The First iOS PSP Emulator “PPSSPP” Now Runs Games At 60 Frames Per Second, Here’s How To Install It

A couple of days ago we told you about the first PSP emulator for iOS called PPSSPP that was showed off in video demo. The only unfortunate thing about it was that its framerate was super low because it used interpreter rather than Just In Time (JIT).

Regardless, the developers behind PPSSPP for iOS had made some good progress and the project definitely looked promising. The only thing needed to make this PSP emulator actually playable was to get JIT running on iOS.

How To Install PPSSPP For iOS

It looks like today the developers have overcome that hurdle and have gotten JIT fully functioning. A new video has now been made that shows PPSSPP running at 60 frames per second while playing Wipeout Pure with frameskip also enabled.

Not all games are playable on PPSSPP, but if you are interested in testing the emulator out for yourself it can now be downloaded from the following repository:

PPSSPP definitely looks like an exciting project and we will be sure to keep you updated with its progress over the next few weeks. Until that time, let us know how it is working for you if you decided to give it a try.

Remember that you will need to manually install PSP ROMs using an iOS file system editing program and place them in the “var/mobile/media/roms/” directory. And yes you will obviously need a Jailbroken iOS device.

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  • Anon

    Source for ROM’s?

  • JadenEllett

    Google :D

  • Jack Gruber

    do you just download the iso and add it to the docuements folder?

  • JadenEllett

    You download the ISO and add it to this directory “var/mobile/media/roms/”

  • flowjbx

    the Repo is not working :( please help

  • http://modmyi.com/forums/iphone-4-new-skins-themes-launches/740147-neurotech-hd.html#post5637502 Jay

    The iPad 4 probably runs this way better than the iPad 3, I’d imagine.

  • rick

    something error when im trying to add the source :(

  • radin

    I already downloaded from the source, and I already put ISO into the rom directory, but when I click on the PPSSPP, it crash… (the rom is compatible,already check it)

  • http://twitter.com/joebest2004 Joe Best

    when I add source it goes wrong and says POSIX: Operation timed out

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  • bloky

    I did download it from the source but didnt work crash my iphone and put it in an Apple logo loop i tried lots of things to fix it, but didnt work had to update lost my jailbreak, thanks PPSSPP u really so mach fun. -_-

  • Tarun

    I am worried that if i jail broke my device the owners of apple will not fix my ipad