Performance guide

Learn how to configure Dolphin to get the maximum performance out of it. This guide explains all the settings of the emulator and their impact on performance.

Configuring controllers

How to configure Dolphin to emulate a GameCube pad or a Wiimote using a different type of controller or even a keyboard.

Controlling the Global User Directory

Explains how to bring settings and saves into 4.0-era builds, and how to control the new system.

Recommended accessories for Dolphin

A guide listing anything you might want to buy to make your experience with Dolphin better: Bluetooth dongles, sensor bars, Wii Remotes, adapters, etc.

Wii Remote Plus (RVL-CNT-01-TR) Connection Guide

Describes how to use the problematic breed of the Wii Remote Plus: the RVL-CNT-01-TR.

Netplay Guide

Shows how to set up Netplay in Dolphin for reliable internet play.

Wii Network Guide

Learn how to configure Dolphin to play Wii games online through the Nintendo WFC. This allows you to play games online with other Dolphin users or real Wii users.

NAND Usage Guide

Explains how to dump and use your Wii's NAND in Dolphin.

FIFO Player documentation (for testers and developers)

The FIFO Player is a feature of Dolphin allowing graphics rendering to be recorded to a file. It is most commonly used by developers to debug graphics issues without having to own the game. If you want to report a graphics rendering bug, read this guide first!