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A MIPS R4300 64-bit Processor with a Floating Point Co-Processor
The RCP contains the RSP - Reality Signal Processor which is a MIPS R4000-type 32-bit Processor with an SIMD Co-Processor and the RDP - Reality Display Processor a dedicated hardware drawing processor.
Acts as both a BIOS and authentication validator for the console also manages the reset button and interacts with the 4 controller ports using the Joybus Protocol
Responsible for converting digital signals from the RCP to digital audio and video to be sent to the TV.
A homebrew N64 SDK. Still a work-in-progress but very feature-rich already.
- BSD 3 Clause License
- 2D and 3D Graphics
- No Audio
A homebrew N64 SDK for developing N64 games.
- Public Domain
- 2D Graphics only
Nintendo's official SDK library.
- Partial Source-Available
- SGI Audio Tools
Tips for troubleshooting errors during homebrew game development.
List of coding jams aimed toward developing games for the console.
N64 IRIX SDK
Only for use on SGI workstations running IRIX 5.3 or higher with an R4K or higher processor
These tools are mostly 16-bit and will require a Windows OS of Win95, Win98, Win2K, WinXP
Nintendo iQue Linux 32-bit Compiler and Tools
If you are running a version of Linux that can support these programs this is probably the best solution
n64chain N64 Windows/Linux 64-bit Compiler and Tools
This is the most modern compiler and tools, but some parts of the ROM build process are not well supported