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(Free Development Tools: The ISO and Code::Blocks setups are very old. We really shouldn't be treating them like they're recommended for normal use.)
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* [[Porting FAQs]]
* [[Porting FAQs]]
=== Official Development Tools ===
=== Official Development Tools (unsupported and not legal to use without a license from Sega) ===
* SEGA [[Katana]] SDK
* SEGA [[Katana]] SDK
* Microsoft [[WinCE]] SDK
* Microsoft [[WinCE]] SDK

Revision as of 19:35, 16 September 2016

This section is currently undergoing a rewrite. Feel free to help writing tutorials. Old documentation is at the bottom


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VMU and other accessories


Official Development Tools (unsupported and not legal to use without a license from Sega)

Old documents before rewrite of this page (probably outdated)


Free Development Tools

There are three free development libraries you can choose to start developing for the Dreamcast console.

Pre-compiled tools (outdated)

fackue has released a special pre-configured development ISO for Windows, known as the DC Dev ISO. However, this has not been updated in some time (since 2008), and is not recommended for current development.

In addition, he also released a pre-compiled version of the Code::Blocks IDE for Windows along with Dreamcast development tools. Like the DC Dev ISO above, this has not been updated since 2008 and should not be used for current development.

Documents and Tutorials



Additional Libraries



A list of quite all independet/homebrew Dreamcast developers can be found here.