Skyline emulator APK Download for Android Nintendo Switch

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Skyline emulator for Android

LicenseOpen source

Content summary

  1. Info
  2. System requirements
  3. How to install
  4. How to update
  5. Last features
  6. How to download
  7. Frequently Asked Questions

Skyline is an open source and experimental emulator that runs on Android devices and emulates the functionality of a Nintendo Switch system.

Skyline is designed to provide an accurate, performant, and user-friendly emulation experience through an ARMv8 Compatibility Layer and System Emulation.

The Skyline emulator Project, while currently led by Mark, is composed of a team of open-source developers from all around the world.

The Nintendo Switch system software is codenamed Horizon, and Skyline is a synonym and alludes to that software.

This project is licensed under Mozilla Public License 2.0, Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo Co., Ltd, Android is a trademark of Google LLC.

Skyline emulator for Android

System requirements

The following table lists the minimum system requirements for running this application on smartphone and tablet devices.

OSAndroid 8 (or above)
CPUArm v8a 64 bit – Octa-core 2.0 GHz (or higher)
RAM6 GB minimum (8 GB recommended)
Storage32 MB minimum
Display1080p (or higher)

The app performance may vary depending on device hardware configuration.

For the best experience, users should be running within the recommended requirements.


  1. Download the app on Android device
  2. Open a file manager on the device
  3. Select the folder containing the downloaded file
  4. Open the .apk file and press Install
  5. If required, allow Install unknown app
  6. Launch the app

Applications need to access certain devices systems: as soon as an application is installed, you will be informed of all the permissions it requires.

Skyline emulator for Android


This app is from a third-party developer, so an automatic update won’t be available.

You will need to manually update the app by removing the old version and installing the new version.

You can download any version of this application directly from our website.

You can contact our technical staff and receive the app archives of most versions and you can download them according to your needs.

Change log

Features that are implemented in the last version:

  • Write ApplicationErrorArg ErrorApplets to log
  • Implement Software Keyboard applet
  • Add a single-header linear allocator implementation
  • Fix non-indexed quad draws
  • Rewrite buffer megabuffering to be per view and more efficient
  • Use spans instead of ptr and size in kernel memory
  • Handle unsigned builds on CI
  • Support forcing 60Hz display on Xiaomi MIUI

Development versions have the latest fixes and optimizations, but their constantly changing nature means that little testing has been done on them and unknown bugs may appear.

Skyline emulator for Android


Size11.8 MB

The latest version of this app is available on the link button below.


This guide/tutorial can answer the following questions:

  • How to install Skyline emulator on Android
  • How to install Nintendo Switch emulator on Android
  • How to play Nintendo Switch games on Android
  • How to run Nintendo Switch emulator on Android
  • Can I play Nintendo Switch on Android