What Is the Best ePSXe Full-Screen Filter Setting?

Save

The ePSXe is a PlayStation emulator for Windows and the iPhone. Plugins are additions to the video-game console emulator that can increase its graphics-rendering and sound-producing capabilities. The full-screen filter setting of the ePSXe is enhanced with the use of graphics plugins, most of which can be downloaded for free. With the use of plugins, you can get the best setting possible for the ePSXe full-screen filter setting.

Screen Filter Plugins

  • Screen-filter plugins improve the 3-D model textures of the game sprites and enable anti-aliasing, smoothing out the sharp corners of the polygons that are used to make the 3-D characters. When used in conjunction with custom plugin shaders, the filter makes a picture with stronger colors and blends in some of the shades to hide the hexagonal 3-D model flaws that were common in classic PlayStation games. The best ePSXe full-screen filter settings can be obtained by using Pete's OpenGL2 PSX plugin.

Shaders

  • In addition to the screen-filter plugins, you can download and apply a Shader plugin for the ePSXe, such as ePSXe SPU core 1.7.0 and Eternal SPU Plugin 1.41. Shaders create stronger or brighter shade colors in the 3-D graphics of PlayStation games, improving the image of character sprites and background graphics during game play. To enable the shader in ePSXe, click "Configure" and select "Video." Select "Configure Pete's PSX OpenGL Renderer" and then click the box next to "Shader Effects" to select it. Select the shader effects from the drop-down menu, such as "3: ARB program" for Pete's OGL2. For the best shader settings, select "4" for the Shader level and select "Yes" for "Use pixel shader for 'PSX texture window' emulation."

How to Use

  • Download Pete's OpenGL2 PSX GPI v2.08 plugin for free from Pete's Domain at Pbernert.com. Use WinZip to extract the plugin files and save them in the plugins folder located in the ePSXe folder on your computer. Saving the files there helps the emulator quickly find the files and utilize them when you change your filter settings.

Configuring the Filter

  • Start the ePSXe emulator. Click "Config" and select "Video." Select "Pete's OpenGL Driver" and then click "Configure" to open "Configure Pete's PSX OpenGL Renderer." While in "Configure Pete's PSX OpenGL Renderer" click the circle next to "Fullscreen mode" to select it. Click the arrow of the "Desktop resolution" drop-down menu to expand it and select the manufacturer's recommended resolution for your computer monitor, such as "1920 x 1080." Type "1440" and "1080" into the "Window size" text boxes. Check the box next to "Use Window size in Fullscreen mode" by clicking on it. Select "2" for "Internal X resolution," "Internal Y resolution" and "Stretching mode." Set Texture Filter to "4." Change the "Hi-Res textures" number to "2." Click the box next to "Screen filtering" to apply the full-screen filter and get the best graphic settings for your ePSXe.

References

  • Photo Credit Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

Resources

You May Also Like

  • How to Install VBA on a PS3

    The Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) home gaming console has dazzled both casual and more serious gamers with its unprecedented online network capabilities,...

  • How to Make PCSX2 Run Faster on a Computer

    The PCSX2 emulator is a piece of software that allows you to play PlayStation 2 games on your PC by simulating the...

  • How to Configure PSX Emulator

    The ePSXe is a totally free emulator that allows you to play your PlayStation games on your computer. Configuring it can be...

  • How to Adjust a Monitor's Resolution

    A high monitor resolution shows more detail, but individual items appear smaller onscreen. A low monitor resolution shows less detail, but items...

  • How to Use a Soft Plugin on EPSXE

    For owners of the PlayStation One, ePSXe provides a way to enjoy PlayStation games away from the console and on a computer...

Related Searches

Check It Out

How to Build and Grow a Salad Garden On Your Balcony

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!