Vita homebrew are written with the unofficial SDK, which is a modified ARM EABI toolchain. You get access to all the same public APIs found in the official SDK (which is available only to Sony licensed developers) as well as many private APIs which allows, for example:


Visit the VitaSDK site for more information.


You can request to add your homebrew to the showcase.

  1. To do so, first fork the website on GitHub.
  2. Create a new file _homebrew/ where x is a unique id which you should choose as the next available number and name is a short-name for your homebrew.
  3. Fill the contents of _homebrew/ appropriately. Look at one of the other entries as a template. The fields should be self explanatory.
  4. Take a screenshot of the homebrew, make sure it is a PNG file and copy it to assets/homebrew/ where id and name should be the same as above. For the best results, make sure your screenshot is 240x136.
  5. Commit the changes and send a pull request.


Running into SDK related issues? Need help setting up the toolchain? Want advice on how to do something with vitasdk? You can find the community of developers on FreeNode IRC at #vitasdk. Please only join for development related support! General support can be found at #henkaku. We also have a forum for developers.