Install Arduino on Nintendo Switch
Arduino IDE 1.8.X. Now called Arduino IDE Legacy, based on the Java and Python Frameworks.
Use this to flash your code to Arduino microprocessors.
To run: Menu -> Programming -> Arduino IDE.
To run in a terminal: arduino
Fortunately, Arduino is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Arduino.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu, which is currently version 5.1.0 Ubuntu Bionic.
Arduino will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Arduino.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Programming category.
Now scroll down to find Arduino in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Arduino for you!
Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at https://pi-apps.io