Nintendo DS Emulation NEWS
Description Windows for the Nintendo DS
21st August 2005
Nintendo® DS Windowing System
NDS WinS is an API for the Nintendo Dual Screen.
This is a port of the famous GBA WinS first coded by Francesco
and is still available at www.gbawins.com.
However, NDS WinS is NOT a direct port of GBA WinS.
NDS WinS currently have the following features in addition
to GBA WinS's features
100% Touch Screen Integration which means :
o Drag-able and Resize-able Windows
o On-Screen vKb (virtual Keyboard) for easy text editing
o Clickable Buttons and other Controls
Cool new Application Lunching system Icons
Can hold ANY GBA WinS application
Please note that NDS WinS can run any application
coded and compiled correctly using any compiler.
The applications at this stage built in and must be pre-compiled
with the NDS WinS and WGL (WinS Graphic Library) libraries.
A File System using a Computer-based program to inject
Using WiFi to:
Create a basic file types handlers :
o Text, Pictures and documents viewers
o Music : MP3, Ogg and WAV
o Movies : low-res and low-bps MPG and AVI files
o *.WnS Executable files as WinS Application
o Moreover, almost ANY file!
Using the NDS WiFi to:
o Send WinS Applications or Files from one DS to another
o Create a varieties of Web-Based applications :
x Web Browser
x MSN Messenger
x Yahoo Messenger
o Communication between multiple DSs Unlimited options
Support for full screen applications
MAJOR Speed optimizations
Find a use for the second screen
Working with WinS:
To Open Applications: Tap the Application's icon.
To Move/Drag a Window: Press the Title-bar and move
with your stylus.
To Resize a Window: Press the right edge for X-axis
down edge for Y-axis and right-down corner for both.
To Insert Text: (only where possible) Click on the
Edit Box you want to edit,
Write your text using the on-screen vKb and then press "Done"
To Close a Window: Tap the close button (the 'x' button
on the right-top edge)
Applications included in NDS WinS Demo:
WinS Paint A basic Paint application
WinS BasiCalc A basic Calculator - Added a divide button
Dominator A WinS puzzle game more info in the
LoveCalc Computes the love-rate of two names
Notepad A basic Text editing program
TicTacToe A Tic-Tac-Toe game
The Hottest DCEmu Posters
Francesco Napolitano for creating the original GBA
Chétic - for great help in beta testing ( I personally
DONT have a DS )