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Welcome to 3DBrew,
a wiki dedicated to homebrew on the Nintendo 3DS.
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What is Homebrew? How do I run homebrew?
Homebrew is a popular term used for applications that are created and executed on a video game console by hackers, programmers, developers, and consumers. Keep an eye out on the Homebrew Exploits page for a list of available exploits and their respective requirements.
How do I develop homebrew? What homebrew can I run?
See the Setting up Development Environment‎ page for a guide on how to get started with homebrew development for the 3DS. The toolchain supports Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. See the Homebrew Applications page for a partial list of homebrew applications/games that can be downloaded and installed.

Latest safe firmware

As of this writing, the latest firmware is 11.0.0-33.

There are ways to run homebrew on this version, see Homebrew Exploits.

Full system control exploits are only public for system versions up to and including 9.2.0-X.


Latest news

  • 20 August 16 Yellows8 released hblauncher_loader v1.2, menuhax v3.1, and updated the starter-kit. The sploit_installer build from the starter-kit now supports all regions for stickerhax except CHNTWN. This also sends the Home Menu title-version for the initial *hax payload network request, unless the user changed the system-info(like the latest menuhax_manager and hblauncher_loader).
  • 9 August 16 An updated version of USA SmileBASIC is now available(the updated JPN version was released exactly 2 weeks ago).
  • 29 July 16 Yellows8 released stickerhax, which supports <=11.0.0-33.
  • 27 July 16 Yellows8 released new browserhax(see changelog here) and menuhax v3.0, all of these now support 11.0.0-33.

Latest homebrew releases



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