Jnes on Android returns

posted by Jabo Jnes Comments11
A year ago Jnes got suspended from the Google Play, and despite an appeal they were not willing to change this. The entire transition from having a well regarded app to nothing was jarring given countless hours spent coding. I tried to forget about this and focus on other things for a while.

Figuring out how to move forward from here was a tricky puzzle others have experienced. In my case, I didn't want to change the app or alienate anyone who funded development by purchasing it. However after a year of watching Jnes sit on the shelf, I decided to publish a free version with the all the base functionality you would expect from an emulator, there is an in-app purchase for extra features like Bluetooth Netplay. You can download the new beta release here



I felt this approach was the simplest compromise to make Jnes available again and let more people enjoy it. I'm hopeful changes I've made to the app, and Google improving it's developer support, will make this unlikely to happen again, but there are no guarantees. A special thanks to everyone who supported Jnes on the Android previously, this wouldn't have been possible with you. Whether you buy the extra features or not, I know you'll enjoy using this app to play games, please let me know.
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Fadox 1488680313000 #1

This version is better than the old one? I bought the old one so I'm afraid to delete it and no longer find it.

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Jabo 1488988175000 #2

This version is better than the old one?

This version is not better necessarily, however if there are any updates in the future they would be for this new package.

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Demon 1489364196000 #3

Are the save states and save files interchangeable from mobile to windows?

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Jabo 1489593869000 #4

Are the save states and save files interchangeable from mobile to windows?

Yes and it's been improved in 1.2 there were issues previously.

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akky 1491190383000 #5

Are you working on the Android port for any new update?

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Bradleyw801 1491409882000 #6

Cover art won't automatically download in this new version. Am I doing something wrong? PS I bought the original and donated on this new version.

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I'm new to this... 1491583618000 #7

i just downloaded jnes and i can not find out how to start roms i have already downloaded


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Jabo 1491841757000 #8

Are you working on the Android port for any new update?

There are no plans at this time.

Cover art won't automatically download in this new version. Am I doing something wrong? PS I bought the original and donated on this new version.

Thanks for supporting the app. Android development is time consuming and tedious! Cover artwork was removed in this version due to it being free now and google previously removing the app for unknown reasons. It's possible it might come back in the future for users who upgrade to the extra features, so stay tuned sorry I can't be more definitive.

i just downloaded jnes and i can not find out how to start roms i have already downloaded

You should have seen a message about going to the settings page, there is a setting that tells Jnes where your games are. It tries to auto discover this path but often fails, if you would kindly tell me where this path ended up being I can try to improve this in the future.

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hawc 1493189890000 #9

I did the in app purchase to get the controller options. Purchase went thru fine but the new features only work online. Offline I get a purchase verification error. Any way around this?

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Jabo 1494269771000 #10

Offline I get a purchase verification error. Any way around this?

Are there any error messages or are the features just disabled when not connected? I think this is something I will have to fix with an update, appreciate you helping beta test.

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Zer0 1511117245000 #11

Where do I get roms

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