author Thread Source


Plateformer

Title Description Author Thread Source

Emulators

Temporary list, please help sorting them to proper categories and into nice Tables

LaiNES https://gbatemp.net/threads/laines-a-cycle-accurate-nes-emulator.505010/
pNES
pSNES https://gbatemp.net/threads/psnes-switch-snes9x-port.507847/
pFBA https://gbatemp.net/threads/pfba-final-burn-alpha.497188/
VBA-Next https://gbatemp.net/threads/vba-next-for-switch-works-4-1.504947/
RetroArch Libnx https://gbatemp.net/threads/development-thread-retroarch-libnx.505672/ https://gbatemp.net/threads/retroarch-switch.492920/
  retroarch cores : gearboy, picrodrive, Virtual Jaguar, beetlePSX, gambatte, snes9x 2010 nx, fceu mm, genesis plus gx, mame, mame2000, 
Dolphin https://gbatemp.net/threads/wip-dolphin-emulator-for-the-switch-by-jhiral.510424/
Glide64 https://gbatemp.net/threads/pre-release-glide64-emulator.518910/
ScummVM https://gbatemp.net/threads/scummvm.500178/
MAME-NX https://gbatemp.net/threads/mame-nx-0-72-release.515544/
DeSmuME-NX https://gbatemp.net/threads/desmume-nx-w-laproxs-vertical-mod-ds-emulator.510205/ https://gbatemp.net/threads/desmume-nx-wip-ds-emulator-for-switch.504248/
MelonDs https://gbatemp.net/threads/melonds-for-switch.518300/
mGBA https://gbatemp.net/threads/mgba-builds-now-available.518291/
NESalizer https://gbatemp.net/threads/nesalizer-successor-to-laines.516467/
PCSX-ReARMed port https://gbatemp.net/threads/pcsx-rearmed-port.512289/
GdkGBA https://gbatemp.net/threads/gameboy-advance-emulator-port-gdkgba-works-on-5-0.504186/
Khedgb https://gbatemp.net/threads/gbc-emulator-port-khedgb-works-on-5-0.503969/
chip8-nx https://gbatemp.net/threads/chip8-nx-chip8-emulator-for-nintendo-switch.505085/
neopop https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-neopop-sdl-for-switch.499206/#post-7884164
Brainfuck interpreter https://github.com/TheKgg/switch-brainfuck


Consoles Handhelds Multi platform emulators Computers Arcade emulators


Template line

Title Description Author Thread Source
Template - Homebrew title Description Author Thread git



Consoles

Title Description Author Thread Source
LaiNES A cycle-accurate NES Emulator. kevoot Thread git
pSNES Super NES Emulator. Port of Snes9x for the Switch. cpajuste Thread git
PCSX-ReARMed Playstation 1 Emulator. Port of PCSX-ReARMed for the Switch. Rock88 Thread git
Snes Classic launcher SNES Classic Graphical User Interface. Snes/NES emulator for Nintendo Switch using SNES Classic interface. samthebreadman Release page  ?


Handhelds

Title Description Author Thread Source
DeSmuMe NX NDS emulator Laprox Thread git
VBA-Next Gameboy Advance emulator, based of Libretro's VBA-M. catlover007 Thread git


Multi platform emulators

Title Description Author Thread Source
pFBA: Final Burn Alpha Final Burn Alpha fork for the Switch. Multi system emulator (neogeo, MVS, CPS1, CPS2, System 16, System 18, X Board, Sega's Y Board, megadrive, master system, game gear, pc engine, etc.) cpasjuste Thread git


Computers

Title Description Author Thread Source
Chip8-NX A chip-8 emulator. Marice git
ScummVM Port of ScummVM to the Switch. cpasjuste Thread git


Arcade emulators

Title Description Author Thread Source
MAME-NX MAME emulator port for the Switch. MVG Thread git

Demos

Hello world! Demoscenes Other Demos and Tests


Hello world!

Simple programs which only prints text on screen. A Hello world! is the first thing done in hacking to verify a device can succesfully be tempered with.

Title Description Author Thread Source
sdl Hello World Apps that prints text using SDL and bitmap fonts. vgmoose git
prints fuck you Apps that prints fuck you. xXxSwagnemitexXx Release page git
prints messages Apps that prints messages based on the pressed buttons. leafeon34 Release page See thread

Demoscenes

Demoscenes are scripted media (animation and sound) to demonstrate the device's capabilities and the developer's coding prowess. No user interaction is required nor affecting the program's behavior.

Title Description Author Thread Source
Dokkaebi Hack Animated Demo using SDL. Steven Mattera git
Fireplace Classical ASM school learning fireplace animation using SDL. marice Thread git



Other Demos and Tests

Many homebrew are only small tests to see how to display a picture, or test a button pressing interface. These can be used to learn when you are new to homebrew development.

Title Description Author Thread Source
34c3-demo Demo used at the 34CCC presentation by Plutoo Plutoo git
Do u no de wae Demo based on a meme. Press a button to flow from 3 different binary buffered pictures to create an animation. MegaMagikarp Thread git
FlavorTown Loads a bmp and mp3 files using SDL. AlphonseElric git
FizzBuzz NX FizzBuzz programming contest to see how a developer codes a simple problem. Prints numbers from 0 to 100, prints Fizz for multiple of 3, Buzz for multiple of 5, FizzBuzz for multiple of both 5 and 3. FoxofGrey Deleted thread Deleted
Game Example A console-mode game example to display a roguelike-map. Dontwait00 Thread git
HitTheButton Example of Input interaction with PyNX (homebrew python interperter). tumGER git
Illuminatix A console-mode program printing a pyramid of asterisk. Dontwait00 Thread Included
Useless homebrew Switch v1.1 Port of the Useless Homebrew 1.1 written by Rydian for the DS, 3DS, wiiu, gba etc. Technicmaster0 Thread See thread


See also